PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT
WASTE INC. LANDFILL
MICHIGAN CITY, LA PORTE COUNTY, INDIANA
CERCLIS NO. IND980504005
September 6, 1994
Indiana State Department of Health
Under Cooperative Agreement with the
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- A. Site Description and History
B. Site Visit
C. Demographics, Land Use, and Natural Resource Use
D. Health Outcome Data
- A. On-Site Contamination
B. Off-Site Contamination
C. Quality Assurance and Quality Control
D. Physical and Other Hazards
- A. Toxicological Evaluation
B. Health Outcome Data Evaluation
C. Community Health Concerns Evaluation
Table 1. Chemicals of Concern in On-Site Subsurface Soil Sample Results, August/October 1989.
Table 2. Chemicals of Concern in On-Site Groundwater, Rounds I & II, May 1990/January 1991.
Table 3. Chemicals of Concern Off-Site Surface Water Sample, June 1987.
Table 4. Chemicals of Concern in Off-Site Stream Sediment Samples, June 1987.
Table 5. Chemicals of Concern in Off-Site Groundwater Samples, May 1990/January 1991.
Table 6. Trail Creek 1994 Fish Advisory
Table 7. Completed Exposure Pathways
Table 8. Potential Exposure Pathways
Table 9. Comparison of Estimated Exposure Dose to Health Guidelines for Methylmercury
Table 10. Comparison of Estimated Exposure Dose to Health Guidelines for PCBs
Table 11. Statistically Significant Deaths Caused by Cancer in LaPorte County