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HEALTH CONSULTATION

BOYERTOWN SCRAP
BOYERTOWN, BERKS COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA



Figure 1. Boyertown Scrap Site Location Map


Figure 2.
Boyertown Scrap Site Location Map 2


Figure 3. Boyertown Scrap Site


Figure 4. Boyertown Scrap Sample Location Plan


PREPARERS OF REPORT

Alice Hoffman, MHA
Epidemiology Specialist
Pennsylvania Department of Health

Robert Stroman, B.S.
Pharmacist
Pennsylvania Department of Health

J.E.Godfrey, P.G.
Hydrogeologist
Pennsylvania Department of Health


REFERENCE

  1. 1. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), Site Inspection Prioritization Report for Boyertown Scrap Site. December, 1993.

  2. 2. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), Site Review and Update for the Cryochem Site. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. January, 1994.

  3. 3. Tetra Tech, A letter to EPA RPM on Boyertown Scrap Site. April 1, 1993.

  4. 4. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), Case Studies in Environmental Medicine: Lead Toxicity. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Updated, September 1, 1995.

  5. 5. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), Toxicology Profile for Lead. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. December, 1992.

  6. 6. Federal Register, Volume 56, No. 110, 1991.

  7. 7. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) 1997; 46:141-146.

CERTIFICATION

This Health Consultation for the Boyertown Scrap Metal site was prepared by the Pennsylvania Department of Health Under a cooperative agreement with the federal Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). It is in accordance with approved methodology and procedures existing at the time the health consultation was initiated.

Roberta Erler
Technical Project Officer, SPS, SSAB, DHAC

The Division of Health Assessment and Consultation (DHAC), ATSDR, has reviewed this health consultation and concurs with its findings.

Lisa C. Hayes
Chief, SPS, SSAB, DHAC, ATSDR


Table 1. Estimated Number of Exposed Population

Pathway Name Estimated Pop. in Pathway Range Minimum Range Maximum
Complete Pathways On-site 1 1 1
Complete Pathways Off-site 0 0 0
Total Completed
On and Off-site
1 1 1

Table 2. Complete Exposure Pathway Table - On Site

Pathway Name Source Medium Exposure Point Exposure Route Receptor Population Time of Exposure Exposure Activities Estimated Number Exposed Chemicals
Private Well Boyertown Scrap Site Ground Water Tap Ingestion On-site Occupant Past
Current
Future
Drinking Water 1 Lead


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