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PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT

SAVANNA ARMY DEPOT ACTIVITY
SAVANNA, ILLINOIS
CERCLIS NO. IL3210020803

December 29, 1999

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 ABBREVIATIONS

SUMMARY

BACKGROUND

    Site Description and Operational History
    Remedial and Regulatory History
    ATSDR Activities
    Demographics
    Land Use and Natural Resources
    Quality Assurance and Quality Control

EVALUATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION AND POTENTIAL EXPOSURE PATHWAYS

    Introduction
    Groundwater
    Surface Water and Sediment
    Soil
    Uptake of Contaminants by Livestock, Wildlife, and Aquatic Biota
    UXO
    Radiation

ATSDR CHILD HEALTH INITIATIVE

CONCLUSIONS

PUBLIC HEALTH ACTION PLAN

PREPARERS OF REPORT

REFERENCES

TABLES

FIGURES

APPENDIX A: Glossary

APPENDIX B: ATSDR's Comparison Values

APPENDIX C: Responses to Public Comments


LIST OF TABLES

Table 1. Evaluation of Potential Public Health Hazards Associated With Installation Restoration Program (IRP) Sites With Sampling Data

Table 2. Evaluation of Potential Public Health Hazards Associated With IRP Sites With No Sampling Data, But That Need No Further Evaluation

Table 3. Potential Exposure Pathways Evaluation Table

Table 4. SVADA Wells


LIST OF FIGURES

Figure 1. Location of SVADA

Figure 2. Installation Restoration Program Sites at SVADA

Figure 3. Demographics in a 1-Mile Buffer around SVADA

Figure 4. Surface Water Bodies at SVADA




LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS
ATSDR Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
B2EHP bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate
bgs below ground surface
BRAC Base Realignment and Closure
BTX benzene, toluene, xylene
CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act
CV comparison value
CWP Contaminated Waste Processor
DACS Defense Ammunition Center and School
DCE dichloroethene
DNT dinitrotoluene
DOD Department of Defense
EBS Environmental Baseline Survey
EECA Engineering Evaluation and Cost Analysis
EPA United States Environmental Protection Agency
EWI Explosive Waste Incinerator
HMX High Melting Explosive (cyclotetramethenetetranitramine)
IEPA Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
IRP Installation Restoration Program
LRA Local Redevelopment Authority
g/L micrograms per liter
mg/kg milligram per kilogram
NB nitrobenzene
NIT nitrate/nitrite
NPL

National Priorities List

PAH polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon
PCB polychlorinated biphenyl
PHAP Public Health Action Plan
ppb parts per billion
RCRA Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
RDX

Royal Demolition Explosive (hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,4-triazine)

RI remedial investigation
ROD record of decision
SVADA Savanna Army Depot Activity
SVOC semi-volatile organic compound
TCE trichloroethene
TNB trinitrobenzene
TNT trinitrotoluene
TPH total petroleum hydrocarbons
UDMH unsymmetrical dimethylhydrazine
USATHAMA U.S. Army Toxic and Hazardous Materials Agency
USFWS

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

UST

underground storage tank

UXO unexploded ordnance
VOC volatile organic compound


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