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PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT

BEEDE WASTE OIL
PLAISTOW, ROCKINGHAM COUNTY
NEW HAMPSHIRE
CERCLIS NO. NHD018958140

Prepared By

The New Hampshire Division of Public Health Services
Under a cooperative agreement with the
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry


TABLE OF CONTENTS

SUMMARY

BACKGROUND

COMMUNITY HEALTH CONCERNS

ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION AND OTHER HAZARDS

PATHWAYS ANALYSIS

PUBLIC HEALTH IMPLICATIONS

CONCLUSIONS

RECOMMENDATIONS

HEALTH ACTIVITIES RECOMMENDATION PANEL

PUBLIC HEALTH ACTION PLAN

PREPARERS OF REPORT

REFERENCES

APPENDIX A: Figures

APPENDIX B: Composite Analysis of the Fifteen Excavated 55-Gallon Drums near the free product interceptor trench

APPENDIX C: Public Comments and Responses

LIST OF TABLES

Table 1. Contaminants of concern in on-site groundwater at the Beede Waste Oil site, Plaistow, NH

Table 2. Contaminants of concerns in on-site surface soil at the Beede Waste Oil site, Plaistow, NH

Table 3. Contaminants of concern in residential wells near the Beede Waste Oil site, Plaistow, NH

Table 4. Contaminants of concern in off-site surface water at the Beede Waste Oil site, Plaistow, NH

Table 5. Contaminants of concern in off-site sediment near the Beede Waste Oil site, Plaistow, NH


ABBREVIATIONS

1,2-DCA – 1,2-Dichloroethane
1,2-DCE – cis and trans-1,2-Dichloroethylene
1,1,1-TCA – 1,1,1-Trichloroethane
AEI – Aires Engineering Inc.
AST – Above-ground Storage Tank
ATSDR – Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
AWQC – Ambient Water Quality Criteria
BWO – Beede Waste Oil
CDM – Camp, Dresser and McKee
cis-1,2-DCE – cis-1,2-Dichloroethylene
COC – Contaminant of Concern
CREG – Cancer Risk Evaluation Guide
CSF – Cancer Slope Factor
DWEL – Drinking Water Equivalent Level
EMEG – Environmental Media Evaluation Guide
EPA – Environmental Protection Agency
GPB – Groundwater Protection Bureau
GPR – Ground Penetrating Radar
HARP – Health Activities Recommendation Panel
HRS – Hazard Ranking System
LNAPL – Light Non-Aqueous Phase Liquid
LOAEL – Lowest Observed Adverse Effect Level
LTHA – Lifetime Health Advisory
MCL – Maximum Contaminant Level
MCP – Massachusetts Contingency Plan
MRL – Minimal Risk Level
MTBE – Methyl tert-butyl ether
NH DES – New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services
NH DPHS – New Hampshire Division of Public Health Services
NOAEL – No Observed Adverse Effect Level
NPL – National Priorities List
PAH – Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon
PCB – Polychlorinated Biphenyl
PCE – Tetrachloroethylene
PHA – Public Health Assessment
PHAP – Public Health Action Plan
PHC – Petroleum Hydrocarbon
POE – Point of Entry (Treatment Device)
PSLH – Phase Separated Liquid Hydrocarbon
RCRA – Resource, Conservation and Recovery Act
RfD – Oral Reference Dose
RMEG – Reference Media Evaluation Guide
SHA – Sanborn, Head and Associates
SVOC – Semi-volatile Organic Chemical
SWRP – Surface Water Runoff Pit
TCE – Trichloroethylene
trans-1,2-DCE – trans-1,2-Dichloroethylene
TRI – Toxic Release Inventory
TWM – Total Waste Management
UST – Underground Storage Tank
VOC – Volatile Organic Chemical

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