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PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT

U.S. SMELTER AND LEAD REFINERY, INC.
(a/k/a USS LEAD REFINERY INC.)
EAST CHICAGO, LAKE COUNTY, INDIANA
CERCLIS NO. IND047030226

August 24, 1994

Prepared By

Indiana State Department of Health
Under Cooperative Agreement with the
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry


TABLE OF CONTENTS

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. Quality Assurance and Quality Control
    D. Physical and Other Hazards

PATHWAYS ANALYSES

    A. Completed Exposure Pathways
    B. Potential Exposure Pathways
    C. Eliminated Exposure Pathways

PUBLIC HEALTH IMPLICATIONS

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

CONCLUSIONS

RECOMMENDATIONS

PREPARERS OF REPORT

CERTIFICATION

REFERENCES


LIST OF TABLES

Table 1. On-site waste contaminants of concern

Table 2. On-site soil and sediment contaminants of concern

Table 3. On-site surface water contaminants of concern

Table 4. On-site ambient air contaminants of concern

Table 5. Off-site surface soil contaminants of concern

Table 6. Off-site sediment contaminants of concern

Table 7. Off-site surface water contaminants of concern in the Grand Calumet River

Table 8. Off-site ambient air contaminants of concern

Table 9. Completed Exposure Pathways

Table 10. Estimated Population for Completed Exposure Pathways


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