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PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT


FORT RILEY
(a/k/a FORT RILEY MILITARY RESERVATION)
FORT RILEY, GEARY COUNTY, KANSAS
CERCLIS NO. KS6214020756

March 29, 2000

Prepared by:

Federal Facilities Assessment Branch
Division of Health Assessment and Consultation
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry


TABLE OF CONTENTS

LIST OF TABLES

LIST OF FIGURES

LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS

SUMMARY

BACKGROUND

Site Description and History
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry Involvement
Demographics and Land Use
Quality Assurance and Quality Control

EVALUATION OF POTENTIAL EXPOSURE PATHWAYS

Introduction
Evaluation of the Groundwater Exposure Pathway
Evaluation of the Soil Exposure Pathway

COMMUNITY HEALTH CONCERNS

ATSDR CHILD HEALTH INITIATIVE

CONCLUSIONS

PUBLIC HEALTH ACTION PLAN

PREPARERS OF REPORT

REFERENCES

TABLES

FIGURES

APPENDIX A. List of Types of Comparison Values

APPENDIX B. Glossary

APPENDIX C. Estimated Exposure and Health Effects


LIST OF TABLES

Table 1. Evaluation of Potential Public Health Hazards Associated With the Operable Units at Fort Riley

Table 2. Exposure Pathways Evaluation Table

Table 3. Summary of Contaminants in Shallow Groundwater Beneath and Downgradient from the MAAF-FFTA

Table 4. Summary of Contaminants in Off-post Private Wells


LIST OF FIGURES

Figure 1. Area Map

Figure 2. Site Map

Figure 3. ATSDR’s Exposure Evaluation Process

Figure 4. Location of Marshall Army Airfield-Former Fire Training Area


LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS

AT averaging time
ATSDR Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
bgs below ground surface
BW body weight
CF conversion factor
CPF cancer potency factor
CREG ATSDR’s cancer risk evaluation guide
CV comparison value
1,2-DCE 1,2-dichloroethylene
DCF Dry Cleaning Facility
DDT 1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethane
EF exposure frequency
ED exposure duration
EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
FFA Federal Facilities Agreement
FS feasibility study
IR ingestion rate
KDHE Kansas Department of Health and Environment
kg kilogram
MCL EPA’s maximum contaminant level
MAAF-FFTA Marshall Army Airfield- Former Fire Training Area l
MRL ATSDR’s minimal risk leve
mg/kg milligrams of contaminant per kilogram
mg/kg/day milligrams of contaminant per kilogram per day
OUs operable units
PAOC potential area of contamination
PAHs polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
PCBs polychlorinated biphenyls
PCE tetrachloroethylene
PHAP Public Health Action Plan
ppb parts per billion
ppm parts per million
PSF Pesticide Storage Facility
RAB Restoration Advisory Board
RCRA Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
RFD EPA’s reference dose
RI remedial investigation
RMEG ATSDR’s reference dose media evaluation guide
ROD record of decision
SFL Southwest Funston Landfill
SVE soil vapor extraction
TCE trichloroethylene
UST underground storage tanks
VOCs volatile organic compound
XRF X-ray fluorescence
µg/dL micrograms per deciliter

 

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