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HEALTH CONSULTATION

LEFFINGWELL ROAD PIPELINE SPILL
BERLIN TOWNSHIP, MAHONING COUNTY, OHIO


FIGURES


Figure 1: Spill Site

Figure 2: EPA Sampling Locations



APPENDIX A

(HISTORICAL WELL SAMPLING DATA)

RESIDENTIAL WELL SAMPLING-LEFFINGWELL ROAD SPILL SITE

17467 Leffingwell Road:
1) Ecology & Environment    
  Date sampled: 6/93  
  Chemicals sampled for: BTEX, total Lead  
  Results: No Detects (ND)  
         
2) OEPA (NEDO)  
  Date sampled: 7/96  
  Chemicals sampled for: VOCs, SVOCs, Mirex  
  Results: No Detects  
       
3) OEPA (NEDO)  
  Date sampled: 10/96  
  Chemicals sampled for: VOCs, SVOCs, PAHs, TPH, metals  
  Results:    
    Metals:    
    Iron 8,550 ppb  
    Manganese 772 ppb [EPA RAL = 200 ppb]  
       
4) JEN-TECH ENVIRONMENTAL  
  Date sampled: 8/6/97  
  Chemicals sampled for: VOCs, SVOCs, TPH, metals  
  Results:    
    VOCs: No Detects (ND)  
    SVOCs ND  
    TPH: 3.75 ppm  
    Metals    
    Barium 20 ppb  
    All others ND  
5) US EPA    
  Date sampled: 8/6/97  
  Chemicals sampled for: VOCs, SVOCs, TPH, metals  
  Results:    
    VOCs: ND  
    SVOCs: ND  
    TPH: 0.3 ppm (diesel fuel pattern noted)  
    Metals:    
    Aluminum 230 ppb  
    Barium 18 [MCL = 2,000 ppb]
    Cobalt 340  
    Copper 74 [RAL = 1,300 ppb]
    Iron 58,000  
    Magnesium 28,000  
    Manganese 6,000 [RAL = 200 ppb]
    Nickel 520 [MCL = 100 ppb]
    Thallium 50 [MCL = 2 ppb]
    Zinc 6,100 [RAL = 3,000 ppb]
    All others ND  
    * US EPA noted "excess debris in the well"; depth to water below top of casing = 13.5 ft; depth of well estimated to be about 60 ft
6) EnviroMatrix, Inc.  
  Date sampled: 8/18/97    
  Chemicals sampled for: VOCs, SVOCs, TPH, metals(?)    
  Results:    
  a) M006/007: brown liquid (60%)/grey sediment (40%)  
    VOCs: ND  
    SVOCs: ND  
    TPH: 225/265 ppm  
    Metals:    
    Mercury 5.9/5.3 ppb [MCL = 2.0 ppb]
    All Others No Data  
  b) MWM001 [9/16/97]: cloudy liquid with slight sediment  
    VOCs: ND  
    Bis (2-EH)phth 31 ppb  
    Butyl benzyl phth 14 ppb  
    Other SVOCs: ND  
    TPH: BDL (<0.20 ppm)  
    Metals:    
    Mercury 4.9 ppb [MCL = 2.0 ppb]
    All others: No Data  
         
7) US EPA  
  Date sampled: 9/18/97  
  Chemicals sampled for: VOCs, SVOCs, TPH, metals  
  Results:      
    VOCs: ND/ND  
    SVOCs: ND/ND  
    TPH: ND/ND  
    Metals:    
    Iron 10,300/8,900 ppb  
    Manganese 652/635 ppb  
    Zinc ND/58 ppb  
    Mercury ND/ND  
    All others ND/ND  
         
8) US EPA      
  Date sampled 11/6/97    
  Chemicals sampled for: VOCs, SVOCs/ Pesticides/PCBs, TPH, metals    
  Results: Water sample Turbid sample  
  VOCs:      
  Chloroform 0.6 ppb 0.8 ppb [MCL= 100 ppb]
  Dichloromethane ND 0.5 [MCL = 5 ppb]
  SVOCs: ND ND  
  Pesticides/PCBs: ND ND  
  TPH: ND 534  
  Total Metals:      
  Aluminum 3,720 4,720  
  Arsenic ND 57 [MCL = 50 ppb]
  Beryllium ND 21 [MCL = 4 ppb]
  Copper 163 1,350 [RAL = 1,300 ppb]
  Iron 45,700 854,000  
  Lead 25 103 [RAL = 30 ppb]
  Manganese 1,380 8,190 [RAL = 200 ppb]
  Mercury ND ND  
  Nickel 202 4,930 [MCL = 100 ppb]
  Zinc 443 5,720  
  Dissolved Metals:      
  Iron ND 829  
  Lead ND ND  
  Manganese 1,100 976 [RAL = 200 ppb]
  Mercury ND ND  
         
9) OEPA      
  Date sampled: 11/6/97    
  Chemicals sampled for: VOCs, SVOCs, Pesticides/PCBs, TPH, metals    
  Results:      
  VOCs:      
  Cloroform 0.8 ppb   [MCL = 100 ppb]
  SVOCs: ND    
  Pesticides/PCBs: ND    
  TPH: 1.0 ppm    
  Metals:      
  Aluminum 1,900    
  Arsenic 3.6   [MCL = 50 ppb]
  Barium 49   [MCL = 2,000 ppb]
  Beryllium 0.7   [MCL = 4 ppb]
  Copper 120   [MCL = 1,300 ppb]
  Iron 35,000    
  Lead 18   [RAL = 30 ppb]
  Mercury ND    
  Manganese 1,310   [RAL = 200 ppb]
  Nickel 140   [MCL = 100 ppb]
  Zinc 310   [RAL = 3,000 ppb]
         
17497 Leffingwell Road:
1) OEPA (NEDO)    
  Date sampled: 11/96  
  Chemicals sampled for: VOCs, SVOCs, pesticides/PCBs, cyanide, metals  
  Results: No Detects  
         
2) EnviroMatrix, Inc.    
  Date sampled: 9/16/97  
  Chemicals sampled for: VOCs, SVOCs, TPH, metals(?)  
  Results:      
    VOCs: ND  
    Bis(2-EH)phth 62 ppb  
    D-butylphthalate 22 ppb  
    OtherSVOCs: ND  
    TPH: 0.21 ppm/<0.50 ppm  
    Metals:    
    Mercury 2.6 ppb [MCL = 2.0 ppb]
    All Others No Data  
         
3) US EPA    
  Date sampled: 11/6/97  
  Chemicals sampled for: VOCs, SVOCs, Pesticides/PCBs, TPH, metals  
    Results:    
    VOCs: ND  
    SVOCs: ND  
    Pesticides/PCBs: ND  
    TPH: ND  
    Total Metals ND  
    All metals ND  
    Dissolved Metals: ND  
    All metals ND  
         
4 OEPA    
  Date sampled: 11/6/97  
  Chemicals sampled for: VOCs, SVOCs, Pesticides/PCBs, TPH, metals  
    Results:    
    VOCs: ND  
    SVOCs: ND  
    Pesticides/PCBs: ND  
    TPH: ND  
    Metals:    
    Barium 21 ppb [MCL =2,000 ppb]
    Lead 2.1 [RAL = 30 ppb]
    Mercury ND  
    Zinc 12 [RAL = 3,000 ppb]
         
17550 Leffingwell Road:    
1) OEPA (NEDO)    
  Date sampled: 11/96  
  Chemicals sampled for: VOCs, SVOCs, Pesticides/PCBs, metals  
    Results: No Detects  
         
2) US EPA    
  Date sampled: 11/6/97  
  Chemicals sampled for: VOCs, SVOCs, Pesticides/PCBs, metals  
    Results:    
    VOCs: ND  
    SVOCs:    
    Di(2-EH) phth 4.4 / 5.7 ppb [common lab contaminant]
    Pesticides/PCBs: ND  
    TPH: ND  
    Total Metals:    
    Copper 52.7 ppb [RAL = 1,300 ppb]
    Lead 608/ 76.7 [RAL = 30 ppb]
    All others ND  
    Dissolved Metals:    
    Lead 139/134 [RAL = 30 ppb]
    Zinc 58 /ND  
3) OEPA    
  Date sampled: 11/6/97  
  Chemicals sampled for: VOCs, SVOCs, Pesticides/PCBs, TPH, metals  
    Results:    
    VOCs: ND  
    SVOCs: ND  
    Pesticides/PCBs: ND  
    TPH: ND  
    Metals:    
    Barium 21 ppb [MCL = 2,000 ppb]
    Chromium 12 [MCL = 100 ppb]
    Lead 2.8 [RAL = 30 ppb]
         
8003 Bedell Road:    
1) OEPA (NEDO)    
  Date sampled: 11/96  
  Chemicals sampled for: VOCs, SVOCs, Pesticides/PCBs, metals  
    Results:    
    Metals:    
    Iron 1,220 ppb  
    Manganese 188 ppb [RAL = 200 ppb]
    All Other Chemicals: No Detects  
         
2) US EPA    
  Date sampled: 11/6/97  
  Chemicals sampled for: VOCs, SVOCs, Pesticides/PCBs, metals  
    Results:    
    VOCs: ND  
    SVOCs: ND  
    Pesticides/PCBs: ND  
    TPH: ND  
    Total Metals:    
    Copper 55.3 ppb [RAL =1,300 ppb]
    Iron 5,010  
    Lead 8.6 [RAL = 30 ppb]
    Manganese 130 [RAL = 200 ppb]
    All other metals ND  
    Dissolved Metals:    
    Manganese 119 ppb [RAL = 200 ppb]
    Zinc 51 [RAL = 3,000 ppb]
    All other metals ND  
         
3) OEPA    
  Date sampled: 11/6/97  
  Chemicals sampled for:

VOCs, SVOCs, Pesticides/PCBs, TPH, metals

 
    Results:    
    VOCs: ND  
    SVOCs: ND  
`   Pesticides/PCBs: ND  
    TPH: ND  
    Metals:    
    Barium 17 ppb [MCL = 2,000 ppb]
    Copper 39 [MCL = 1,300 ppb]
    Iron 5,100  
    Lead 4.3 [RAL = 30 ppb]
    Manganese 152 [RAL = 200 ppb]
         
         
         
7949 Bedell Road:    
1) OEPA (NEDO)    
  Date sampled: 11/96  
  Chemicals sampled for: VOCs, SVOCs, Pesticides/PCBs, metals  
    Results:  
    Metals:    
    Iron 1,050 ppb  
    Manganese 87 ppb [RAL = 200 ppb]
    All Other Chemicals: No Detects  
         
2) US EPA    
  Date sampled: 11/6/97  
  Chemicals sampled for: VOCs, SVOCs, Pesticides/PCBs, metals  
    Results:    
    VOCs: ND  
    SVOCs: ND  
    Pesticides/PCBs: ND  
    TPH: ND  
    Total Metals:    
    Iron 788 ppb  
    Manganese 74.2 ppb [RAL = 200 ppb]
    All other metals ND  
    Dissolved Metals:    
    Manganese 71.5 ppb [RAL = 200 ppb]
         
3) OEPA    
  Date sampled: 11/6/97  
  Chemicals sampled for: VOCs, SVOCs, Pesticides/PCBs, TPH, metals  
    Results:    
    VOCs: ND  
    SVOCs: ND  
    Pesticides/PCBs:    
    Simazine 0.94 [MCL = 4 ppb]
    Metals:    
    Barium 46 [MCL = 2,000 ppb]
    Chromium 13 [MCL = 100 ppb]
    Iron 710  
    Manganese 89 [RAL = 200 ppb]
         
17527 Leffingwell Road:
1) US EPA    
  Date sampled: 11/96  
  Chemicals sampled for: VOCs, SVOCs, Pesticides/PCBs, metals  
  Results:    
    VOCs: No Detects  
    SVOCs:    
    Di(2-EH)phth 0.82 ppb [common lab contaminant]
    Pesticides/PCBs: ND  
    TPH: 0.20 ppm  
    Total Metals:    
    Iron 103 ppb  
    Zinc 92 [RAL = 3,000 ppb]
    All other metals ND  
    Dissolved Metals:    
    Zinc 56  
    All other metals ND  
         
2) OEPA    
  Date sampled: 11/6/97  
  Chemicals sampled for: VOCs, SVOCs, Pesticides/PCBs, TPH, metals  
    Results:    
    VOCs: ND  
    SVOCs: ND  
    Pesticides/PCBs ND  
    TPH: ND  
    Metals:    
    Barium 21 [MCL = 2,000 ppb]
    Iron 64  
    Zinc 12 [RAL = 3,000 ppb]

Glossary of Terms

BTEX = Benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, & xylenes (common volatile constituents of gasoline and other hydrocarbons)

VOCs = Volatile Organic Compounds

SVOCs = Semi-volatile Organic Compounds (includes polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons [PAHs])

PCBs = Polychorinated Biphenyls

TPH = Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons

MCL = US EPA Maximum Contaminant Level

RAL = US EPA Removal Action Level

ppb = parts per billion (µg/L)

ppm = parts per million (mg/L)


CERTIFICATION

This Leffingwell Road Pipeline Spill Site Health Consultation was prepared by the Ohio Department of Health under Cooperative Agreement with the 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

Gail D. Godfrey
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.

William Greim
For Chief, SPS, SSAB, DHAC


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