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PRELIMINARY PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT

METROPOLITAN MIRROR AND GLASS COMPANY, INCORPORATED
FRACKVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA


APPENDICES

APPENDIX A -- FIGURES


Figure 1. Site Location Map


Figure 2. Site Sketch


Figure 3. Sample Location Map


Figure 4.


Figure 5. Site Location



APPENDIX B -- Tables

Table 1. Estimated Population Distribution by Distance from the Site (1)

DISTANCE (Miles)POPULATION
On-Site
0
Greater than 0 to ¼
96
Greater than ¼ to ½
316
Greater than ½ to 1
3,530
Greater than 1 to 2
3,533
Greater than 2 to 3
2,882
Greater than 3 to 4
10,306



Table 2. Selected Demographic Parameters for Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, Frackville Borough
and West Mahanoy Township (8)


PARAMETERPENNSYLVANIASCHUYLKILL
COUNTY
FRACKVILLE
BOROUGH
WEST
MAHANOY
TOWNSHIP
1980 Census Population
11,864,751.0
160,630.0
5,308.0
3,934.0
1990 Census Population
11,881,643.0
152,585.0
4,700.0
4,539.0
Percent Change
0.1
-5.0
-11.5
15.4
Percent White1
88.5
99.0
99.6
89.1
Percent 65 & Over1
15.4
20.0
23.3
18.7
Persons Per Household1
2.57
2.47
2.42
2.48
Per Capita Income2
$10,288
$8,339
$8,117
$7,910

1Census of Population and Housing, 1990: Summary Tape File 1A

21986 Population and 1985 Per Capita Income Estimates; Pennsylvania Bureau of Census PSDC80-18-87


Table 3. The Pennsylvania-American Water Company Wells (1)

WELLLOCATIONDEPTH (Feet)CAPACITY (gpm)
No. 1Center Street450150
No. 2Center Street420150
No. 3Center Street450300
No. 4Coaland Penn
Alleys
550235
No. 51Nice Street402150

1Treated by Air Stripping


Table 4. The Number of Wells for Potable Water by Distance from the Site and
Population Served (1)


DISTANCE (Miles)ESTIMATED NUMBER
OF WELLS
ESTIMATED
POPULATION
0 to ¼
1
3
¼ to ½
9*
6,897
½ to 1
7
19
1 to 2
13**
5,487
2 to 3
60***
33,161
3 to 4
0
0
Total
90
45,558
*Includes Pennsylvania-American Supply Well
**Includes Ashland Borough Back-Up Wells and Morea Citizens Water Company Well
***Includes Schuylkill Municipal Authority Back-Up Well


Table 5. Maximum Contaminant Concentration in Metropolitan Mirror Production Well in 19871 and 19892 (1)

CONTAMINATIONMAXIMUM CONCENTRATION
ug/L
COMPARISON VALUE
19871989ug/LSource
Tetrachloroethylene (PCE)
5.8
ND
0.67
CREG
Lead
NT
149.73
0.0
MCLG
1Investigation by PADER
2Screening Site Inspection
3Resample was 31.5 ug/L


Table 6. Monitoring Well Construction Details (1)

WELL
NUMBER
DATE
DRILLED
ELEVATION
OF GROUND
SURFACE
(Feet)
ELEVATION
OF BOTTOM
OF BORING
(Feet Above
Mean Sea
Level)
TOTAL
DEPTH
(Feet)
DEPTH
TO
BEDROCK
(Feet)
SCREENING
INTERVAL
(Feet)
MW-1A6/28/891,491.71,441.750.01134.7 to 49.7
MW-16/21/891,491.61,441.650.01334.7 to 49.7
MW-26/22/891,477.71,427.750.01734.7 to 49.7
MW-36/24/891,479.61,429.150.51235.2 to 50.2
MW-46/26/891,475.01,410.065.03434.7 to 64.7
MW-56/23/891,473.81,413.360.52045.2 to 60.2

All depths were measured from the ground surface.


Table 7. Maximum Contaminant Concentration in Monitoring Wells (1)

CONTAMINATIONMAXIMUM CONCENTRATION
µg/L
COMPARISON VALUE
µg/LSource
Tetrachloroethylene (PCE)
ND
0.7
CREG
Lead
13.4
0.0
MCLG



Table 8. Drum Samples from Resident's Property (2)(Resident Obtained Drums from Metropolitan Mirror)

HAZARDOUS
MATERIAL
DRUM NUMBER
15197181714
Benzene
4,039.68
1,571.14
ND
ND
ND
ND
Chloroform
20,871.67
15,012.45
129.31
4.81
7.08
4.37
Ethylbenzene
4,502,577.36
ND
ND
ND
1.32
ND
Methylene Chloride
436,839.92
273,929.43
984.15
ND
ND
ND
Toluene
2,484,755.57
17,960.13
617.71
2.58
5.04
2.43
1,1,1-Trichloroethane
21,956.72
16,225.94
47.86
1.62
2.91
1.73
Trichloroethene
2,837.94
ND
ND
ND
ND
1.09
Metaxylene
49,899,849.00
190,323.75
14,288.32
ND
ND
ND
Ortho/Paraxylene
85,809,465.60
148,509.60
1,241.01
ND
ND
ND
NOTE: Concentrations are in µg/L.
ND = Not Detected


Table 9. Maximum Contaminant Concentration in Commercial and Residential Wells in the Northern and
Southern Areas of Frackville Borough (2)


CONTAMINANTMAXIMUM CONCENTRATION (ug/L)COMPARISON VALUE
Northern Plume
Southern Plume
Comm.
Wells
Res.
Wells
Comm.
Wells
Res.
Wells

µg/L

Source
Tetrachloroethylene (PCE)
430.0
28.0
3.7
19.0
0.67
CREG
Lead
NT
NT
NT
NT
0.0
MCLG



Table 10. Maximum Contaminant Concentration in Pennsylvania-American Water Supply Wells
(1987-1992) (2,12)


CONTAMINANTMAXIMUM CONCENTRATION (µg/L)COMPARISON
VALUE
CenterStreetCenter Street Wells (Raw)Nice Street Well
Effluent
#1
#2
#3
#4
Raw
Effluent
µg/L
Source
PCE
2.0
ND
1.0
5.0
5.0
40.0
1.0
0.67
CREG
Lead
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
0.0
MCLG



Table 11. Private Well Pathway - Northern Plume

PATHWAYTIMESOURCEMEDIA &
TRANSPORT
POINT OF
EXPOSURE
ROUTE OF
EXPOSURE
EXPOSED
POPULATION
Private
Well
Past
Present
Future
ContaminatedBarrels ObtainedFrom Metro-MirrorGroundwaterTapIngestion
Inhalation
Dermal
Less Than 50



Table 12. Private Well Pathway - Southern Plume

PATHWAYTIMESOURCEMEDIA &
TRANSPORT
POINT OF
EXPOSURE
ROUTE OF
EXPOSURE
EXPOSED
POPULATION
Private
Well
Past
Present
Future
Not DeterminedGroundwaterTapIngestion
Inhalation
Dermal
Unknown
Number
30-100 Estimated


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