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HEALTH CONSULTATION

BAY CITY AIRPORT
BAY CITY, BAY COUNTY, MICHIGAN



Figure 1. Bay City Airport



PREPARERS OF REPORT

Michigan Department of Community Health

    John Filpus, Environmental Engineer

    Robin Freer, Resource Specialist

    James Bedford, Environmental Toxicologist

    Brendan Boyle, Principal Investigator

ATSDR Regional Representative

Louise Fabinski
Regional Services, Region V
Office of the Assistant Administrator

ATSDR Technical Project Officer

William Greim
Division of Health Assessment and Consultation
Superfund Site Assessment Branch


CERTIFICATION

The Bay City Airport Health Consultation was prepared by the Michigan Department of Community Health under acooperative agreement with the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). It is in accordance withapproved methodology and procedures existing at the time the health consultation was initiated.

William Greim
Technical Project Officer, SPS, SSAB, DHAC

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

Richard Gillig
Chief, SPS, SSAB, DHAC, ATSDR


Table 1. Concentrations of chemicals in surface soil samples collected from the Bay City Airport
Property by the MDEQ, June 1997.

Chemical Concentration
(ppm)
No. of samples above
MDEQ Industrial/
Commercial Criteria
(Ref. 3)
No. of samples above
MDEQ Residential
Criteria (Ref. 4)
Maximum Median
acenaphthene

0 .02

ND

0 0
anthracene

0.049

ND

0 0
antimony

1

0.6

0 0
arsenic

5.6

3.5

0 1
barium

61.4

39.95

0 0
benzo(a)anthracene

0.073

ND

0 0
benzo(a)pyrene

0.066

ND

0 0
benzo(b)fluoranthene

0.053

0.033

0 0
benzo(g,h,i)perylene

0.048

ND

0 0
benzo(k)fluoranthene

0.23

ND

0 0
beryllium

1

0.4

0 0
bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate

0.025

ND

0 0
chromium

118

12.9

0 0
chrysene

0.077

0.0355

0 0
cobalt

7.2

4.75

0 0
copper

21

11.05

0 0
cyanide

0.6

ND

0 0
4,4'-DDT

0.0016

ND

0 0
di-n-butylphthalate

0.034

ND

0 0
di-n-octylphthalate

0.074

ND

0 0
diethylphthalate

0.025

ND

0 0
endosulfan sulfate

0.0015

ND

0 0
fluoranthene

0.17

0.0455

0 0
fluorene

0.024

ND

0 0
indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene

0.039

ND

0 0
lead

12.9

6.55

0 0
manganese

562

221.5

0 0
methylene chloride

0.035

ND

0 0
2-methylnaphthalene

0.036

ND

0 0
nickel

20.7

12.95

0 0
phenanthrene

0.19

ND

0 0
pyrene

0.15

0.04

0 0
selenium

1.8

ND

0 0
thallium

1.6

1.05

0 0
vanadium

23.4

16.75

0 0
xylenes (total)

0.002

ND

0 0
zinc

45.1

25.25

0 0

Reference: 2

ND --Not Detected in more than 50% of the samples


Table 2.Concentrations of chemicals in subsurface soil samples collected from the Bay City Airport Property by the MDEQ, June 1997.

Chemical Concentration
(ppm)
No. of samples above
MDEQ Industrial/
Commercial Criteria
(Ref. 3)
No. of samples above
MDEQ Residential
Criteria (Ref. 4)
Maximum Median
aldrin

0.00075

ND

0 0
antimony

2.5

ND

0 0
arsenic

34

2.4

0 3
barium

108

35.7

0 0
benzo(a)anthracene

0.032

ND

0 0
benzo(a)pyrene

0.036

ND

0 0
benzo(b)fluoranthene

0.034

ND

0 0
benzo(k)fluoranthene

0.038

ND

0 0
beryllium

0.8

0.4

0 0
bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate

0.15

ND

0 0
2-butanone

0.045

ND

0 0
butylbenzylphthalate

0.26

ND

0 0
cadmium

1.2

ND

0 0
chromium

24.3

9.1

0 0
chrysene

0.048

ND

0 0
cobalt

8.2

3.6

0 0
copper

49.2

8.9

0 0
cyanide

0.3

0.2

0 0
4,4'-DDD

0.027

ND

0 0
4,4'-DDE

0.063

ND

0 0
4,4'-DDT

0.0039

ND

0 0
di-n-octylphthalate

1.1

ND

0 0
endosulfan sulfate

0.0027

ND

0 0
fluoranthene

0.061

ND

0 0
heptachlor

0.0016

ND

0 0
heptachlor epoxide

0.0012

ND

0 0
indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene

0.023

ND

0 0
lead

48.2

4.1

0 0
manganese

672

179

0 0
nickel

23.4

10.1

0 0
phenanthrene

0.039

ND

0 0
pyrene

0.14

ND

0 0
selenium

3.4

ND

0 0
toluene

0.004

ND

0 0
vanadium

30.5

15.2

0 0
zinc

156

19

0 0

Reference: 2

ND --Not Detected in more than 50% of the samples


Table 3.Concentrations of chemicals in sediment samples collected from water bodies near the Bay City Airport Property by the MDEQ, June 1997.

Chemical Maximum Concentration
(ppm)
No. of samples above
MDEQ Industrial/
Commercial Criteria
(Ref. 3)
No. of samples above
MDEQ Residential
Criteria (Ref. 4)

River

Creek

Canal

acenaphthylene

ND

0.044

ND

0 0
acetone

0.019

ND

ND

0 0
anthracene

ND

0.14

ND

0 0
antimony

0.962

1.45

3.14

0 0
arsenic

3.14

12.27

14.96

0 5
barium

68.47

73.02

182.12

0 0
benzo(a)anthracene

ND

0.43

0.17

0 0
benzo(a)pyrene

ND

0.41

0.22

0 0
benzo(b)fluoranthene

ND

0.28

0.18

0 0
benzo(g,h,i)perylene

ND

0.22

0.19

0 0
benzo(k)fluoranthene

ND

0.34

0.17

0 0
beryllium

0.457

1.05

1.05

0 0
bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate

ND

ND

2.6

0 0
butylbenzylphthalate

ND

0.052

0.58

0 0
cadmium

0.462

1.25

4.63

0 0
chloroform

ND

ND

0.003

0 0
chromium

12.16

48.48

85.94

0 0
chrysene

ND

0.43

0.35

0 0
cobalt

4.53

8.15

11.14

0 0
copper

21.31

49

134.89

0 0
dibenz(a,h)anthracene

ND

0.084

0.058

0 0
1,2-dichlorobenzene

ND

ND

0.055

0 0
1,3-dichlorobenzene

ND

ND

0.12

0 0
1,4-dichlorobenzene

ND

ND

0.44

0 0
fluoranthene

0.027

0.84

0.34

0 0
fluorene

ND

0.037

ND

0 0
indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene

ND

0.19

ND

0 0
lead

6.8

80.28

115.85

0 0
manganese

63.72

292.56

641.33

0 0
mercury

0.16

ND

0.454

0 0
methylene chloride

0.003

ND

0.003

0 0
naphthalene

ND

ND

0.05

0 0
nickel

20.53

27.74

39.66

0 0
phenanthrene

ND

0.511

0.15

0 0
pyrene

ND

0.93

0.43

0 0
selenium

ND

2.17

1.98

0 0
silver

ND

ND

1.36

0 0
1,2,4-trichlorobenzene

ND

ND

0.057

0 0
vanadium

17.54

25.2

43.99

0 0
zinc

26.47

291.12

497.31

0 0

Reference: 2

ND --Not Detected


Table 4.Concentrations of chemicals in groundwater samples collected from temporary monitoring wells on the Bay City Airport Property by the MDEQ, June 1997.

Chemical Concentration
(ppb)
No. of samples
exceeding MDEQ
Contact Criteria (Ref. 9)
No. of samples
exceeding U.S. EPA
Drinking Water
Standards (Ref. 4)
Maximum Median
acetone

2

ND

0 0
antimony

11.1

5.6

0 2
arsenic

37.1

ND

0 0
barium

748

323

0 0
beryllium

4.3

ND

0 1
butylbenzylphthalate

2

1

0 0
cadmium

3.8

ND

0 0
chromium

132

1.6

0 1
cobalt

39

3

0 1
copper

143

24.5

0 0
di-n-butylphthalate

1

0.8

0 0
diethylphthalate

2

0.7

0 0
endrin aldehyde

0.15

ND

0 0
lead

74.7

9

0 3
manganese

2,580

892

0 5
methylene chloride

5

5

0 5
nickel

110

6.5

0 1
pyrene

5

ND

0 0
selenium

6

ND

0 0
vanadium

165

1.7

0 1
xylenes (total)

1

ND

0 0
zinc

299

96.7

0 0

Reference: 2

ND --Not Detected in more than 50% of the samples


1. Effective October 1, 1995, the environmental regulation and remediation functions of theMichigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) were transferred to the newly-formedMichigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ).

2. The U.S. EPA clean-up guideline for PCBs in residential soil is 1 ppm.


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