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PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT

HART CREOSOTING COMPANY
JASPER, JASPER COUNTY, TEXAS


APPENDICES

APPENDIX A.

Acronyms and Abbreviations
g/kg Micrograms per Kilogram
g/L Micrograms per Liter
ATSDR Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1990
CREG Carcinogenic Risk Evaluation Guide
EMEG Environmental Media Evaluation Guide
EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
ESI Expanded Site Inspection
HAC Health Assessment Comparison Value
HOD Health Outcome Data
HRS Hazard Ranking System
kg Kilogram
LOAEL Lowest Observable Adverse Effects Level
LTHA Lifetime Health Advisory
MCL Maximum Contaminant Level
MCLG Maximum Contaminant Level Goal
mg/kg Milligrams per Kilogram
MRL Minimal Risk Level
NOAEL No Observable Adverse Effects Level
NPL National Priorities List
PAHs Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
PHA Public Health Assessment
ppm Parts per Million
QA/QC Quality Assurance/Quality Control
RCRA Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
RfD Reference Dose
RI/FS Remedial Investigation and Feasibility Study
RMEG Reference Dose Media Evaluation Guide
SARA 1986 Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act
Semi-VOCs Semi-Volatile Organic Compounds
TDH Texas Department of Health
TDWR Texas Department of Water Resources
TNRCC Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission
TWC Texas Water Commission
VOCs Volatile Organic Compounds


APPENDIX B - Figures

General Location & Demographic Information
Figure 1. General Location and Demographic Information

Site Layout During Time Wood Treatment Plant was Operating
Figure 2a. Site Layout During Time Wood Treatment Plant was Operating

Existing Site Layout in 1998
Figure 2b. Existing Site Layout in 1998

July 1998 Sediment Sampling Locations
Figure 3. July 1998 Sediment Sampling Locations


APPENDIX C - Tables

Table 2.

Hart Creosoting Company NPL Site Sediment Analyses (n=8), (February 1993)
Constituent Background B-2 B-3 B-4 B-5 A-6 A-7 HAC Value
A-2 B-6
Semi-Volatile Organic Compounds (mg/kg)
Acenaphthylene
Benzo(a)anthracene
Carbazole
Chrysene
2,4-Dimethylphenol
Fluoranthene
Indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene
Naphthalene
Phenanthrene
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
<0.50
<0.50
-
-
1.18
-
-
0.74
-
<0.25
1.13
-
223
BDL
235
-
-1,540
-55.1
570
2,200
-
63.1
-485
-
-
339
-
77.1
622
-
23.4
230
-
-
110
-
BDL
180

-
1950
11,800
1,570
BDL
10,500
-
985
17,000

<50
-
-
51
-
250
-
160
470
-
-
<50
-
-
92
-
<50
160
BDL na
B2
na
B2
BDL na
80/2000/30000 RMEG
B2
40/1000/10000 iEMEG
na
ND: Not detected, na: Not applicable
A2 Upstream approximately 30 yards upstream on dirt road
B-6 Upstream of facility
B-2 Approximately 1/3 mile downstream from facility
B-3 Downstream tributary near creek
B-4 Tributary close to facility
B-5 Pond A sediment bank
A-7 Tributary to Walnut Creek behind Pond A
A-6 Duplicate of A-7


Table 3.

Hart Creosoting Company NPL Site Sediment Samples Collected by WESTON from the 1994 ESI [2]
Constituent Background SED-2B SED-1 SED-3 SED-4 SED-5 HAC Value Exceeds HAC?
Volatile Organic Compounds (mg/kg)
Toluene
Ethylbenzene
Xylene (Total)
BDL
BDL
 BDL
0.120J
BDL
2,500
0.023
 0.055
 0.100
 0.011J
0.040
 0.120
0.120
1.400
 3.200
40/1000/10000intEMEG
200/5000/70000RMEG
400/10000/100000intEMEG
No
No
No
Semi-Volatile Organic Compounds (mg/kg)
Acenaphthylene
Dibenzofuran
Fluorene
Phenanthrene
Fluoranthene
Pyrene
BDL
BDL
BDL
BDL
BDL
BDL
1,000D
660D
760D
1,900D
1,100D
850D
19
12
17
51
32
22
220D
130D
160D
450D
300D
250D
260D
170D
200D
560D
340D
240D
none available
none available
80/2000/30000RMEG
none available
80/200/30000RMEG
60/2000/20000RMEG
Not applicable
Not applicable
Yes, pica child
Not applicable
Yes, pica child
Yes, pica child
D - indicates that the constituent was determined in an analysis at a secondary dilution factor
J - indicates that the analyte was positively identified, but the numerical value is an estimate[2]
SED-2B - approximately 0.5 stream mile north of Hart in the intermittent creek
SED-1 - intermittent creek approximately 30 feet south of Pond A
SED-3 - approximately 150 feet southwest of Pond A in the intermittent creek
SED-4 - approximately 0.25 stream mile south of Hart
SED-5 - approximately 1.0 stream mile from Hart


Table 4.

Hart Creosoting Company NPL Site Big Walnut Run Creek Sediment Samples (n=8), (July 29, 1998)
Constituent Background
SE-07
SE-08 SE-01 SE-02 SE-03 SE-04 SE-05 SE-06 HAC Value
(mg/kg)
Semi-Volatile Organic Compounds (mg/kg)
Acenaphthene
Anthracene
Benzo(a)anthracene
Benzo(a)pyrene
Benzo(b)fluoranthene
Benzo(k)fluoranthene
Chrysene
Fluoranthene
Fluorene
Phenanthrene
Pyrene
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
1.240
ND
3.130
6.550
ND
4.400
4.700
ND
ND
ND
1.280
1.740
ND
4.260
7.300
ND
4.820
5.860
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
1.710
2.420
ND
1.090
2.010
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
0.521
ND
ND
0.365
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
0.679
ND
0.348
0.492
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
0.769
ND
0.242
0.545
None detected, NA
None detected, NA
None detected, NA
0.1 CREG B2
B2
None detected, NA
B2
80/2000/30000 RMEG
None detected, NA
None available
60/2000/20000 RMEG
ND - Not detected at Sample Quantitation Limit
NA - Not applicable
Samples are grab samples collected from sediments between ~0-24"
SE-07 1,100 feet upstream of PPE (SE-01)
SE-08 500 feet upstream of SE-07
SE-01 Probable Point of Exposure (PPE) in Big Walnut Run Creek
SE-02 At PPE (SE-01)
SE-03 500 feet downstream of SE-02
SE-04 300 feet downstream of SE-03
SE-05 2,200 feet downstream of PPE
SE-06 Duplicate of SE-05


Table 5.

Hart Creosoting Company NPL Site Groundwater Samples (from Weston ESI February 1993) [2]
Constituent Background
Sample GW-5
Residential well *
(57.8 feet BGS)
On-site process water well (A-1)** On-site monitoring well MW-7
(GW-2)

(80.16 feet BGS)
On-site monitoring well MW-5
(GW-3)
Health Based Comparison Value (g/L)
Volatile Organic Compounds (g/L)
Toluene
Ethylbenzene
Xylenes (total)

Semi-volatile Organic Compounds (g/L)
4-Methylphenol (=p-Cresol)
Naphthalene
2-Methylnaphthalene
Acenaphthene
Fluorene
Phenanthrene
Fluoranthene
Pyrene


5U
5U
5U



6U
6U
2U
2U
2U
2U
2U
2U


ND
ND
ND



ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
50
37
ND


214
51
75



110
3600D
1500D
990D
590
1200D
440
280


10U
10U
10U



10U
25
11U
15U
7U
7U
3U
3U


200/700 intEMEG; 1000 MCL
700 LTHA & MCL
2000/7000 int EMEG; 10000 MCL



C
20 LTHA; 200/700 int EMEG
None available
600/2000 RMEG
400/1000 RMEG
None available
400/1000 RMEG
300/1000 RMEG
* Snelson residential well approximately 1.0 mile south of site on US Hwy 96
U- analyzed for but not detected
D-analyzed at secondary dilution factor
**Sample A-1 is the on-site process water well sampled by TNRCC 2/4/93


Table 6.

Hart Creosoting Company NPL Site Surface Water Analyses (n=4) (TNRCC February 1993)
Constituent Background A-3 A-8 A-9 B-1 HAC Value
Volatile Organic Compounds (g/L)
None detected ND ND ND ND na
Semi-Volatile Organic Compounds (g/L)
Fluoranthene
Phenanthrene
Naphthalene
2,4-Dimethylphenol
Phenol
None detected 24
50
53
22
20
ND
34
46
20
ND
None detected 400 RMEGChild
600 RMEGChild
20 LTHA
0.3 CREG
4,000 LTHA
ND: Not detected, na: Not applicable; LTHA: Lifetime Health Advisory for drinking water (EPA).
A-3 Upstream of facility, approximately 30 yards upstream of dirt road leaving facility
A-8 Tributary to Big Walnut Run Creek behind Pond A
A-9 Tributary to Big Walnut Run Creek behind Pond A
B-1 Approximately 1/3 mile downstream from facility


Table 7.

Hart Creosoting Company TNRCC Surface Water Sampling Data January 1995
Constituent Sample 1 - collected from initial runoff on the west side of the former process area (g/L) Sample 2 - collected from the point of entry into the intermittent stream on the west side of the surface impoundment in the former process area (g/L) Health Based Comparison Value (g/L) Exceeds HAC?
Acenaphthene
Acenaphthylene
Anthracene
Benzo[b]fluoranthene
Benzo[a]anthracene
Benzo[a]pyrene
Benzo[g,h,i]perylene
Benzo[k]fluoranthene
Chrysene
Dibenz[a,h]anthracene
Fluorene
Fluoranthene
Indeno[1,2,3-cd]pyrene
Naphthalene
Phenanthrene
Pyrene
<5.0
<5.0
<5.0
7.5
5.7
<5.0
<5.0
<5.0
10.3
<5.0
<5.0
89.5
<5.0
<5.0
<5.0
44.2
8.6
<5.0
<5.0
<5.0
<5.0
<5.0
<5.0
<5.0
5.5
<5.0
<5.0
43.3
<5.0
<5.0
<5.0
21.7
600/2000 RMEG
none available
3000/10000RMEG
0 MCLG*
0 MCLG*
0.005CREG;B2;0.2MCL;0MCLG
none available
0 MCLG*
0 MCLG*
0 MCLG* Proposed
400/1000 RMEG
400/1000 RMEG
0 MCLG*
C; 20 LTHA
none available
300/1000 RMEG
No
ND
ND
Yes
Yes
ND
ND
ND
Yes
ND
ND
No
ND
ND
ND
No
* B2 (No HAC values available)


Table 8.

Hart Creosoting Company NPL Site Soil Samples (n=2) Collected February 1993 [10]
Constituent
A-4

A-5

HAC Value
Semi-Volatile Organic Compounds (mg/kg)
Benzo(a)anthracene
Benzo(b)fluoranthene
Chrysene
Fluoranthene
Naphthalene
Phenanthrene
840
570
800
4,150
980
6,000
970
310
1,100
5,000
960
8,200
B2
B2
B2
80/2000/30000
40/1000/10000
None available
ND: Not detected, na: Not applicable
A-5 Stream bank behind Pond A (apparent seepage point)
A-4 Spill area adjacent to tanks (spill material covered up by fill dirt)


Table 9.

Hart Creosoting Company NPL Site ESI Surface Soil Sampling Analyses Samples Collected from Wood Treatment/Processing Area by Weston in Spring 1994 [1]
Constituent Background
SB-10B

SB-5

SB-6

SB-7

SB-9

SB-12

HAC Value
Volatile Organic Compounds (mg/kg)
None detected (BTEX*) ND ND ND ND ND ND Not applicable
Semi-Volatile Organic Compounds (mg/kg)
Acenaphthene
Anthracene
Bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate
Benzo(a)anthracene
Benzo(b)fluoranthene
Benzo(k)fluoranthene
Benzo(g,h,i)perylene
Benzo(a)pyrene
Carbazole
Chrysene
Dibenzo(a,h)anthracene
Dibenzofuran
Fluoranthene
Fluorene
Indeno(1,2,3-c,d) pyrene
Naphthalene
2-Methylnaphthalene
Phenanthrene
Pyrene
ND
ND
0.370
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
0.310J
ND
0.250J
1.10
1.20
0.29J
0.34J
0.220J
0.62
ND
ND
0.54
ND
0.52
ND
ND
ND
0.70
0.210J
3.300
ND
0.980
2.80
1.90
0.58
1.20
1.50
2.20
0.280J
ND
2.00
0.370J
1.1
ND
ND
0.990
1.80
20.00
32.00
ND
46.00
32.00
22.00
5.80J
17.00
ND
54.00
ND
ND
18.00
35.00
10.00J
ND
ND
94.00E
130.00E
ND
ND
ND
18.00
29.00
22.00
6.60J
16.00
ND
28.00
ND
ND
67.00
ND
12.00
ND
ND
ND
73.00
66.0
600.00E
4.70J
62.00
29.00
28.00
4.80J
21.00
410.00E
86.00E
ND
100.00E
250.00E
220.00E
9.10J
18.00
51.00
370.00E
160.00E
100/3000/40000RMEG
600/20000/200000RMEG
50 CREG B2**
na B2
na B2
na B2
na
0.1 CREG B2
na
na B2
na B2
na
80/2000/30000RMEG
80/2000/30000RMEG
B2
40/100/1000iEMEG
na
na
60/2000/20000RMEG
Pesticides/PCBs (mg/kg)
alpha-BHC
beta-BHC
delta-BHC
gamma-BHC (lindane)
Heptachlor
Aldrin
Dieldrin
4,4'-DDE
Endrin
Endosulfan II
4,4'-DDD
4,4'-DDT
Methoxychlor
Endrin ketone
alpha-Chlordane
gamma-Chlordane
Toxaphene
Arochlor 1016
Arochlor 1221
Arochlor 1232
Arochlor 1242
Arochlor 1248
Arochlor 1254
Arochlor 1260

Not known
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
ND
0.0029J
ND
0.0046P
ND
ND
0.360Y
ND
0.160Y
ND
ND
ND
0.080Y
0.080Y
not analyzed not analyzed not analyzed ND
0.0046Y
ND
0.002Y
0.0025Y
0.0065Y
ND
0.072Y
0.014Y
0.010Y
ND
ND
0.160Y
0.120
0.0022Y
ND
1.10Y
0.210Y
0.340Y
0.310Y
0.210Y
0.310Y
0.370Y
0.370Y
0.1 CREG B2 20/500/7000iEMEG
0.4 CREG C 1/30/400iEMEG
0.4 CREG B2
0.02/0.5/7iEMEG
0.2 CREG B2 1/30/400RMEG
0.04 CREG B2 0.06/2/20chrEMEG
0.04 CREG B2 0.1/3/40chrEMEG
2 CREG B2
0.6/20/200 chrEMEG
4/100/1000 chrEMEG
3 CREG B2
2 CREG B2 1/30/400 intEMEG
10/300/4000 RMEG
0.6/20/200 chr EMEG (endrin)
0.5 CREG B2 0.1/3/40 RMEG
0.5 CREG B2 0.1/3/40 RMEG
0.6 CREG B2 2/50/700 int EMEG
0.4 CREG 0.1/4/50 RMEG
0.4 B2 CREG
0.4 B2 CREG
0.4 B2 CREG
0.4 B2 CREG
0.4 B2 CREG0.04/1/10 chrEMEG
0.4 B2 CREG
*BTEX - Benzene Toluene Ethylbenzene and Xylene gasoline constituents analyzed for.
**B2 - Considered to be a probable human carcinogen (inadequate human and sufficient animal studies)
ND - Not Detected; NA - Not Applicable
J - Estimated concentration
E - Estimated concentration due to concentration exceeding upper range of the instrument.
Y - Estimated concentration due to matrix interferences.

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