Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to site content

PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT

GCL TIE AND TREATING
SIDNEY, DELAWARE COUNTY, NEW YORK
EPA FACILITY ID: NYD981566417

November 27, 1998

Prepared by:

New York State Department of Health
Under Cooperative Agreement with the
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry


TABLE OF CONTENTS

LIST OF ACRONYMS

SUMMARY

BACKGROUND

COMMUNITY HEALTH CONCERNS

ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION AND OTHER HAZARDS

PATHWAYS ANALYSES

PUBLIC HEALTH IMPLICATIONS

CONCLUSIONS

RECOMMENDATIONS

HEALTH ACTIVITIES RECOMMENDATION PANEL (HARP) RECOMMENDATIONS

PUBLIC HEALTH ACTION PLAN

PREPARERS OF REPORT

CERTIFICATION

REFERENCES

APPENDIX A: FIGURES

APPENDIX B: TABLES

APPENDIX C: NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH PROCEDURE FOR EVALUATING POTENTIAL HEALTH RISKS FOR CONTAMINANTS OF CONCERN

APPENDIX D: ATSDR GUIDANCE FOR ASSIGNING A PUBLIC HEALTH HAZARD CATEGORY

APPENDIX E: SUMMARY OF PUBLIC COMMENTS AND RESPONSES


LIST OF ACRONYMS

ATSDR

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
CERCLA

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act

CREG Cancer Risk Evaluation Guides
DNAPL Dense Non-Aqueous Phase Liquid
EMEGs Environmental Media Evaluation Guides
FFS Focused Feasibility Study
GCL GCL Tie and Treating Incorporated

HARP

ATSDR's Health Activities Recommendation Panel
mcg/L micrograms per liter
mcg/m3 micrograms per cubic meter
mg/kg milligrams per kilogram
NPL National Priorities List
NYS DEC New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
NYS DOH New York State Department of Health
ppm parts per million
PAHs Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
PCBs Polychlorinated Biphenyls
PHA Public Health Assessment
RI/FS Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study
SACM Superfund Accelerated Cleanup Model
SVOCs Semi-Volatile Organic Compounds
TICs Tentatively Identified Compounds
TRI Toxic Release Inventory
US EPA United States Environmental Protection Agency
VOCs Volatile Organic Compounds

Next Section

  
 
USA.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30341
Contact CDC: 800-232-4636 / TTY: 888-232-6348

A-Z Index

  1. A
  2. B
  3. C
  4. D
  5. E
  6. F
  7. G
  8. H
  9. I
  10. J
  11. K
  12. L
  13. M
  14. N
  15. O
  16. P
  17. Q
  18. R
  19. S
  20. T
  21. U
  22. V
  23. W
  24. X
  25. Y
  26. Z
  27. #