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PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT

ALABAMA ARMY AMMUNITION PLANT
TALLADEGA COUNTY, ALABAMA
CERCLIS NO. AL6210020008

January 6, 1998

Prepared by:

Federal Facilities Assessment Branch
Division of Health Assessment and Consultation
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry


TABLE OF CONTENTS

LIST OF TABLES

LIST OF FIGURES

LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS

SUMMARY

BACKGROUND

    Site Location and History
    Demographics
    Land Use and Natural Resources
    ATSDR Involvement
    Quality Assurance and Quality Control

EVALUATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION AND
POTENTIAL EXPOSURE PATHWAYS

    Introduction
    Evaluation of Soil Exposure Pathways
    Evaluation of Groundwater Exposure Pathways
    Evaluation of Surface Water and Sediment Exposure Pathways
    Evaluation of Food Chain Exposure Pathways
    Evaluation of Physical Hazards

COMMUNITY/PUBLIC HEALTH CONCERNS

CONCLUSIONS

PUBLIC HEALTH ACTION PLAN

PREPARERS OF REPORT

REFERENCES

TABLES

FIGURES

APPENDICES

APPENDIX A: Glossary

LIST OF TABLES

Table 1. ALAAP Study Area
Table 2. Status of Investigation at ALAAP Study Areas
Table 3. Potential Exposure Pathways Table

LIST OF FIGURES

Figure 1. Area Map
Figure 2. Alabama Army Ammunition Plant Site Map
Figure 3. Study Areas within Area A
Figure 4. Study Areas within Area B
Figure 5. Population Demographics in a One-Mile Buffer Zone Around the ALAAP Site
Figure 6. ATSDR's Exposure Evaluation Process

LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS

ALAAP Alabama Army Ammunition Plant
ATSDR Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
BRAC Department of Defense Base Realignment and Closure
CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (1980)
CERFA Community Environmental Response Facilitation Act
CREG cancer risk evaluation guide
DNB Dinitrobenzene
2,4-DNT 2,4-Dinitrotoluene
2,6-DNT 2,6-Dinitrotoluene
DPA Diphenylamine
EMEG environmental media evaluation guide
EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
FDA Food and Drug Administration
FS feasibility study
GSA General Services Administration
mg/kg milligrams per kilogram
ยตg/L microgram per liter
MRL ATSDR's minimal risk level
MS matrix spike
NC Nitrocellulose
NPL National Priorities List
PAHs polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
PCBs polychlorinated biphenyls
PHA public health assessment
PIRP public involvement and response plan
QA/QC quality assurance and quality control
RI remedial investigation
SVOC semivolatile organic compounds
1,3,5-TNB 1,3,5-trinitrobenzene
TNT 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene
US AEC U.S. Army Environmental Center
UST underground storage tank
VCPs vitrified clay pipes
VOCs volatile organic compounds


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