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HEALTH CONSULTATION

COEUR D'ALENE RIVER BASIN
PANHANDLE REGION OF IDAHO COMMON USE AREAS

REFERENCES

  1. Quiring S, 1999. Memorandum from Sharon Quiring to Sean Sheldrake and Mary Jane Nearman, U.S. EPA. Candidates for Early Removal and/or Intervention Strategies Among the 47 Common Use Areas (CUAs) in the Coeur d'Alene Basin East of Harrison. March 24, 1999.

  2. EPA, 1998a. Bunker Hill Facility Basin-Wide RI/FS Expedited Screening Level Risk Assessment Common Use Areas, Coeur d'Alene River Basin. December 14, 1998.

  3. EPA, 1998b. Field Sampling Plan and Quality Assurance Project Plan Addenda for the Bunker Hill Facility Basin-Wide RI/FS, Addendum 05, Common Use Areas: Upland Common Use Areas and Lower Basin Recreational Beaches: Sediment/Soil, Surface Water, and Drinking Water Supply Characterization. July 24, 1998.

  4. ATSDR, 1999a. Bunker Hill Medical Monitoring Program: ATSDR Summary Decision Document (Post Comment Draft). U.S. Public Health Service, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Atlanta, Georgia, March 24, 1999.

  5. ATSDR, 1999b. Toxicological Profile for Mercury, (Update). U.S. Public Health Service, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Atlanta, Georgia, March 1999.

  6. ATSDR, 1997. Toxicological Profile for Lead (Update). U.S. Public Health Service, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Atlanta, Georgia, July 1999.
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  2. von Lindern I, 1999. Memorandum from Ian von Lindern, TerraGraphics to Rob Hansen, Project Manager, IDHW-DEQ concerning 1998 Annual Summary - Blood Lead Absorption and Exposure Survey - Final. Terra Graphics Environmental Engineering, Inc. April 9, 1999.

  3. Stifelman M, 1999. Memorandum from Marc Stifelman, EPA Region 10 Office of Environmental Assessment to Sean Sheldrake, EPA region 10 Office of Environmental Cleanup, concerning Mercury Screening for FSP-05 Common Use Area Sites. September 24, 1999.

TABLES

Table 1.

Table 1. Early Action Levels (Quiring, 1999; Stifelman, 1999)
Chemical Early Action Levels (mg/kg)1
Antimony 19,000
Arsenic 600
cadmium 5,700
Copper 43,000
Lead 2,000
Manganese 10,000
Mercury, organic 164
Mercury, inorganic 40
Zinc 57,000

1:        Milligrams per kilogram (mg/kg)

Table 2.

Coeur d'Alene Lake Soil and Sediment Lead and Arsenic Levels (EPA, 1998a)
CUA Name Maximum Minimum Mean
Concentration Range of Lead in Soil1
Harrison Beach 98 9 38
Blackwell Island 722 101 356
Concentration Range of Arsenic in Soil1
Harrison Beach 7 2 4
Loffs Bay 107 67 86
Concentration Range of Lead in Sediment1
Tubbs Hill 224 16 50
Harrison Beach (north) 12,100 21 1,200
Concentration Range of Arsenic in Sediment1
Tubbs Hill 14 2 5
Harrison Beach (north) 158 2 20

1:       Milligrams per kilogram (mg/kg)

Table 3.

Coeur d'Alene River Soil and Sediment Lead and Arsenic Levels (Quiring, 1999)
CUA Name Maximum Minimum Mean
Concentration Range of Lead in Soil1
Killarney Lake Boat Launch 271 15.3 73
Elk Creek Frontage Road/Country Road 15,400 7,870 12,100
Concentration Range of Arsenic in Soil1
Thompson Lake 5.4 36.4 15.7
Silverton T-Ball/Wellman & HS Parking Lot 1,060 14.3 130
Concentration Range of Lead in Sediment1
Thompson Lake 117 18.3 55.6
Bull Run Peak Beach 29,200 2,830 9,560
Concentration Range of Arsenic in Sediment1
Thompson Lake 4 1.5 2.66
West of Rose Lake 375 6.3 145

1:       Milligrams per kilogram (mg/kg)

Table 4.

Coeur d'Alene Lake Surface Water Levels of Lead and Arsenic (EPA, 1998a)
CUA Name Maximum Minimum Mean
Concentration Range of Lead in Surface Water1
Tubbs Hill (site 2) 15.13 0.42 3.84
Blackwell Island 917 107 417
Concentration Range of Arsenic in Surface Water1
Tubbs Hill (site 1) 1.2 0.3 0.626
Blackwell Island 20.8 5.4 10.9

1:       Micrograms per liter (Fg/L)

Table 5.

Coeur d'Alene River Surface Water Levels of Lead and Arsenic (Quiring, 1999)
CUA Name Maximum Minimum Mean
Concentration Range of Lead in Surface Water1
Old Mission State Park Boat Launch 2.9 2.9 2.9
RM 145 81,500 16,600 41,300
Concentration Range of Arsenic in Surface Water1
Killarney Lake Boat Launch 4.3 4.3 4.3
RM 145 600 130 285

1:       Micrograms per liter (Fg/L)

PREPARER OF REPORT


Raymond Grissom
Toxicologist
ATSDR/DHAC/EICB

 

Reviewers of Report:

Susan Moore
Section Chief
ATSDR/DHAC/EICB


John E. Abraham, PhD
Branch Chief
ATSDR/DHAC/EICB

 

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