PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT
MANNHEIM AVENUE DUMP SITE
ATLANTIC COUNTY, GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, NEW JERSEY
This response summary represents those comments and reactions tothe Public Health Assessment received during the public commentperiod described in the Community Concerns Evaluation section. Insome cases, similar commentary was received from various sources,while other concerns were specific to individuals or groups.Comments and concerns have been grouped by content and are followedby the consequent response.
Those comments pertinent to the Health Assessment process arepresented below.
Comments were received indicating that the chemical 1,2-dichloropropane was incorrectly listed in the Public HealthAssessment as a principal contaminant associated with the site.
Reference to 1,2-dichloropropane, as a principal contaminantassociated with the Mannheim Avenue Dump site, have been deleted.
A comment was received that suggests that the Public HealthAssessment infers that lead found in the groundwater is siterelated.
The Public Health Assessment document clearly states that the leadlevel found in the groundwater may not be site related. The healtheffects section of the Public Health Assessment identifies allenvironmental contaminants. The lead levels detected in theresidential wells has public health significance.