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PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT

TUCSON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AREA
a/k/a EL VADO RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES
TUCSON, PIMA COUNTY, ARIZONA
CERCLIS # AZD980737530

March 15, 2000

Prepared by:

Arizona Department of Health Services
Office of Environmental Health
Under Cooperative Agreement with the
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry


TABLE OF CONTENTS

LIST OF FIGURES

LIST OF TABLES

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

BACKGROUND

  1. SITE DESCRIPTION AND HISTORY
  2. SITE VISIT
  3. DEMOGRAPHICS, LAND USE, NATURAL RESOURCES
    Demographics
    Land Use and Natural Resources Use
  4. HEALTH OUTCOME DATA
    Residential Serum PCB Blood Tests

COMMUNITY CONCERNS

  1. How does USEPA know that they found all the PCBs?
  2. Since the blood samples showed that the PCBs were not hurting anyone and didn't present a health threat, then why did USEPA clean up the yards?

ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION AND OTHER HAZARDS

  1. ON-SITE CONTAMINATION
  2. OFF-SITE CONTAMINATION
    Results from Pre-remediation Off-Site Investigations
    Post Remediation Soil Samples
    Groundwater Contamination

PATHWAY ANALYSES

  1. COMPLETED EXPOSURE PATHWAYS
    Past Exposure Pathways
  2. ELIMINATED EXPOSURE PATHWAYS
    Current and Future Exposure Pathways

PUBLIC HEALTH IMPLICATIONS

  1. HEALTH OUTCOME DATA EVALUATION
  2. ATSDR'S CHILD HEALTH INITIATIVE

CONCLUSIONS

PUBLIC HEALTH ACTION PLAN

PREPARERS OF REPORT

CERTIFICATION

REFERENCES

APPENDIX

Figures 1-6; Site Maps, Concentration Ranges, and Sample Locations
Toxicological Profile for PCBs

LIST OF FIGURES

Figure 1: Location of Removal Site
Figure 2: Confirmatory Sample Results - Area A
Figure 3: Confirmatory Sample Results - Area B
Figure 4: Confirmatory Sample Results - Area C
Figure 5: Confirmatory Sample Results - Area D1
Figure 6: Confirmatory Sample Results - Area D2

LIST OF TABLES

Table 1: Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) Blood Levels in 16 Residents Living Adjacent to the Three Hangers Site
Table 2: Confirmatory (1996) Sample Results from Remediated Areas in El Vado Residential Area
Table 3: Completed Past Exposure Pathways at the El Vado Residential Site Before Remediation


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