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PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT

LAKE CITY ARMY AMMUNITION PLANT
[(a/k/a LAKE CITY ARMY AMMUNITION PLANT (NORTHWEST LAGOON)]
INDEPENDENCE, JACKSON COUNTY, MISSOURI
EPA FACILITY ID: MO3213890012

August 6, 2001

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

EVALUATION OF POTENTIAL EXPOSURE PATHWAYS

COMMUNITY HEALTH CONCERNS

ATSDR CHILD HEALTH INITIATIVE

CONCLUSIONS

PUBLIC HEALTH ACTION PLAN

PREPARERS OF REPORT

REFERENCES

TABLES

FIGURES

APPENDIX A. List of Comparison Values

APPENDIX B. Glossary

APPENDIX C. Estimated Exposure and Health Effects

APPENDIX D. Response to Public Comments


LIST OF TABLES

Table 1. ATSDR's Hazard Categories for LCAAP

Table 2. Evaluation of Potential Public Health Hazards Associated with the Operable Units at LCAAP

Table 3. Summary of Potential Exposure Pathways at LCAAP


LIST OF FIGURES

Figure 1. LCAAP Location Map

Figure 2. LCAAP Operable Unit and Source Area Map

Figure 3. ATSDR's Exposure Evaluation Process


LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS

ATSDR Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
B2EHP bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate
BDCM bromodichloromethane
bgs below ground surface
CDBM dibromochloromethane
CPF cancer potency factor
CV comparison value
DCE (1,2) 1,2-dichloroethylene
DCE (1,1) 1,1-dichloroethylene
EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
EWI Explosives Waste Incinerator
FS feasibility study
HU hydrostratigraphic unit
IA initial assessment
IWTP Industrial Wastewater Treatment Plant
LCAAP Lake City Army Ammunition Plant
LOAEL lowest observed adverse effect level
MPVE multi-phase vapor extraction
MRL ATSDR's minimal risk level
OU operable unit
PAH polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
PA/SI preliminary assessment/site investigation
PAS public availability session
PCB polychlorinated biphenyl
PCE tetrachloroethylene
PHAP public health action plan
ppb parts per billion
ppm parts per million
PRW permeable reactive wall
RfD EPA's reference dose
RDX royal demolition explosive (cyclotrimethylene trinitramine)
RI remedial investigation
ROD record of decision
SDWS safe drinking water standards
SVOC semivolatile organic compound
SWMU solid waste management unit
TCE trichloroethylene
USACHPPM United States Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine
VOCs volatile organic compounds


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