PETITIONED HEALTH CONSULTATION
BREWTON IRON WORKS
ALLIED FOUNDRY AND MACHINE
MILLER T R MILL COMPANY INCORPORATED
CONTAINER CORPORATION OF AMERICA
- The municipal groundwater serviced by Brewton Water Works is a No Apparent PublicHealth Hazard in the past and present. This finding is based on the levels ofbromodichloromethane and dibromochloromethane being below the MaximumContaminant Level (MCL), and the short duration of potential exposure to ethylenedibromide detected in the municipal wells. Brewton Water Works falls under the SafeDrinking Water Act in which the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regulates thismunicipal water supply.
- The privately owned public well at Container Corporation (Jefferson Smurfit) that servicestheir employees is a No Apparent Public Health Hazard in the past and present based onthe short duration of potential exposure to ethylene dibromide detected in this well. Thispotable well falls under the Safe Drinking Water Act in which the U.S. EnvironmentalProtection Agency regulates this water supply.
- The municipal groundwater serviced by McCall Water System is a No Public HealthHazard in the past and present based on review of municipal groundwater monitoringdata. McCall Water System falls under the Safe Drinking Water Act in which the U.S.Environmental Protection Agency regulates this municipal water supply.
- The private well water quality impact from the surrounding six facilities mentioned in thisdocument is currently a No Apparent Public Health Hazard based on no currentgroundwater contamination from five of the six facilities and the on-site localization ofgroundwater contamination from TR Miller Mill.
- Contact ADEM if future private well drilling practices are planned in the immediatevicinity of TR Miller Mill to check TR Miller Mill's remediation status and groundwatercontaminant plume location.
- Continue quarterly monitoring of groundwater around the TR Miller Mill facility tomonitor contaminant migration
- Continue groundwater remediation at TR Miller Mill according to ADEM's site clean-upspecifications.
The actions described in this section are designed to ensure that this public health consultationidentifies public health hazards and provides a plan of action to mitigate and prevent adversehealth effects resulting from exposure to hazardous substances in the environment.
- As part of a corrective action plan, T R Miller Mill has implemented a groundwaterrecovery pump and treat system on-site to contain and remediate contaminatedgroundwater. The Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) isregulating the groundwater remediation taking place at TR Miller Mill under a ResourceConservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Post-Closure Permit. The remediation iscurrently ongoing and will continue until TR Miller Mill meets the corrective actiongroundwater standards set by ADEM.
No further action planned.
Review and Approval of Health Consultation for the Brewton Alabama Sites
Environmental Health Scientist, PRS, EICB, DHAC
Susan M. Moore
Senior Environmental Health Scientist, PRS, EICB, DHAC
Section Chief, PRS, EICB, DHAC
Branch Chief, EICB, DHAC
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