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PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT

SOUTH 8TH STREET LANDFILL
(a/k/a WEST MEMPHIS LANDFILL)
WEST MEMPHIS, CRITTENDEN COUNTY, ARKANSAS
CERCLIS NO. ARD980496723


November 22, 1994

Prepared by

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


TABLE OF CONTENTS

LIST OF TABLES

LIST OF FIGURES

SUMMARY

BACKGROUND

    A. Site Description and History
    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
    B. Off-site Contamination
    C. Toxic Release Inventory
    D. Quality Assurance and Quality Control
    E. Physical and Other Hazards

PATHWAYS ANALYSES

    A. Completed Exposure Pathways
    B. Potential Exposure Pathways

PUBLIC HEALTH IMPLICATIONS

    A. Toxicological Evaluation
    B. Health Outcome Data Evaluation
    C. Community Health Concerns Evaluation

CONCLUSIONS

RECOMMENDATIONS

PREPARERS OF REPORT

REFERENCES

APPENDIX A.


LIST OF TABLES

Table 1a. Contaminant Concentrations in On-site Sludge Pit Borings (Solids) Samples

Table 1b. Contaminant Concentrations in On-Site Sludge Pit Liquid/Water Samples

Table 2. Contaminant Concentrations in On-Site Surface Soil Samples

Table 3. Contaminant Concentrations in On-Site Groundwater Monitoring Wells

Table 4. Contaminant Concentrations in On-Site Pond Surface Water Samples

Table 5. Contaminant Concentrations in On-Site Pond Sediment Samples

Table 6. Contaminant Concentrations in Fish from On-site Pond

Table 7a. Contaminant Concentrations in On-Site Ambient Air Samples

Table 7b. Contaminant Concentrations in On-Site Air Emission Samples

Table 8. Contaminant Concentrations in Off-Site Surface Soil Samples

Table 9. Contaminant Concentrations in Off-Site Groundwater Monitoring Wells

Table 10. Completed and Potential Exposure Pathways

Table 11. Estimated Population for Completed Exposure Pathways

Table 12. Estimated Population for Potential Exposure Pathways

Table 13. Comparison of Estimated Exposed Dose to Health Guidelines for Trespassers Exposed to On-Site Contaminants

Table 14. Comparison of Estimated Exposed Dose to Health Guidelines for RV Park Guests Exposed to On-Site Contaminants


LIST OF FIGURES

Figure 1. Site Location South 8th Street Landfill
Figure 2. Site Features South 8th Street Landfill
Figure 3. Schematic Plan of Landfill Extents
Figure 4. Pit Boring Location Plan
Figure 5. Sample Location Map
Figure 6. Geotech Borings & Monitoring Wells
Figure 7. Air Emission Sampling Locations


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