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PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT

BOOMSNUB/AIRCO SUPERFUND SITE
(a/k/a BOOMSNUB/AIRCO)
VANCOUVER, CLARK COUNTY, WASHINGTON
EPA FACILITY ID: WAD009624453

September 28, 2001

Prepared by:

Washington State Department of Health
Under Cooperative Agreement with the
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry


TABLE OF CONTENTS

LIST OF TABLES

LIST OF FIGURES

LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS/ACRONYMS

SUMMARY

1. PURPOSE AND HEALTH ISSUES

2. BACKGROUND

3. DISCUSSION

4. COMMUNITY HEALTH CONCERNS

5. PUBLIC HEALTH ACTION PLAN

PREPARER OF REPORT

TABLES

FIGURES

REFERENCES

APPENDIX A: CONTAMINANTS OF CONCERN

APPENDIX B: EXPOSURE ASSUMPTIONS

APPENDIX C: NON-CANCER ADVERSE HEALTH EFFECTS AND CANCER RISK EVALUATION

APPENDIX D: RESPONSE TO PUBLIC COMMENTS

GLOSSARY

CERTIFICATION


LIST OF TABLES

Table 1: Completed Exposure Pathways for the Boomsnub/Airco Superfund Site

Table 2: Potential Exposure Pathways for the Boomsnub/Airco Superfund Site

Table 3: Boomsnub Soil Operable Unit-LaValley, Voorhies, Railroad Right-of-Way, and Heuvel Properties Maximum Levels of Contaminants of Concern and Human Health Comparison Values-Soil


LIST OF FIGURES

Figure 1. Boomsnub/BOC Gases Site Location Map

Figure 2. Site Plan-Boomsnub Soil Operable Unit

Figure 3. Monitoring and Extraction Well Network

Figure 4. Chromium Concentrations-Boomsnub Soil Operable Unit


LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS/ACRONYMS

ATSDR

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
CPAHs Carcinogenic Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
CREGs Cancer Risk Evaluation Guidelines
CSFs Cancer Slope Factors
DWELs Drinking Water Equivalent Levels
Ecology Washington State Department of Ecology
EMEGs Environmental Media Evaluation Guidelines
EPA United States Environmental Protection Agency
LOAEL Lowest Observed Adverse Effect Level
LTHA Lifetime Health Advisories
MRL Minimal Risk Level
MTCA Model Toxics Control Act (Washington State)
NOAEL No Observed Adverse Effect Level
RfD Reference Dose
RMEGs Reference Dose Media Evaluation Guidelines
WDOH Washington State Department of Health


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