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PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT

PFOHL BROTHERS LANDFILL
CHEEKTOWAGA, ERIE COUNTY, NEW YORK
CERCLIS NO. NYD980507495

November 2, 1995

Prepared by

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Public Health Service
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Atlanta, Georgia

TABLE OF CONTENTS

LIST OF FIGURES

LIST OF TABLES

SUMMARY

BACKGROUND

COMMUNITY HEALTH CONCERNS

ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION AND OTHER HAZARDS

PATHWAY ANALYSIS

PUBLIC HEALTH IMPLICATIONS

CONCLUSIONS

RECOMMENDATIONS

PUBLIC HEALTH ACTIONS

REFERENCES

PREPARERS OF REPORT

APPENDICES

LIST OF FIGURES

Appendix 1, Figure 1 - Location Plan, Pfohl Brothers Landfill, Cheektowaga, New York.

Appendix 1, Figure 2 - Site Map, Pfohl Brothers Landfill, Cheektowaga, New York.

Appendix 1, Figure 3 - 1988 - 1992 Toxic Chemical Release Inventory Facilities Near Pfohl Brothers Site.

LIST OF TABLES

Appendix 3, Table 1. Contaminants Detected in On-Site Exposed Drum Contents, Above Health Comparison Values at the Proposed Pfohl Brothers Landfill National Priorities List Site, Cheektowaga, New York.

Appendix 3, Table 2. Contaminants Detected in On-Site Buried Drum Contents, Waste, and Stained Soils; Above Health Comparison Values at the Proposed Pfohl Brothers Landfill National Priorities List Site, Cheektowaga, New York.

Appendix 3, Table 3. Contaminants Detected in On-Site Surface Soils (0-3 inches), Foot Paths; Above Health Comparison Values at the Proposed Pfohl Brothers Landfill National Priorities List Site, Cheektowaga, New York.

Appendix 3, Table 4. Contaminants Detected in On-Site Subsurface Soils (greater than 3 inches), Above Health Comparison Values at the Proposed Pfohl Brothers National Priorities List Site, Cheektowaga, New York.

Appendix 3, Table 5. Contaminants Detected in On-Site Leachate Seeps, Above Health Comparison Values at the Proposed Pfohl Brothers Landfill National Priorities List Site, Cheektowaga, New York.

Appendix 3, Table 6. Contaminants Detected in On-Site Surface Water (Drainage Ditches and Wetlands), Above Health Comparison Values at the Proposed Pfohl Brothers Landfill National Priorities List Site, Cheektowaga, New York.

Appendix 3, Table 7. Contaminants Detected in On-Site Sediments, Above Comparison Values at the Proposed Pfohl Brothers Landfill National Priorities List Site, Cheektowaga, New York.

Appendix 3, Table 8. Contaminants Detected in On-Site Groundwater, Above Health Comparison Values at the Proposed Pfohl Brothers Landfill National Priorities List Site, Cheektowaga, New York.

Appendix 3, Table 9. Contaminants Detected in Off-Site Residential Surface Soils (0-3 inches), Above Health Comparison Values Near the Proposed Pfohl Brothers Landfill National Priorities List Site, Cheektowaga, New York.

Appendix 3, Table 10. Contaminants Detected in Off-Site Subsurface Soils (greater than 3 inches), Above Health Comparison Values Near the Proposed Pfohl Brothers Landfill National Priorities List Site, Cheektowaga, New York.

Appendix 3, Table 11. Contaminants Detected in Off-Site Waters (Ellicott Creek and Aero Lake), Above Health Comparison Values Near the Proposed Pfohl Brothers Landfill National Priorities List Site, Cheektowaga, New York.

Appendix 3, Table 12. Contaminants Detected in Off-Site Sediments (Ellicott Creek and Aero Lake), Above Health Comparison Values Near the Proposed Pfohl Brothers Landfill National Priorities List Site, Cheektowaga, New York.

Appendix 3, Table 13. Contaminants Detected Off-Site in Groundwater Monitoring Wells (Well Numbers 1,6,7,18,19,20,21,22,23), Above Health Comparison Values Near the Proposed Pfohl Brothers National Priorities List Site, Cheektowaga, New York.

Appendix 3, Table 14. Comparison of the Maximum Concentrations of Inorganic Metals Detected (mg/Kg) Above Health Comparison Values in Off-Site and On-Site Surface Soils (0-3 inches), Subsurface Soils (greater than 3 inches), and Sediments to Background Levels (mg/Kg), Near the Proposed Pfohl Brothers Landfill National Priorities List Site, Cheektowaga, New York.

Appendix 4, Table 1. Completed Environmental Pathways at the Proposed Pfohl Brothers Landfill National Priorities List Site, Cheektowaga, New York.

Appendix 4, Table 2. Possible Environmental Exposure Pathways at the Proposed Pfohl Brothers Landfill National Priorities List Site, Cheektowaga, New York.

Appendix 5, Table 1. Comparison of Estimated Exposure Dose to Health Guidelines for Persons Exposed to On-Site Contaminants at the Proposed Pfohl Brothers Landfill National Priorities List Site, Cheektowaga, New York.

Appendix 5, Table 2. Comparison of Estimated Exposure Dose to Health Guidelines for Persons Exposed to Aero Lake Contaminants Near the Proposed Pfohl Brothers Landfill National Priorities List Site, Cheektowaga, New York.


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