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PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT
EAST MULTNOMAH COUNTY GROUND WATER CONTAMINATION
GRESHAM, MULTNOMAH COUNTY, OREGON
CERCLIS NO. ORD987185030

July 14, 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

  1. Site Description and History
  2. Site Visit
  3. Demographics, Land Use, And Natural Resource Use
  4. Health Outcome Data

COMMUNITY HEALTH CONCERNS

ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION AND OTHER HAZARDS

  1. On-Site Contamination
  2. Quality Assurance and Quality Control
  3. Physical and Other Hazards
  4. Review of Toxic Chemical Release Inventory (TRI) Data

PATHWAY ANALYSES

  1. Completed Environmental Exposure Pathways
  2. Potential Environmental Exposure Pathways
  3. No Known Environmental Exposure Pathways

PUBLIC HEALTH IMPLICATIONS

  1. Toxicologic Evaluation
  2. Health Outcome Data Evaluation
  3. Community Health Concerns Evaluation

CONCLUSIONS

RECOMMENDATIONS

PUBLIC HEALTH ACTIONS

  1. Public Health Actions Taken

  2. Public Health Actions Planned

PREPARERS OF REPORT

REFERENCES

APPENDICES

Appendix 1 - Figures 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5
Appendix 2 - Community Relations Plan East Multnomah County Groundwater Contamination Site
Appendix 3 - Health Comparison Values
Appendix 4 - Tables of the Environmental Contaminants at the Proposed East Multnomah County Groundwater Contamination Priorities List Site
Appendix 5 - Environmental Exposure Pathways, Tables 1 and 2
Appendix 6 - Estimated Exposure Doses
Appendix 7 - Response to Public Comments

List of Figures

Appendix 1, Figure 1 - Map of the Proposed East Multnomah County Groundwater Contamination National Priorities List Site, Multnomah County, Oregon

Appendix 1, Figure 2 - Map of the City of Portland Drinking Water Wells and the Approximate Extent of Contamination in the Troutdale Sandstone Aquifer, Multnomah County, Oregon

Appendix 1, Figure 3 - Map of the Approximate Extent of Groundwater Contamination at the Proposed East Multnomah County Groundwater Contamination National Priorities List Site, Multnomah County, Oregon

Appendix 1, Figure 4 - Cross Sectional View of the Groundwater Aquifers Underlying the Proposed East Multnomah County Groundwater Contamination National Priorities List Site, Multnomah County, Oregon

Appendix 1, Figure 5 - Population within East Multnomah Trichloroethylene Plumes

List of Tables

Appendix 4, Table 1 - Environmental Contaminants Detected Above Health Comparison Values at the Boeing Company Facility, Multnomah County, Oregon

Appendix 4, Table 2 - Environmental Contaminants Detected Above Health Comparison Values at the Cascade Corporation Facility, Multnomah County, Oregon

Appendix 4, Table 3 - Environmental Contaminants Detected Above Health Comparison Values at the Swift Adhesives Facility, Multnomah County, Oregon

Appendix 4, Table 4 - Environmental Contaminants Detected Above Health Comparison Values Downgradient of the Cascade Corporation and Boeing of Portland Facilities, Multnomah County, Oregon

Appendix 4, Table 5 - Environmental Contaminants Detected Above Health Comparison Values Downgradient of the Cascade Corporation Facility, Multnomah County, Oregon

Appendix 4, Table 6 - Environmental Contaminants Detected Above Health Comparison Values Downgradient of the Swift Adhesives Facility, Multnomah County, Oregon

Appendix 4, Table 7 - Environmental Contaminants Detected Above Health Comparison Values in Residential Wells, East Multnomah County Groundwater Contamination National Priorities List Site, Oregon

Appendix 5, Table 1 - Completed Environmental Exposure Pathways at the Proposed East Multnomah County Groundwater Contamination National Priorities List Site

Appendix 5, Table 2 - Potential Environmental Exposure Pathways at the Proposed East Multnomah County Groundwater Contamination National Priorities List Site

Appendix 6, Table 1 - Comparison of Estimated Exposure Dose to Health Guidelines for Ingestion or Inhalation

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