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PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT

HATCHERY ROAD
NEW MARLBOROUGH, BERKSHIRE COUNTY, MASSACHUSETTS


TABLES

Table 1. Demographic Characteristics of New Marlborough (2000 U. S. Census)

Characteristics Persons %
Age
   under 5 86 5.8
   5-9 83 5.6
   10-14 111 7.4
   15-19 131 8.8
   20-24 57 3.8
   25-34 148 9.9
   35-44 229 15.3
   45-54 253 19.5
   55-59 101 6.8
   60-64 79 5.3
   65-74 116 7.8
   75-84 79 5.3
   85 & over 21 1.4
Sex
   male 770 51.5
   female 724 48.5
Race
Not Hispanic or Latino: 1,477 98.8
   White alone 1,443 96.6
   Black or African American alone 25 1.67
   American Indian and Alaska Native alone 0 0
   Asian alone 2 0.13
   Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 0 0
   Some other race alone 0 0
   Two or more races 7 0.47
Hispanic or Latino: 17 1.14
   White alone 14 0.94
   Black or African American alone 0 0
   American Indian and Alaska Native alone 5 0
   Asian alone 0 0
   Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 2 0
   Some other race alone 2 0.13
   Two or more races 1 0.07


Table 2. Surface water contaminants of concern in Konkapot River and unnamed brook (January 13, 1999 - January 5, 2000).

Compounds (7) Detects / Samples Minimum (ppb) Mean (8) (ppb) Maximum (ppb) Comparison Values (ppb)
Benzene 1/20 ND (0.71) 0.41 1.45 CREG = 0.6
MCL = 5
MMCL = 5

ND Not Detected (associated detection limit presented in parentheses)
CREG Cancer Risk Evaluation Guide (ATSDR)
MCL Maximum Contaminant Level for Drinking Water (EPA)
MMCL Massachusetts Maximum Contaminant Level for Drinking Water (Drinking Water Standards and Guidelines for Chemicals in Massachusetts Drinking Waters, MA DEP, Spring 2001)


Table 3. Compounds detected in groundwater from monitoring wells 1 through 4 (October/November 10, 1998 - January 5, 2000).

Compounds (9) Detects/ Samples Minimum (ppb) Mean (10) (ppb) Maximum (ppb) Comparison Values (ppb)
Methyl-t-butyl ether (MTBE) 6/7 ND (1.0) 53,287 119,200 MA DEP guideline = 70
EMEG (Int. child) = 3,000
EMEG (Int. adult) = 10,000
LTHA = 200
Chloroform 0/1 ND (500) ND (500) ND (500) EMEG (chronic, child) = 100
EMEG (chronic, adult) = 400
CREG = 6
MCL = 80*
Benzene 4/7 ND (1) 1,552 3,950 CREG = 0.6
MCL = 5
MMCL = 5
Ethylbenzene 4/7 ND (1) 378 1,855 RMEG (Int. child) = 1,000
RMEG (Int. adult) = 4,000
MCL = 700
MMCL = 700
Bromodichloromethane 0/1 ND (500) ND (500) ND (500) EMEG (chronic, child) = 200
EMEG (chronic, adult) = 700
CREG = 0.6
MCL = 80*
Naphthalene 5/7 ND (5) 110 479 EMEG (Int. child) = 200
EMEG (Int. adult) = 700
LTHA = 100
n-Propylbenzene 0/1 ND (500) ND (500) ND (500) 240 (11)
Toluene 4/7 ND (1) 2,754 12,200 EMEG (Int. child) = 200
EMEG (Int. adult) = 700
RMEG (Int. child) = 2,000
RMEG (Int. adult) = 7,000
MCL = 1,000
MMCL = 1,000
LTHA = 1,000
Trichloroethene 0/1 ND (500) ND (500) ND (500) RMEG (Int. child) = 30
RMEG (Int. adult) = 100
CREG = 0.09
MCL = 5
MMCL = 5
1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene 1/1 N/A N/A 2,300 12(3)
1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene 1/1 N/A N/A 560 12(3)
Xylene (total) 4/7 ND (0.94) 3,540 9,985 EMEG (Int. child) = 2,000
EMEG (Int. adult) = 7,000
RMEG (Int. child) = 20,000
RMEG (Int. adult) = 70,000
MCL = 10,000
MMCL = 10,000
LTHA = 10,000
VPH Fractions          
C5-C8 Aliphatics 6/7 ND (20) 3,540 9,560 GW-1 = 400
C9-C12 Aliphatics 5/7 ND (20) 362 2,450 GW-1 = 4,000
C9-C10 Aromatics 5/7 ND (20) 1,201 4,720 GW-1 = 200

ND Not Detected (associated detection limits presented in parentheses)
EMEG Environmental Media Evaluation Guide (ATSDR)
RMEG Reference Dose Media Evaluation Guide (ATSDR, based on EPA Reference Dose)
CREG Cancer Risk Evaluation Guide (ATSDR)
MCL Maximum Contaminant Level for Drinking Water (EPA)
MMCL Massachusetts Maximum Contaminant Level for Drinking Water
(Drinking Water Standards and Guidelines for Chemicals in Massachusetts Drinking Waters, MA DEP, Spring 2001)
GW - 1 Groundwater located within a current drinking water source area or within a potential drinking water source area (MA DEP, Spring 2001)
LTHA Lifetime health advisory for drinking water
* MCL is for total trihalomethanes (the sum of concentrations of chloroform, bromodichloromethane, dibromochloromethane, and bromoform)


Table 4a. Compounds of concern in private well water at 8 Hatchery Road (October 7, 1998 - November 18, 1998)

Compounds (12) Detects/Samples Minimum (ppb) Mean (13) (ppb) Maximum (ppb) Comparison Values (ppb)
MTBE 5/5 5,187 21,527 41,200 MA DEP guideline = 70
EMEG (Int. child) = 3,000
EMEG (Int. adult) = 10,000
LTHA = 200
Benzene 5/5 66 319 620 CREG = 0.6
MCL = 5
MMCL = 5
Chloroform 0/5 ND (33) ND (33) ND (33) EMEG (chronic, child) = 100
EMEG (chronic, adult) = 400
CREG = 6
MCL = 80*
Trichloroethene 0/5 ND (33) ND (33) ND (33) RMEG (Int. child) = 30
RMEG (Int. adult) = 100
CREG = 0.09
MCL = 5
MMCL = 5
1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene 2/5 ND (52) - 11 12 (14)
1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene 1/5 ND (41) - 5.34 12(3)
Toluene 3/5 ND (28) 74 220 EMEG (Int. child) = 200
EMEG (Int. adult) = 700
RMEG (Int. child) = 2,000
RMEG (Int. adult) = 7,000
MCL = 1,000
MMCL = 1,000
LTHA = 1,000

ND Not Detected (associated detection limits presented in parentheses)
EMEG Environmental Media Evaluation Guide (ATSDR)
CREG Cancer Risk Evaluation Guide (ATSDR)
MCL Maximum Contaminant Level for Drinking Water (EPA)
LTHA Lifetime health advisory for drinking water
* MCL is for total trihalomethanes (the sum of concentrations of chloroform, bromodichloromethane, dibromochloromethane, and bromoform)
MMCL Massachusetts Maximum Contaminant Level for Drinking Water
(Massachusetts Drinking Water Standards and Guidelines for Chemicals in Massachusetts Drinking Waters, MA DEP, Spring 2001)

- Detection limits for nondetectable samples were much higher than the maximum values and comparison values; hence, a reliable minimum and mean could not be determined


Table 4b. Compounds of concern in private well water at 8 Hatchery Road (November 25, 1998 - December 9, 1998).

Compounds (15) Detects/ Samples Minimum (ppb) Mean (16) (ppb) Maximum (ppb) Comparison Values (ppb)
MTBE 3/3 13,900 21,900 30,700 MA DEP guideline = 70
EMEG (Int. child) = 3,000
EMEG (Int. adult) = 10,000
LTHA = 200
Benzene 3/3 170 330 420 CREG = 0.6
MCL = 5
MMCL = 5
Trichloroethene 0/3 ND (67) ND (67) ND (67) RMEG (Int. child) = 30
RMEG (Int. adult) = 100
CREG = 0.09
MCL = 5
MMCL = 5
Tetrachloroethene 0/3 ND (67) ND (67) ND (67) RMEG (child) = 100
RMEG (adult) = 400
MCL = 5
MMCL = 5
LTHA = 10
1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene 1/3 ND (100) - 13 12 (17)
1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene 1/3 ND (100) - 3.9 12(3)

ND Not Detected (associated detection limit presented in parentheses)
RMEG Reference Dose Media Evaluation Guide (ATSDR, based on EPA Reference Dose)
CREG Cancer Risk Evaluation Guide (ATSDR)
MCL Maximum Contaminant Level for Drinking Water (EPA)
MMCL Massachusetts Maximum Contaminant Level for Drinking Water
(Massachusetts Drinking Water Standards and Guidelines for Chemicals in Massachusetts Drinking Waters, MA DEP, Spring 2001)
LTHA Lifetime health advisory for drinking water

- Detection limits for nondetectable samples were much higher than the maximum values and comparison values; hence, a reliable minimum and mean could not be determined


Table 4c. Compounds of concern in hand-driven well water at 8 Hatchery Road (February 12, 1999 - January 5, 2000).

Compounds (18) Detects/ Samples Minimum (ppb) Mean (19) (ppb) Maximum (ppb) Comparison Values (ppb)
MTBE 7/7 33 7188 18,000 MA DEP guideline = 70
EMEG (Int. child) = 3,000
EMEG (Int. adult) = 10,000
LTHA = 200
Benzene 7/7 0.61 121 480 CREG = 0.6
MCL = 5
MMCL = 5
Trichloroethene 0/7 ND (4.6) ND (4.6) ND (4.6) RMEG (Int. child) = 30
RMEG (Int. adult) = 100
CREG = 0.09
MCL = 5
MMCL = 5
Tetrachloroethene 0/7 ND (4.6) ND (4.6) ND (4.6) RMEG (child) = 100
RMEG (adult) = 400
MCL = 5
MMCL = 5
LTHA = 10

ND Not Detected (associated detection limit presented in parentheses)
RMEG Reference Dose Media Evaluation Guide (ATSDR, based on EPA Reference Dose)
CREG Cancer Risk Evaluation Guide (ATSDR)
MCL Maximum Contaminant Level for Drinking Water (EPA)
MMCL Massachusetts Maximum Contaminant Level for Drinking Water
(Massachusetts Drinking Water Standards and Guidelines for Chemicals inMassachusetts Drinking Waters, MA DEP, Spring 2001)
LTHA Lifetime health advisory for drinking water
- Detection limits for nondetectable samples were much higher than the maximum values and comparison values; hence, a reliable minimum and mean could not be determined


Table 4d. Compounds of concern in private well water at 1553 Hartsville/New Marlborough Road (November 3, 1998 - December 2, 1998).

Compounds (20) Detects/ Samples Minimum (ppb) Mean (21) (ppb) Maximum (ppb) Comparison Values (ppb)
MTBE 5/5 2,030 2,846 3,300 MA DEP guideline = 70
EMEG (Int. child) = 3,000
EMEG (Int. adult) = 10,000
LTHA = 200
Benzene 0/5 ND (7.8) ND (7.8) ND (7.8) CREG = 0.6
MCL = 5
MMCL = 5
Trichloroethene 0/5 ND (7.7) ND (7.7) ND (7.7) RMEG (Int. child) = 30
RMEG (Int. adult) = 100
CREG = 0.09
MCL = 5
MMCL = 5

ND Not Detected (associated detection limits presented in parentheses)
CREG Cancer Risk Evaluation Guide (ATSDR)
MCL Maximum Contaminant Level for Drinking Water (EPA)
MMCL Massachusetts Maximum Contaminant Level for Drinking Water
Massachusetts Drinking Water Standards and Guidelines for Chemicals in Massachusetts Drinking Waters, MA DEP, Spring 2001)
LTHA Lifetime health advisory for drinking water


Table 4e. Compounds of concern in private well water at 1534G Hartsville/New Marlborough Road (October 19, 1998 - January 27, 1999).

Compounds (22) Detects/ Samples Minimum (ppb) Mean (23) (ppb) Maximum (ppb) Comparison Values (ppb)
MTBE 2/4 ND (1.0) 1,300 2,800 MA DEP guideline = 70
EMEG (Int. child) = 3,000
EMEG (Int. adult) = 10,000
LTHA = 200
Benzene 0/4 ND (3) ND (3) ND (3) CREG = 0.6
MCL = 5
MMCL = 5
Trichloroethene 0/4 ND (3) ND (3) ND (3) RMEG (Int. child) = 30
RMEG (Int. adult) = 100
CREG = 0.09
MCL = 5
MMCL = 5
Tetrachloroethene 1/4 ND (4) - 0.58 RMEG (child) = 100
RMEG (adult) = 400
MCL = 5
MMCL = 5
LTHA = 10

ND Not Detected (associated detection limits presented in parentheses)
RMEG Reference Dose Media Evaluation Guide (ATSDR, based on EPA Reference Dose)
CREG Cancer Risk Evaluation Guide (ATSDR)
MCL Maximum Contaminant Level for Drinking Water (EPA)
MMCL Massachusetts Maximum Contaminant Level for Drinking Water
(Massachusetts Drinking Water Standards and Guidelines for Chemicals in Massachusetts Drinking Waters, MA DEP, Spring 2001)
LTHA Lifetime health advisory for drinking water
- Detection limits for nondetectable samples were much higher than the maximum values and comparison values; hence, a reliable minimum and mean could not be determined


Table 4f. Compounds of concern in private well water at 1534H Hartsville/New Marlborough Road (October 19, 1998- January 27, 1999).

Compounds (24) Detects/ Samples Minimum (ppb) Mean (25) (ppb) Maximum (ppb) Comparison Values (ppb)
MTBE 2/4 ND (1.0) 31 86 MA DEP guideline = 70
EMEG (Int. child) = 3,000
EMEG (Int. adult) = 10,000
LTHA = 200

ND Not Detected (associated detection limits presented in parentheses)


Table 4g. Compounds of concern in private well water at 1352 Hartsville/Mill River Road (October 30, 1998 - December 2, 1998).

Compounds (26) Detects/ Samples Minimum (ppb) Mean (27) (ppb) Maximum (ppb) Comparison Values (ppb)
MTBE 5/5 375 903 1,500 MA DEP guideline = 70
EMEG (Int. child) = 3,000
EMEG (Int. adult) = 10,000
LTHA = 200
Benzene 0/5 ND (2.7) ND (2.7) ND (2.7) CREG = 0.6
MCL = 5
MMCL = 5
Trichloroethene 0/5 ND (2.7) ND (2.7) ND (2.7) RMEG (Int. child) = 30
RMEG (Int. adult) = 100
CREG = 0.09
MCL = 5
MMCL = 5

ND Not Detected (associated detection limits presented in parentheses)
CREG Cancer Risk Evaluation Guide (ATSDR)
MCL Maximum Contaminant Level for Drinking Water (EPA)
MMCL Massachusetts Maximum Contaminant Level for Drinking Water
(Massachusetts Drinking Water Standards and Guidelines for Chemicals in Massachusetts Drinking Waters, MA DEP, Spring 2001)
LTHA Lifetime health advisory for drinking water


Table 4h. Compounds detected in shallow well point at 1352 Hartsville/Mill River Road (June 4, 1999 - June 8, 2000).

Compounds (28) Detects/ Samples Minimum (ppb) Mean (29) (ppb) Maximum (ppb) Comparison Values (ppb)
MTBE 3/9 ND (1.1) 5.6 36 MA DEP guideline = 70
EMEG (Int. child) = 3,000
EMEG (Int. adult) = 10,000
LTHA = 200

ND Not Detected (associated detection limit presented in parentheses)


Table 4i. Compounds detected in private well water at 1368 Hartsville/Mill River Road (November 4, 1998 - December 2, 1998).

Compounds (30) Detects/ Samples Minimum (ppb) Mean (31) (ppb) Maximum (ppb) Comparison Values (ppb)
MTBE 5/5 2.1 3.8 6.5 MA DEP guideline = 70
EMEG (Int. child) = 3,000
EMEG (Int. adult) = 10,000
LTHA = 200
Benzene 1/5 ND (0.5) 0.64 1.2 CREG = 0.6
MCL = 5
MMCL = 5
Toluene 1/5 ND (0.5) 1.3 4.4 EMEG (Int. child) = 200
EMEG (Int. adult) = 700
RMEG (Int. child) = 2,000
RMEG (Int. adult) = 7,000
MCL = 1,000
MMCL = 1,000
LTHA = 1,000
Xylene 1/5 ND (0.7) 1.4 5.5 EMEG (Int. child) = 2,000
EMEG (Int. adult) = 7,000
RMEG (Int. child) = 20,000
RMEG (Int. adult) = 70,000
MCL = 10,000
MMCL = 10,000
LTHA = 10,000
Naphthalene 1/5 ND (0.5) 0.64 0.73 EMEG (intermediate child) = 200
EMEG (intermediate adult) = 700
LTHA = 100
VPH          
C5 - C8 Aliphatics 1/1 -- -- 8.48 GW-1 = 400
C9 - C10 Aromatics 1/1 -- -- 15.5 GW-1 = 200

ND Not Detected (associated detection limit presented in parentheses)
CREG Cancer Risk Evaluation Guide (ATSDR)
MCL Maximum Contaminant Level for Drinking Water (EPA)
MMCL Massachusetts Maximum Contaminant Level for Drinking Water
(Massachusetts Drinking Water Standards and Guidelines for Chemicals in Massachusetts Drinking Waters, MA DEP, Spring 2001)
LTHA Lifetime health advisory for drinking water


Table 4j. Primary compounds detected in private well water at residences outside the core houses in Hartsville (October 19, 1998 - January 5, 2000).

Compounds (32) Detects/ Samples Minimum (ppb) Mean (33) ppb) Maximum (ppb) Comparison Values (ppb)
MTBE 13/96 ND (1.0) 1.3 45 MA DEP guideline = 70
EMEG (Int. child) = 3,000
EMEG (Int. adult) = 10,000
LTHA = 200
Trichloroethene 5/96 ND (0.5) 0.33 3.2 RMEG (Int. child) = 30
RMEG (Int. adult) = 100
CREG = 0.09
MCL = 5
MMCL = 5
Tetrachloroethene 1/96 ND (0.5) 0.29 3.7 RMEG (child) = 100
RMEG (adult) = 400
MCL = 5
MMCL = 5
LTHA = 10

ND Not Detected (associated detection limits presented in parentheses)
RMEG Reference Dose Media Evaluation Guide (ATSDR, based on EPA Reference Dose)
CREG Cancer Risk Evaluation Guide (ATSDR)
MCL Maximum Contaminant Level for Drinking Water (EPA)
MMCL Massachusetts Maximum Contaminant Level for Drinking Water
(Massachusetts Drinking Water Standards and Guidelines for Chemicals in Massachusetts Drinking Waters, MA DEP, Spring 2001)
LTHA Lifetime health advisory for drinking water
 


Table 5a. Point of entry treatment system results at 1553 Hartsville/New Marlborough Road. The activated carbon treatment system (point of entry treatment system) was installed on December 2, 1998. Table reflects sampling from December 9, 1998 to March 1, 2000.

Compounds Pre-Carbon (34) Mid-Carbon (1) Post-Carbon (1)
Detects/ Samples Min. (ppb) Mean (ppb) Max. (ppb) Detects/ Samples Min. (ppb) Mean (ppb) Max.
(ppb)
Detects/ Samples Min. (ppb) Mean (ppb) Max.
(ppb)
MTBE 30/48 ND (1.0) 605 3,600 10/47 ND (1.0) 360 7,100 5/47 ND (1.0) 1.5 29
Methylene Chloride 1/48 ND (2.9) 2.0 30* 1/47 ND (1.8) 1.6 32* 1/47 ND (0.68) 1.1 35*
1,2,4-Trimethyl-benzene 1/48 ND (2.3) 1.2 1.0 0/47 ND (1.6) ND (1.6) ND (1.6) 0/47 ND (0.5) ND (0.5) ND (0.5)

ND Not Detected (associated detection limits presented in parentheses)
* Laboratory report indicated that these samples were contaminated with methylene chloride during lab analysis


Table 5b. Point of entry treatment system results at 1534G Hartsville/New Marlborough Road. The activated carbon treatment system (point of entry treatment system) was installed on February 18, 1999. Table reflects sampling from February 24, 1999 to March 1, 2000.

Compounds Pre-Carbon (35) Post-Carbon (1)
Detects/ Samples Minimum (ppb) Mean (ppb) Maximum (ppb) Detects/ Samples Minimum (ppb) Mean (ppb) Maximum (ppb)
MTBE 23/35 ND (1.0) 340 2,300 7/35 ND (1.0) 0.81 2.9
Benzene 0/35 ND (0.87) ND (0.87) ND (0.87) 1/35 ND (0.5) 0.27 1.1
Ethylbenzene 1/35 ND (0.88) 0.47 1.3 0/35 ND (0.5) ND (0.5) ND (0.5)
1,2,4-Trimethyl benzene 1/35 ND (0.89) 0.47 1.0 0/35 ND (0.5) ND (0.5) ND (0.5)
n-Propyl benzene 1/35 ND (0.88) 0.46 0.95 0/35 ND (0.5) ND (0.5) ND (0.5)
Isopropyl benzene 1/35 ND (0.88) 0.44 0.58 0/35 ND (0.5) ND (0.5) ND (0.5)
Methylene Chloride 1/35 ND (1.8) 1.8 31 1/35 ND (0.60) 1.2 32
Tetrachloro ethene (PCE) 1/35 ND (0.92) 0.46 0.63 0/35 ND (0.5) ND (0.5) ND (0.5)
Napthalene 1/35 ND (0.99) 0.50 0.79 0/35 ND (0.59) ND (0.59) ND (0.59)
Toluene 5/35 ND (1.1) 0.71 2.3 6/35 ND (0.55) 0.47 1.9

ND Not Detected (associated detection limits presented in parentheses)


Table 5c. Point of entry treatment system results at 1534H Hartsville/New Marlborough Road. The activated carbon treatment system (point of entry treatment system) was installed on January 27, 1999. Table reflects sampling from February 3, 1999 to March 1, 2000.

Compounds Pre-Carbon (36) Mid-Carbon (1) Post-Carbon (1)
Detects/ Samples Minimum (ppb) Mean (ppb) Maximum (ppb) Detects/ Samples Minimum (ppb) Mean (ppb) Maximum (ppb) Detects/ Samples Minimum (ppb) Mean (ppb) Maximum (ppb)
MTBE 22/39 ND (1.0) 23 100 3/39 ND (1.0) 0.58 1.9 0/39 ND (0.5) ND (0.5) ND (0.5)
Benzene 1/39 ND (0.5) 0.26 0.79 0/39 ND (0.5) ND (0.5) ND (0.5) 0/39 ND (0.5) ND (0.5) ND (0.5)
Methylene Chloride 1/39 ND(0.62) 1.3 28 1/39 ND(0.70) 1.3 36 1/39 ND(0.71) 1.2 32

ND Not Detected (associated detection limits presented in parentheses)


Table 5d. Point of entry treatment system results at 1352 Hartsville/Mill River Road. The activated carbon treatment system (point of entry treatment system) was installed on December 2, 1998. Table reflects sampling from December 9, 1998 to May 5, 1999.

Compounds Pre-Carbon (37) Mid-Carbon (1) Post-Carbon (1)
Detects/ Samples Minimum (ppb) Mean (ppb) Maximum (ppb) Detects/ Samples Minimum (ppb) Mean (ppb) Maximum (ppb) Detects/ Samples Minimum (ppb) Mean (ppb) Maximum (ppb)
MTBE 21/21 3.3 292 1,000 4/21 ND (1.2) 1.1 4 2/21 ND (1.0) 0.64 2.3
Benzene 1/21 ND (0.92) 0.72 6 0/21 ND (0.5) ND (0.5) ND (0.5) 0/21 ND (0.5) ND (0.5) ND (0.5)
Toluene 1/21 ND (1.2) 0.69 2.5 0/21 ND (0.5) ND (0.5) ND (0.5) 0/21 ND (0.5) ND (0.5) ND (0.5)
Methylene Chloride 1/21 ND(0.95) 2.1 35 1/21 ND (0.55) 1.9 34 1/21 ND (0.54) 1.8 33

ND Not Detected (associated detection limits presented in parentheses)


Table 5e. Point of entry treatment system results at 1368 Hartsville/Mill River Road. The activated carbon treatment system (point of entry treatment system) was installed on December 2, 1998. Table reflects sampling from December 9, 1998 to February 28, 2000.

Compounds Pre-Carbon (38) Mid-Carbon (1) Post-Carbon (1)
Detects/ Samples Minimum (ppb) Mean (ppb) Maximum (ppb) Detects/ Samples Minimum (ppb) Mean (ppb) Maximum (ppb) Detects/ Samples Minimum (ppb) Mean (ppb) Maximum (ppb)
MTBE 25/40 ND (1.0) 8.6 26 2/40 ND (1.0) 0.57 2.6 1/40 ND (1.0) 0.53 1.7
1,1,1,2-Tetrachloroethane 0/40 ND (0.5) ND (0.5) ND (0.5) 1/40 ND (0.5) 0.30 2.2 0/40 ND (0.5) ND (0.5) ND (0.5)
Methylene Chloride 1/40 ND (0.62) 1.0 28 1/40 ND (0.60) 1.1 31 1/41 ND (0.62) 1.2 36
Styrene 0/40 ND (0.5) ND (0.5) ND (0.5) 8/40 ND (0.5) 0.66 4.7 0/40 ND (0.5) ND (0.5) ND (0.5)

ND Not Detected (associated detection limits presented in parentheses)


Table 6. Indoor air compounds of concern at 8 Hatchery Road, New Marlborough (November 30, 1998) and background, upwind location.

Compounds Concentrations by locations (µg/m3) Comparison Values (µg/m3)
Basement 1 st floor front entry 1 st floor kitchen 2 nd floor bathroom Background
Benzene 2.6 2.2 2.3 2.2 17.2 EMEG (intermediate) = 13 (39)
CREG = 0.1

CREG Cancer Risk Evaluation Guide (ATSDR)
EMEG Environmental Media Evaluation Guide (ATSDR)


Table 7. Leukemia incidence in New Marlborough for 1995 through 1999.

  Expected # of cases Observed # of cases Standardized Incidence Ratio
Male 0.53 0 NC*
Female 0.39 0 NC*
Total 0.92 0 NC*

NC* Standardized Incidence Ratio and statistical significance not calculated when Observed # of cases is less than 5

Data Source: Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Massachusetts Cancer Registry


Table 8. Multiple myeloma incidence in New Marlborough for 1995 through 1999.

  Expected # of cases Observed # of cases Standardized Incidence Ratio
Male 0.23 0 NC*
Female 0.18 0 NC*
Total 0.41 0 NC*

NC* Standardized Incidence Ratio and statistical significance not calculated when Observed # of cases is less than 5

Data Source: Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Massachusetts Cancer Registry


Table 9. Testicular cancer incidence in New Marlborough for 1995 through 1999.

  Expected # of cases Observed # of cases Standardized Incidence Ratio
Male 0.20 1 NC*
Female - - -
Total - - -

NC* Standardized Incidence Ratio and statistical significance not calculated when Observed # of cases is less than 5
- Not Available

Data Source: Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Massachusetts Cancer Registry


Table 10. Liver cancer incidence in New Marlborough for 1995 through 1999.

  Expected # of cases Observed # of cases Standardized Incidence Ratio
Male 0.26 0 NC*
Female 0.10 0 NC*
Total 0.36 0 NC*

NC* Standardized Incidence Ratio and statistical significance not calculated when Observed # of cases is less than 5

Data Source: Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Massachusetts Cancer Registry


Table 11. Hodgkin's disease incidence in New Marlborough for 1995 through 1999.

  Expected # of cases Observed # of cases Standardized Incidence Ratio
Male 0.14 0 NC*
Female 0.13 0 NC*
Total 0.27 0 NC*

NC* Standardized Incidence Ratio and statistical significance not calculated when Observed # of cases is less than 5

Data Source: Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Massachusetts Cancer Registry


Table 12. Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma incidence in New Marlborough for 1995 through 1999.

  Expected # of cases Observed # of cases Standardized Incidence Ratio
Male 0.89 0 NC*
Female 0.78 1 NC*
Total 1.67 0 NC*

NC* Standardized Incidence Ratio and statistical significance not calculated when Observed # of cases is less than 5

Data Source: Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Massachusetts Cancer Registry


Table 13. Kidney and renal pelvis cancer incidence in New Marlborough for 1995 through 1999.

  Expected # of cases Observed # of cases Standardized Incidence Ratio
Male 0.67 0 NC*
Female 0.40 0 NC*
Total 1.07 0 NC*

NC* Standardized Incidence Ratio and statistical significance not calculated when Observed # of cases is less than 5

Data Source:Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Massachusetts Cancer Registry


FIGURES

Site Location Map
Figure 1. Site Location Map

New Marlborough Property Map
Figure 2. New Marlborough Property Map

Detailed Area Map
Figure 3. Detailed Area Map

Area Map
Figure 4. Area Map

Monitoring Well and Water Supply Well Locations
Figure 5. Monitoring Well and Water Supply Well Locations


7. The values used for calculating mean and maximum values were the averaged values from the Targeted VPH Analytes and the EPA 524.2 Analysis methods.
8. Mean values calculated by using one half the method detection limit for samples in which the compound was below detection. The values of method detection limits used to calculate the means were the averaged values of method detection limits from the two methods.
9. The values used for calculating mean and maximum values were the averaged values from the Targeted VPH Analytes and the EPA 524.2 Analysis methods.
10. Mean values calculated by using one half the method detection limit for samples in which the compound was below detection. The values of method detection limits used to calculate the means were the averaged values of method detection limits from the two methods.
11. From EPA Region III Risk-Based Concentration (RBC) Table, May 8, 2001 (EPA 2001)
12. The values used for calculating mean and maximum values were the averaged values from the Targeted VPH Analytes and the EPA 524.2 Analysis methods.
13. Mean values calculated by using one half the method detection limit for samples in which the compound was below detection. The values of method detection limits used to calculate the means were the averaged values of method detection limits from the two methods.
14. From EPA Region III Risk-Based Concentration Table, May 8, 2001 (EPA 2001)
15. The values used for calculating mean and maximum values were the values from the EPA 524.2 Analysis method.
16. Mean values calculated by using one half the method detection limit for samples in which the compound was below detection.
17. From EPA Region III Risk-Based Concentration Table, May 8, 2001 (EPA 2001)
18. The values used for calculating mean and maximum values were the values from the EPA 524.2 Analysis methods.
19. Mean values calculated by using one half the method detection limit for samples in which the compound was below detection.
20. The values used for calculating mean and maximum values were the averaged values from the Targeted VPH Analytes and the EPA 524.2 Analysis methods.
21. Mean values calculated by using one half the method detection limit for samples in which the compound was below detection. The values of method detection limits used to calculate the means were the averaged values of method detection limits from the two methods.
22. The values used for calculating mean and maximum values were the averaged values from the Targeted VPH Analytes and the EPA 524.2 Analysis methods.
23. Mean values calculated by using one half the method detection limit for samples in which the compound was below detection. The values of method detection limits used to calculate the means were the averaged values of method detection limits from the two methods.
24. The values used for calculating mean and maximum values were the averaged values from the Targeted VPH Analytes and the EPA 524.2 Analysis methods.
25. Mean values calculated by using one half the method detection limit for samples in which the compound was below detection. The values of method detection limits used to calculate the means were the averaged values of method detection limits from the two methods.
26. The values used for calculating mean and maximum values were the averaged values from the Targeted VPH Analytes and the EPA 524.2 Analysis methods.
27. Mean values calculated by using one half the method detection limit for samples in which the compound was below detection. The values of method detection limits used to calculate the means were the averaged values of method detection limits from the two methods.
28. The values used for calculating mean and maximum values were the values from the EPA 524.2 Analysis method.
29. Mean values calculated by using one half the method detection limit for samples in which the compound was below detection.
30. The values used for calculating mean and maximum values were the averaged values from the Targeted VPH Analytes and the EPA 524.2 Analysis methods.
31. Mean values calculated by using one half the method detection limit for samples in which the compound was below detection. The values of method detection limits used to calculate the means were the averaged values of method detection limits from the two methods.
32. The values used for calculating mean and maximum values were the averaged values from the Targeted VPH Analytes and the EPA 524.2 Analysis methods.
33. Mean values calculated by using one half the method detection limit for samples in which the compound was below detection. The values of method detection limits used to calculate the means were the averaged values of method detection limits from the two methods.
34. Mean values were calculated by using one half the method detection limit for samples in which the compound was below detection.
35. Mean values were calculated by using one half the method detection limit for samples in which the compound was below detection.
36. Mean values were calculated by using one half the method detection limit for samples in which the compound was below detection.
37. Mean values were calculated by using one half the method detection limit for samples in which the compound was below detection.
38. Mean values were calculated by using one half the method detection limit for samples in which the compound was below detection.
39. Benzene has intermediate EMEG (from ATSDR guideline, June 1999) of 4 ppb and a conversion factor of 1 ppm = 3.25 mg/m3 (from National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health pocket guide for chemical hazards, June 1994). The value after converting the EMEG from ppb to µg/m3 is 13 µg/m3.




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