PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT
PELHAM, HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, NEW HAMPSHIRE
EPA FACILITY ID: NH0002323111
April 25, 2001
New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau of Health Risk Assessment
Under Cooperative Agreement with the
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
TABLE OF CONTENTS
(A) Public Health Implications of Exposure
(B) Health Outcome Data Review
(C) Community Health Concerns
APPENDIX A: TABLES
Table 1: Concentrations of contaminants in auto-shredder residue (ASR) waste on the site.
Table 2a: Concentrations of contaminants in soils that had been beneath the ASR waste pile, March 1999 - May 1999.
Table 2b: Concentrations of contaminants in onsite subsurface soils (1-6 feet below ground surface), January 2000 - February 2000.
Table 2c: Concentrations of contaminants in onsite surface soils near the scrap metal pile, October 2000.
Table 3: Concentrations of contaminants in off-site surface soils (0-3 inches deep), 1997.
Table 4: Concentrations of contaminants in sediments of Island Pond Brook.
Table 5a: Concentrations of metals in groundwater beneath the site, 1999-2000.
Table 5b: Concentrations of organic compounds in groundwater beneath the site, 1999-2000.
Table 6: Lead and arsenic in drinking water samples from the Hobbs Road - Balcom Road area, 1997-2000.
Table 7: Cancer Incidence in Pelham, New Hampshire, 1993 - 1997.
APPENDIX D: COMMUNITY NEEDS ASSESSMENT SURVEY
APPENDIX E; ATSDR HEALTH CONSULTATIONS (9/28/99, 12/17/99)
APPENDIX F: GLOSSARY
APPENDIX G: DESCRIPTION OF HEALTH COMPARISON VALUES
APPENDIX H: WRITTEN COMMENTS ON PUBLIC COMMENT RELEASE