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PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT

WAUCONDA SAND AND GRAVEL LANDFILL
WAUCONDA, LAKE COUNTY, ILLINOIS
CERCLIS NO. ILD047019732

January 13, 1995

Prepared by

Illinois Department of Public Health
Under Cooperative Agreement with the
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

TABLE OF CONTENTS

SUMMARY

BACKGROUND

A. Site Description and History
B. Site Visit
C. Demographics, Land Use, and Natural Resource Use
D. Health Outcome Data

COMMUNITY HEALTH CONCERNS

ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION AND OTHER HAZARDS

A. On-Site Contamination
B. Off-Site Contamination
C. Quality Assurance and Quality Control
D. Physical and Other Hazards
E. Toxic Chemical Release Inventory

PATHWAYS ANALYSIS

A. Completed Exposure Pathways
B. Potential Exposure Pathways

PUBLIC HEALTH IMPLICATIONS

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

CONCLUSIONS

RECOMMENDATIONS

PREPARERS AND REVIEWERS OF REPORT

CERTIFICATION

REFERENCES

APPENDIX A: FIGURES

APPENDIX B: PUBLIC COMMENTS

LIST OF TABLES

Table 1: Contaminant Concentrations in On-Site Leachate Sample

Table 2: Contaminant Concentrations for On-Site Groundwater (upper aquifer)

Table 3: Contaminant Concentrations Inside On-Site Landfill Gas Vents

Table 4: Contaminant Concentrations in Off-Site Surface Water Samples

Table 5: Contaminant Concentrations in Off-Site Sediment Samples (Mutton Creek and Surface Ponds)

Table 6: Contaminant Concentrations for Off-Site Soil from Boreholes of Two Monitoring Wells, OW409 and OW410

Table 7: Contaminant Concentrations for Off-Site Upper Aquifer Groundwater Wells

Table 8: Contaminant Concentrations for Off-Site Groundwater (lower aquifer)

Table 9: Contaminant Concentrations for Off-Site Groundwater (Residential Wells)

LIST OF FIGURES

Figure 1: Site Location-Wauconda Landfill

Figure 2: Site Plan-Wauconda Landfill

Figure 3: Upper Aquifer-Groundwater Contour

Figure 4: Chloride Concentrations-Aquifer (Round 15).

Figure 5: Lower Aquifer Groundwater Contours


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