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PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT

TSCA INCINERATOR
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OAK RIDGE RESERVATION
OAK RIDGE, ANDERSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE>
EPA FACILITY ID: TN1890090003
DECEMBER 27, 2005

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

I. SUMMARY

II. BACKGROUND

III. EVALUATION OF THE AIR EXPOSURE PATHWAY

IV. PUBLIC HEALTH IMPLICATIONS

V. COMMUNITY HEALTH CONCERNS

VI. HEALTH OUTCOME DATA

VII. CHILDREN'S HEALTH CONSIDERATIONS

VIII. CONCLUSIONS

IX. RECOMMENDATIONS

X. PUBLIC HEALTH ACTION PLAN

XI. AUTHORS, TECHNICAL ADVISORS

XII. REFERENCES


LIST OF APPENDICES


LIST OF TABLES


LIST OF FIGURES


LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS
ATSDR Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act
CNF Central Neutralization Facility
CREG Cancer Risk Evaluation Guide
DCG Derived Concentration Guide
DOE U.S. Department of Energy
DRE destruction and removal efficiency
EMEG Environmental Media Evaluation Guide
EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
ERAMS Environmental Radiation Ambient Monitoring System
ETTP East Tennessee Technology Park
ISCST Industrial Source Complex, Short Term
LLNL Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
MACT maximum achievable control technology
mixed LLW mixed low-level radioactive and hazardous waste
MRL Minimal Risk Level
NAAQS National Ambient Air Quality Standard
NEI National Emissions Inventory
NESHAPs National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants
NIOSH National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
NPL National Priorities List
NTP National Toxicology Program
ORNL Oak Ridge National Laboratory
ORR Oak Ridge Reservation
ORRHES Oak Ridge Reservation Health Effects Subcommittee
PAH polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon
PCB polychlorinated biphenyl
PHA public health assessment
PHAWG Public Health Assessment Work Group
PM particulate matter
PM10 particulate matter with aerodynamic diameters less than 10 microns
PM2.5 particulate matter with aerodynamic diameters less than 2.5 microns
POHC principal organic hazardous constituent
ppm parts per million
RBC-N risk-based concentration for non-cancer effects
RCRA Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
RfC Reference Concentration
TDEC Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation
TDOH Tennessee Department of Health
TEQ toxic equivalent
TLD thermoluminescent dosimeter
TRI Toxics Release Inventory
TRV thermal relief vent
TSCA Toxic Substances Control Act
TSP total suspended particulates
TVA Tennessee Valley Authority
UCLA University of California at Los Angeles
VOC volatile organic compound


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