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FRESH KILLS LANDFILL,
STATEN ISLAND, RICHMOND COUNTY, NEW YORK

Table 1. NYSDEC Sample Results and ATSDR Comparison Values for Air Sampling Data.
Fresh Kills Landfill, Staten Island, NY, May 7-8, 1998.

Chemical ATSDR CV for Air (ppb) CV Type NYSDEC Data (ppb)*
1,1,2,2- tetrachloroethane 400 EMEG-I 0.144
1,1,1- trichloroethane 700 EMEG-I 0.518
1,1,2- trichloroethane 0.06 ug/m3 CREG 0.158 (=0.877 ug/m3)
1,1- dichloroethene 20 EMEG-I 0.001
1,2- dibromoethane 0.005 ug/m3 CREG 0.163 (=1.27 ug/m3)
1,4- dichlorobenzene 100 EMEG-C 0.661
1,2- dichloroethane 200 EMEG-C ND
1,2- dichloropropane 7 EMEG-I 0.120
1,3- dichloropropene 2 EMEG-C 0.246 **
benzene 4 EMEG-I 0.640
bromomethane 5 EMEG-C 0.049
carbon tetrachloride 50 EMEG-I 0.220
chloroethane 15000 proposed Acute *** 0.001
chloroform 20 EMEG-C 0.200
chloromethane 50 EMEG-C 0.998
dichloromethane 30 EMEG-I 1.310
ethyl benzene 200 EMEG-I 1.344
hexachlorobutadiene 0.05 CREG ND
styrene 60 EMEG-C ND
tetrachloroethylene 40 EMEG-C ND
toluene 1000 EMEG-C 4.015
trichloroethylene 100 EMEG-I 0.174
vinyl chloride 30 EMEG-I 0.009
xylenes, total 100 EMEG-C 2.647 ****

 

NOTES: All data in units of parts per billion (ppb) unless otherwise noted.

ug/m3= micrograms per cubic meter

EMEG = ATSDR Environmental Media Evaluation Guide;

I = continuous exposures of 2 weeks to 1 year, C = continuous exposures greater than 1 year.

CREG= ATSDR Cancer Risk Evaluation Guide.

ND= not detected

* = data from NY State Dept. of Environmental Conservation, May 21, 1998, memo by P. Gallay.

** = 1,3-dichloropropane data shown is sum of reported numbers for cis- and trans- 1,3-dichloropropane

***= Acute value shown is proposed ATSDR comparison value for exposures up to 2 weeks in length.

****= total xylenes data shown is sum of reported numbers for m/p-xylene and o-xylene.

 

 

Table 2. NYSDEC Sample Results for Compounds Without an ATSDR CV
Air Sampling Data, Fresh Kills Landfill, Staten Island, NY, May 7-8, 1998.

Chemical NYSDEC Data (ppb)
1,2,4- trichlorobenzene ND
1,2,4- trimethylbenzene ND
1,3,5- trimethylbenzene 0.981
1,1- dichloroethane 0.069
1,2- dichlorobenzene ND
1,3- dichlorobenzene 0.212
cis 1,2- dichloroethene 0.028
chlorobenzene 0.174
achlorotoluene 0.114
dichlorodifluoromethane 1.489
dichlorotetrafluoroethane 0.068
trichlorotrifluoroethane 0.192
trichlorofluoromethane 0.059

 

ND = Compound not detected in sample.

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