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PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE
YIGO, GUAM
EPA FACILITY ID: GU6571999519

January 4, 2002

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

EVALUATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION AND EXPOSURE PATHWAYS

COMMUNITY HEALTH CONCERNS

ATSDR CHILD HEALTH INITIATIVE

CONCLUSIONS

RECOMMENDATIONS

PUBLIC HEALTH ACTION PLAN

REFERENCES

TABLES

FIGURES

APPENDIX A. EVALUATION OF POTENTIAL IRP SITES AT ANDERSON AFB

APPENDIX B. GLOSSARY

APPENDIX C. ATSDR'S EXPOSURE EVALUATION PROCESS

APPENDIX D. BIOTA TABLES

APPENDIX E. RESPONSE TO PUBLIC COMMENT


LIST OF TABLES

Table 1. Exposure Hazards Summary Table, Andersen Air Force Base, Guam

Table 2. Summary of Exposure Pathways at Andersen Air Force Base

Table 3. Summary of Radon Monitoring at Andersen Air Force Base


LIST OF FIGURES

Figure 1. Area Map

Figure 2. Subbasins Underlying Andersen AFB

Figure 3. ATSDR's Exposure Evaluation Process

Figure 4a. Locations of the 39 IRP Sites

Figure 4b. Locations of the 39 IRP Sites

Figure 5a. Locations of Suspected Groundwater Plumes

Figure 5b. Locations of Suspected Groundwater Plumes

Figure 6. General Regions of On- and Off-base Biota Sampling Collection


LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS

ABW Air Base Wing
AFB Air Force Base
AOC area of concern
ATSDR Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
CAIS chemical agent identification sets
CCl4 carbon tetrachloride
CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act
CRP community response plan
CV comparison value
DCA 1,2-dichloroethane
DOD U.S. Department of Defense
EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
ESI Expanded Source Investigation
FFA Federal Facility Agreement
FS feasibility study
GEPA Guam Environmental Protection Agency
GPZ groundwater protection zone
GWA Public Utility Agency of Guam
IRP Installation Restoration Program
kg kilogram
MARBO Marianas Bonins Command
MCL EPA's maximum contaminant level
mg/kg/day milligrams per kilogram per day
MRL ATSDR's minimal risk level
MW military well
NA not applicable
ND not detected
NPL EPA's National Priorities List
OU operable unit
PCB polychlorinated biphenyl
PCE tetrachloroethylene
pCi/L picocuries per liter
PHAP public health action plan
POL petroleum, oil, and lubricants
ppb parts per billion
ppm parts per million
RCRA Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
RfD EPA's reference dose
RI/FS remedial investigation/feasibility study
ROD Record of Decision (ROD)
SDS storm drainage system
SVOC semi-volatile organic compound
TCA 1,1,1-trichloroethane
TCE trichloroethylene
TPH total petroleum hydrocarbons
UST underground storage tank
UXO unexploded ordnance
VOC volatile organic compound
WDBP War Dog Borrow Pit

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