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PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT

MUSKEGO SANITARY LANDFILL
MUSKEGO, WAUKESHA COUNTY, WISCONSIN
CERCLIS NO. WID000713180

September 6, 1994

Prepared By:

Wisconsin Department of Health & Social Services
Under Cooperative Agreement with
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry


TABLE OF CONTENTS

SUMMARY

BACKGROUND

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

COMMUNITY HEALTH CONCERNS

ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION AND OTHER HAZARDS

    A. On-site Contamination
      Air
    B. Off-site Contamination
      Groundwater
      Sediment
      Ambient Air
    D. Quality Assurance And Quality Control
    E. Physical And Other Hazards
      Landfill Gas
      Other Hazards

PATHWAYS ANALYSES

    A. Completed Exposure Pathways
      Air
      Groundwater

    B. Potential Exposure Pathways

      Groundwater
      Sediment

PUBLIC HEALTH IMPLICATIONS

    A. Toxicological Evaluation
      Benzene
      1,2-Dichloroethane
      1,2-Dichloroethylene
      1,2-Dichloropropane
      Methylene Chloride
      Tetrachloroethylene
      Trichloroethylene
      Vinyl Chloride
      Chromium
      Lead
    B. Health Outcome Data Evaluation
    C. Community Health Concerns Evaluation

CONCLUSIONS

RECOMMENDATIONS

    A. Need For Follow-up Health Activities
    B. Public Health Action

PREPARERS OF REPORT

CERTIFICATION

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

APPENDIX A: Cancer Risk Estimation

APPENDIX B: Definitions


LIST OF TABLES

Table 1: Summary of Media Sampling
Table 2: Chemicals in Leachate
Table 3: Chemicals Detected in Off-Site Groundwater
Table 4: Chemicals of Potential Health Concern in Off-site Groundwater
Table 5: Chemicals of Concern in Off-site Ambient Air
Table 6: Chemicals Detected in Leachate-head Well/Gas Vent Vapor
Table 7: Chemicals of Potential Health Concern and Health Concern Muskego Sanitary Landfill


LIST OF FIGURES

Figure 1: Muskego Sanitary Landfill and Surrounding Vicinity
Figure 2: Muskego Sanitary Landfill
Figure 3: Muskego Sanitary Landfill: Sediment Sampling Points


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