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PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT

REFUSE HIDEAWAY
MIDDLETON, DANE COUNTY, WISCONSIN
CERCLIS NO. WID980610604

September 7, 1994

Prepared By:

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


TABLE OF CONTENTS

SUMMARY

BACKGROUND

    A. Site Description and History
      Description
      History
      Geology
    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
      Landfill Gas
      Refuse/Waste
      Leachate
      Other media
    B. Off-Site Contamination
      Groundwater - Monitoring Wells
      Groundwater - Private Wells
      Surface Water
      Indoor Air of a Nearby Building
      Other media
    C. Toxic Chemical Release Inventory
    D. Quality Assurance and Quality Control
    E. Physical and Other Hazards
      Landfill Gas

PATHWAYS ANALYSES

    A. Completed Human Exposure Pathways
      Past: Groundwater - Private Wells
    B. Potential Human Exposure Pathways
      Future: Groundwater - Private Wells
      Past: On-Site Waste
      Past: Indoor Air of a Nearby Building
    A. Toxicological Evaluation
      Groundwater
      Indoor Air
    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

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

APPENDIX A: Figures

APPENDIX B: Cancer Risk Estimation

APPENDIX C: Definitions

APPENDIX D: Pathways Evaluation

APPENDIX E: Supporting Calculations

APPENDIX F: Response to Public Comments


LIST OF TABLES

Table 1: Summary of Media Sampling
Table 2: On-Site Leachate Sampling Results
Table 3: Off-Site Groundwater Monitoring Results
Table 4: Groundwater Monitoring of Shallow Monitoring Wells
Table 5: Groundwater Monitoring of Deep Monitoring Wells
Table 6: Private Well Contamination
Table 7: VOC Concentrations of Landfill Gas


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