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PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT MORGAN FALLS MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE LANDFILL
ROSWELL, FULTON COUNTY, GEORGIA

EPA ID No. GAD980559413

October 28, 2004

Prepared by:

The Georgia Department of Human Resources
Under a Cooperative Agreement with
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry




TABLE OF CONTENTS

Glossary of Acronyms

Summary

Background

Site Description

Site Operations and History

Demographics, Land Use, Natural Resources Use and Hydrogeology

Discussion

Available Data Used

Pathway Analysis

Evaluation Process

Potential Exposure Pathways

Children's Health Considerations

Community Health Concerns

Conclusions

Recommendations

Public Health Action Plan

Actions Completed

Actions Planned

References

Authors, Technical Advisors

Appendix A: Figures

Appendix B: Potential Exposure Pathways

Appendix C: Explanation of Evaluation Process

Appendix D: ATSDR Public Health Hazard Conclusion Categories

Appendix E: On/Off-Site Photographs

Appendix F: Response to Public Health Comments

Appendix G: Glossary

Glossary of Acronyms

City of College Park
ATSDR Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
COC Contaminants of Concern
CPC Colonial Pipeline Company
CREG Cancer Risk Evaluation Guide
CSF Cancer Slope Factor
CVs comparison values
EMEG Environmental Media Evaluation Guide
EPA United States Environmental Protection Agency
GEPD Georgia Environmental Protection Division
GDPH Georgia Division of Public Health
IARC International Agency for Research on Cancer
IRIS Integrated Risk Information System
LFG landfill gas
LOAEL Lowest Observed Adverse Effects Level
MMP methane monitoring probe
mg/kg/day milligrams per kilogram per day
mg/kg milligrams per kilogram
mg/L milligrams per liter
MRL minimal risk level
NOAEL No Observed Adverse Effects Level
NTP National Toxicology Program
ppb parts per billion
ppm parts per million
RfC Reference Concentration
RfD Reference Dose
RMEG Reference Dose Media Evaluation Guide
SVOC semi-volatile organic compound
µg/kg micrograms per kilogram
µg/L micrograms per liter
µg/m3 micrograms per cubic meter
VOC Volatile Organic Compounds


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