Emerson is committed to informing the community about the actions that are being undertaken to address the environmental conditions at the former Kopflex site in cooperation with the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This website provides a history of the former Kopflex site, a summary of the environmental conditions and response activities being conducted in both onsite and offsite areas, links to documents pertinent to the ongoing remediation activities, and community information.

Site Description

The former Kop-Flex site is located at 7555 and 7565 Harmans Road in Hanover, Anne Arundel County, Maryland. The site occupies a total area of approximately 25 acres. The property is bordered to the north by a Verizon Communications maintenance facility; to the east by the Williams-Scotsman facility followed by railroad tracks; to the south by the Williams-Scotsman facility followed by Maryland State Route 100; and to the west by undeveloped land along Stony Run, a tributary of the Patapsco River, followed by Harmans Road and residential areas. The former Kop-Flex site is currently owned by Harmans Road Associates, LLC, which has redeveloped the property to serve as a commercial warehouse facility.

Community Information
  • Sampling of the onsite and offsite groundwater monitoring wells was conducted the week of May 28, 2018.
  • Drilling and installation of the additional offsite groundwater monitoring wells was completed on May 1, 2018.
  • Start-up of the groundwater extraction and treatment system was initiated the week of March 6th, 2017, with continuous operation beginning the week of March 27th, 2017.