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PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT

LOXAHATCHEE NURSERY
PALM CITY, MARTIN COUNTY, FLORIDA
CERCLIS NO. FL0001900091

September 29, 1998

Prepared by:

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Division of Health Assessment and Consultation
Exposure Investigations and Consultation Branch
Petition Response Section


Table of Contents

Summary

Background

    A. Site Description and History
    B. Previous ATSDR Actions
    C. Site Visit
    D. Demographics, Land Use, and Natural Resource Use

Community Health Concerns

Environmental Contamination and Other Hazards

    A. Environmental Contamination
    B. Physical and Other Hazards

Pathways Analyses

    A. Completed Exposure Pathway
    B. Potential Exposure Pathways

Public Health Implications

    A. Toxicologic Evaluation
    B. Health Outcome Data Evaluation
    C. Community Health Concerns Evaluation

ATSDR Child Health Initiative

Conclusions

Recommendations

Public Health Action Plan

Preparers of Report

References

APPENDIX A -- ACRONYMS

APPENDIX B -- FIGURES

    Figure 1: March 1998 Sampling Event Location Map -- Draft
    Figure 2: Demographic Information

APPENDIX C -- TABLES

    Table 1: Completed Exposure Pathways
    Table 2: Potential Exposure Pathways
    Table 3: On-Site Groundwater Sampling Results
    Table 4: Private Well and Off-Site Temporary Well Sampling Results
    Table 5: On-Site Soil Sampling Results - Soil Depth Unspecified
    Table 6: On-Site Surface Soil Sampling Results - 1998
    Table 7: Off-Site Surface Soil Sampling Results - 1998
    Table 8: Sediment Sampling Results - 1998
    Table 9: Tank Pull Sampling Results

APPENDIX D -- COMPARISON VALUES

APPENDIX E -- ATSDR METHODOLOGY

APPENDIX F -- ATSDR HEALTH CONSULTATION

APPENDIX G -- ATSDR RESPONSE TO COMMENTS

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