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PETITIONED PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE
(a/k/a USAF EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE ARMAMENT DIVISION)
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, OKALOOSA COUNTY, FLORIDA
EPA FACILITY ID: FL8570024366

April 11, 2003

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 APPENDICES

LIST OF ACRONYMS

SUMMARY

BACKGROUND

EVALUATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION, EXPOSURE PATHWAYS, AND PUBLIC HEALTH IMPLICATIONS

COMMUNITY CONCERNS

CHILDREN'S HEALTH CONSIDERATIONS

CONCLUSIONS

PUBLIC HEALTH ACTION PLAN

PREPARERS OF REPORT

REFERENCES

TABLES

FIGURES

APPENDICES


LIST OF TABLES

Table 1. Evaluation of Potential Exposure Pathways at Eglin AFB

Table 2. IRP Sites Evaluated for Potentially Contributing Contamination to Tom's Bayou


LIST OF FIGURES

Figure 1. Location of Eglin AFB

Figure 2. Eglin Reservation

Figure 3. Eglin Main Base

Figure 4. Demographics Map for Eglin AFB


LIST OF APPENDICES

Appendix A. ATSDR Plain Language Glossary

Appendix B. Air Modeling Assumptions and Results

Appendix C. Information on How ATSDR Assesses Exposure


LIST OF ACRONYMS
AFB Air Force Base
AOC area of concern
ARC ambient reference concentration
ATSDR Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CEL cancer effects level
CREG cancer risk evaluation guide
CSF cancer slope factor
2,4-D 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid
DDD dichlorodiphenyldichloroethane
DDE dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene
DDT dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane
DU depleted uranium
EMEG environmental media evaluation guide
EPA US Environmental Protection Agency
FDEP Florida Department of Environmental Protection
HCH hexachlorocyclohexane
IRIS Integrated Risk Information System
IRP Installation Restoration Program
µg/m3 micrograms per cubic meter
µg/kg/day micrograms per kilogram per day
mg/kg/day milligrams per kilogram per day
MRL minimal risk level
NAAQS National Ambient Air Quality Standard
NPL National Priorities List
OB/OD open burning/open detonation
PCB polychlorinated biphenyl
PCE tetrachloroethylene (perchloroethylene)
POI point of interest
RBC risk-based concentration
RCRA Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
RfD reference dose
RMEG reference dose media evaluation guide
SSL soil screening level
2,4,5-T 2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid
TCDD 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin
TCE trichloroethylene
TSP total suspended particulates
UXO unexploded ordnance
US United States

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