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PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT

MURRAY SMELTER
MURRAY, SALT LAKE COUNTY, UTAH
CERCLIS NO. UTD980951420

January 3, 1997

Prepared by

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Public Health Service
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Atlanta, Georgia



TABLE OF CONTENTS

SUMMARY

BACKGROUND

COMMUNITY HEALTH CONCERNS

ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION AND OTHER HAZARDS

PATHWAYS ANALYSES

PUBLIC HEALTH IMPLICATIONS

CONCLUSIONS

PUBLIC HEALTH ACTIONS

PREPARERS OF REPORT

REFERENCES

APPENDICES

List of Tables

Table 1 - Metals in Surface Soil From Grandview Mobile Home Park

Table 2 - Completed Exposure Pathways at the Murray Smelter Site

Table 3 - Potential Exposure Pathways at the Proposed Murray Smelter NPL Site

Table 4 - Comparison of Estimated Exposure Doses for Ingestion

Table A - Metals Detected in Slag on the Murray Smelter Site

Table B - Metals Detected Above Comparison Values in Surface Soil From Grandview Mobile Home Park

Table C - Estimated Exposure Doses and Cancer Risk of Contaminants in Soil Exposure Pathway Compared to Health Guidelines for Ingestion

List of Figures

Figure 1 - Site Area for Proposed Murray Smelter NPL Site

Figure 2 - Demographic Statistics Within One Mile of Proposed Murray Smelter NPL Site

Figure 3 - Soil Lead Concentrations Near Proposed Murray Smelter NPL Site

Figure 4 - Soil Arsenic Concentrations Near Proposed Murray Smelter NPL Site

Figure 5 - Deposition of Lead Emissions From Murray Smelter based on Air Dispersion Modeling

Figure 6 - People Living in Areas With Soil Lead Levels Greater Than 500


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