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PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT
LINEMASTER SWITCH CORPORATION
WOODSTOCK, WINDHAM COUNTY, CONNECTICUT
CERCLIS NO. CTD001153923

September 7, 1995

Prepared by

Connecticut Department of Public Health and Addiction Services
Under Cooperative Agreement With
The Agency For Toxic Substances and Disease Registry


TABLE OF CONTENTS

List of Tables

SUMMARY

BACKGROUND

    A. Site Description and History
    B1. Actions Planned During the Health Assessment Process
    B2. Actions Implemented During the Health Assessment Process
    C. Site Visit
    D. Demographics, Land Use, and Natural Resources Use
    E. 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. Toxic Release Inventory
    E. Physical and Other Hazards

PATHWAY ANALYSIS

    A. Completed Exposure
    B. Potential Exposure

PUBLIC HEALTH IMPLICATIONS

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

CONCLUSIONS

RECOMMENDATIONS

HEALTH ACTIVITIES RECOMMENDATION PANEL (HARP) RECOMMENDATIONS

PUBLIC HEALTH ACTION PLAN

PREPARERS OF REPORT

REFERENCES

PUBLIC COMMENTS

APPENDIX A:Site Location Map
APPENDIX B:State of Connecticut Department of Public Health and Addiction ServicesMemorandum to Residents and Concerned Citizens Living Near theLinemaster Switch Corporation Superfund Site.
APPENDIX C1:On-Site Well Location Map
APPENDIX C2:Off-site Well Location Map
APPENDIX D:List of Acronyms Used in This Document

FOOTNOTES




List of Tables

Table 1.Ground water contamination in on-site monitoring wells
Table 2.On-site private non-potable water wells
Table 3.On-site private drinking water wells
Table 4.Laboratory soil gas results
Table 5.Soil contamination
Table 6.Range of contaminant concentration of modeled ambient air
Table 7.Off-site ground water contamination in private wells
Table 8.Estimated number of persons exposed to drinking water contaminated with PCEabove 0.7 or TCE above 3.0
Table 9.Cancer incidence in Woodstock in comparison to Connecticut 1958 to 1991


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