VIDEO : Ammonia Expected to Be Completely Removed From IceHouse This Week
VINELAND - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is moving forward with the cleanup of dangerous chemicals at South Jersey Ice and Cold Storage in Vineland. Phase two will involve the removal of the anhydrous ammonia from the building. Today EPA officials say that the removal of all frozen products has been completed. The work-time evacuation of residents within a 500 square foot radius of the facility began Wednesday and will continue from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday. The EPA says that air monitoring continues and that the results are showing no concerns for the community. The removal of the ammonia into a pump truck is expected to be completed on Friday.