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PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT

SACRAMENTO ARMY DEPOT
SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA
CERCLIS NO. CA0210020780

October 30, 1997

Prepared by:

Federal Facilities Assessment Branch
Division of Health Assessment and Consultation
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry


TABLE OF CONTENTS

SUMMARY

BACKGROUND

    Site Description and History
    Local Demographics
    Land Use
    Quality Assurance and Quality Control

EVALUATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION AND EXPOSURE PATHWAYS

    Introduction
    SP Groundwater Plume

CONCLUSIONS

RECOMMENDATIONS/PUBLIC HEALTH ACTION PLAN

PREPARERS OF REPORT

REFERENCES

APPENDICES

    Appendix A: Evaluation of Potential Public Health Hazards Associated
    With the 55 Sites at SADA

    Appendix B: ATSDR Public Health Hazard Conclusion Categories

    Appendix C: Glossary

    Appendix D: Public Comments on the Sacramento Army Depot Public Health Assessment


LIST OF FIGURES

Figure 1: Area Map, Sacramento Army Depot Activity, Sacramento, California

Figure 2: Site Map of Eight IRP Sites, Parking Lot 3, Freon 113 Area, and Contractors Spoils Area, Sacramento Army Depot Activity, Sacramento, California

Figure 3: Site Map of 13 SWMU Sites, Sacramento Army Depot Activity, Sacramento, California

Figure 4: Site Map of 29 Non-SWMU Sites, Drum Storage Area, and Dark Feature on 1949 Aerial Photo, Sacramento Army Depot Activity, Sacramento, California

Figure 5: Sacramento County Census Tract

Figure 6: Demographics within a 1-Mile Radius of SADA, Sacramento Army Depot Activity, Sacramento, California

Figure 7: ATSDR's Exposure Evaluation Process

Figure 8: Off-Site Wells, Sacramento Army Depot Activity, Sacramento, California


LIST OF TABLES

Table 1: Exposure Pathways


LIST OF ACRONYMS

ASTs Aboveground storage tanks
ATSDR Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
BEHP Bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate
BRAC Base Realignment and Closure
CAMU Corrective Action Management Unit
CDHS California Department of Health Services
CREG Cancer Risk Evaluation Guide for 1 X 10-6
CVRWQCB Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board
DCA Dichloroethane
DCE Dichloroethene
DDD Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethane
DDE Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene
DDT Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane
DHHS Department of Health and Human Services
EMEG Environmental Media Evaluation Guide
EPA United States Environmental Protection Agency
IRP Installation Restoration Program
MCLs Maximum Contaminant Levels
MRL Minimal Risk Level
NPL National Priorities List
PAHs Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
PCBs Polychlorinated biphenyls
PCE Tetrachloroethylene
PHA Public Health Assessment
PHAP Public Health Action Plan
PPB Parts per billion
ROD Record of Decision
RBC Risk-Based Concentrations
SADA Sacramento Army Depot Activity
SP South Post
SVE Soil vapor extraction
SVOC Semivolatile organic compound
SWMU Solid Waste Management Unit
TCA Trichloroethane
TCE Trichloroethylene
TPHs Total petroleum hydrocarbons
UST Underground storage tanks
UV Ultraviolet
VOC Volatile organic compound

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