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PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT

TOOELE ARMY DEPOT (NORTH AREA)
TOOELE, TOOELE COUNTY, UTAH
EPA FACILITY ID: UT3213820894

August 29, 2003

Prepared by:

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


TABLE OF CONTENTS

LIST OF TABLES

LIST OF FIGURES

LIST OF ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS

SUMMARY

BACKGROUND

ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION AND POTENTIAL EXPOSURE PATHWAYS

COMMUNITY HEALTH CONCERNS

ATSDR'S CHILDREN'S HEALTH CONSIDERATIONS

CONCLUSIONS

PUBLIC HEALTH ACTION PLAN

PREPARER OF REPORT

REFERENCES

TABLES

FIGURES

APPENDIX A: LIST OF COMPARISON VALUES

APPENDIX B: GLOSSARY

APPENDIX C: RESPONSE TO COMMENTS


LIST OF TABLES

Table 1: Evaluation of Public Health Hazards Associated with the Operable Units and Other Source Areas at TEAD

Table 2: Evaluation of Potential Exposure Pathways at TEAD

Table 3: Maximum Contaminant Concentrations Exceeding ATSDR's Comparison Values Detected in On-Site Groundwater.

Table 4: Maximum Contaminant Concentrations Exceeding ATSDR's Comparison Values Detected in Off-Site Groundwater

Table 5: Summary of Ambient Air Monitoring Data at the Grantsville Monitoring Station


LIST OF TABLES IN THE COMMUNITY CONCERNS SECTION

Table T1: Comparison of Selected Public Health Indicators for Tooele County and Other U.S. Counties

Table T2: Comparison of Causes of Death for Tooele and Other Counties in Utah, as Identified by the Health Resources and Services Administration

Table T3:Comparison of Selected Causes of Death From the Health Resources and Services Administration Database

Table T4: Comparison of Airborne Particulate Matter Measured in Grantsville to the National Ambient Air Quality Standards

Table T5: Comparison of Sulfur Dioxide Air Monitoring Results From Grantsville to the National Ambient Air Quality Standards

Table T6: Comparison of Hydrogren Chloride and Chlorine Gas Air Monitoring Results From Grantsville to Health-Based Screening Values Identified by the Utah Department of Health

Table T7: Comparison of Tooele and Salt Lake Counties Emission Inventories and Air Quality Measures for 1996—Emission Inventories for 1996


LIST OF FIGURES

Figure 1: TEAD and Tooele Valley Map

Figure 2a: Map of TEAD and Location of Solid Waste Management Units (SWMUs) Associated with the Operable Units (OU) at TEAD

Figure 2b: Map of TEAD and Location of Known-Release SWMUs at TEAD

Figure 2c: Map of TEAD and Location of Suspected-Release SWMUs at TEAD

Figure 3: Map of Drinking Water Supply Wells at TEAD and approximate location of on-site groundwater plumes at TEAD

Figure 4: ATSDR's Exposure Evaluation Process


LIST OF ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS
ATSDR Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
BEHP bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate
bgs below ground surface
BRAC base realignment and closure
CAMDS Chemical Agents Munitions Disposal System
CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act
Cl2 chlorine gas
CMF Consolidated Maintenance Facility
CVs ATSDR's comparison values
DCD Deseret Chemical Depot
DCWD Deseret Chemical Warfare Depot
DEQ Department of Environmental Quality
EBS environmental baseline survey
EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
gpd/ft2 gallons per day per square foot
HCL hydrogen chloride
HRSA Health Resources and Service Administration
IRDMIS Installation Restoration Data Management Information System
IWL Industrial Wastewater Lagoon
MCL EPA's maximum contaminant level
µg/m3 micrograms per cubic meter
NAAQS National Ambient Air Quality Standards
NOx nitrogen oxides
NPL National Priorities List
OB/OD open burning/open detonation
OEW ordnance and explosive waste
OUs operable units
PCBs polychlorinated biphenyls
PHA Public Health Assessment
PHAP Public Health Action Plan
PM2.5 particulate matter less than 2.5 microns
PM10 particulate matter less than 10 microns
ppb parts per billion
ppm parts per million
RCRA Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
RDA Redevelopment Agency of Tooele City
RI remedial investigation
ROD record of decision
SO2 sulfur dioxide
SWMU solid waste management unit
TCE trichloroethylene
TEAD Tooele Army Depot
TEAD-S Tooele Army Depot, south area
TOD Tooele Ordnance Depot
VOCs volatile organic compounds


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