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PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT

BARSTOW MARINE CORPS LOGISTICS BASE
(a/k/a MARINE CORPS LOGISTICS BASE BARSTOW)
BARSTOW, SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA
EPA FACILITY ID: CA8170024261

September 30, 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 ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS

SUMMARY

I. BACKGROUND

II. ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION AND POTENTIAL EXPOSURE PATHWAYS

III. COMMUNITY HEALTH CONCERNS

IV. ATSDR CHILD HEALTH INITIATIVE

V. HEALTH OUTCOME DATA

VI. CONCLUSIONS

VII. PUBLIC HEALTH ACTION PLAN

VII. REFERENCES

VIII. PREPARER OF THIS REPORT

TABLES

FIGURES

APPENDICES


LIST OF TABLES

1. EVALUATED EXPOSURE PATHWAYS
2. WATER SUPPLY WELLS AT MCLB
3. PARAMETERS AND WELLS SAMPLED 1970, 1976, 1981, 1982, 1994, and 1999
4. PHENOLS MEASURED AT MCLB
5. PHENOLS MEASURED BY U.S. EPA METHOD 604


LIST OF FIGURES

1. REGIONAL LOCATION OF MCLB
2. MCLB INSTALLATION RESTORATION PROGRAM SITES - NEBO MAIN BASE
3. MCLB INSTALLATION RESTORATION PROGRAM SITES - YERMO ANNEX
4. DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION
5. ATSDR'S EXPOSURE EVALUATION PROCESS
6. DISPLAY OF YERMO ANNEX PLUMES AND PRODUCTION WELLS
7. DISPLAY OF NEBO MAIN BASE PLUMES


LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS
1,2-DCA 1-2 dichloroethane
AOC area of concern
AS/SVE air sparging/soil vapor extraction
ATSDR Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
bgs below ground surface
BPW base production well
BTEX benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, and xylene
CAOC CERCLA area of concern
CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act
CPF cancer potency factor
CREG Cancer Risk Evaluation Guide
DOD Department of Defense
EMEG ATSDR's environmental media evaluation guide
EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
FFA Federal Facilities Agreement
IRP Installation Restoration Program
LOAEL lowest-observed-adverse effect level
Kg kilograms
mg/kg milligram per kilogram
MCL EPA's maximum contaminant level
MCLB Marine Corps Logistics Base-Barstow
MRL ATSDR's minimal risk level
MW monitoring well
NOAEL no-observed-adverse-effect level
NPL National Priorities List
NRA no remedial action
OU operable unit
PAH polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
PCE tetrachloroethylene
PHA Public Health Assessment
PHAP Public Health Action Plan
ppb parts per billion
ppm parts per million
RBC risk-based concentration
RCRA Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
RfD reference dose
RMEG ATSDR's reference dose media guide
ROD record of decision
SVOC semi-volatile organic compound
SWMU solid waste management unit
TCE trichloroethylene
µg/L microgram per liter
USGS the United States Geological Survey
VOC volatile organic compound

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