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PETITIONED PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT

BROOKFIELD AVENUE LANDFILL
STATEN ISLAND, RICHMOND COUNTY, NEW YORK
EPA FACILITY ID: NYD980754717

November 17, 1999

Prepared by:

Petition Response Section
Exposure Investigation and Consultation Branch
Division of Health Assessment and Consultation
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry


TABLE OF CONTENTS

LIST OF ACRONYMS

SUMMARY

PURPOSE AND HEALTH ISSUES

BACKGROUND

DISCUSSION

COMMUNITY HEALTH CONCERNS

CONCLUSIONS

RECOMMENDATIONS

PUBLIC HEALTH ACTION PLAN

PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

SITE TEAM/AUTHORS

REFERENCES

APPENDICES


LIST OF ACRONYMS

ATSDR

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
bgs below ground surface
CDM Camp Dresser & McKee
CREG Cancer Risk Evaluation Guide
CV comparison value
EMEG Environmental Media Evaluation Guide
LEL Lower Explosive Limit
NYCDEP New York City Department of Environmental Protection
NYCDOH New York City Department of Health
NYCDOS New York City Department of Sanitation
NYSDEC New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
NYSDOH New York State Department of Health
PAH polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon
PCB polychlorinated biphenyl
PCE tetrachloroethylene
PM2.5 particulate matter smaller than 2.5 microns in diameter
PM10 particulate matter smaller than 10 microns in diameter
ppb parts per billion
ppbv parts per billion by volume
ppm parts per million
ug/m3 micrograms per cubic meter
RI Remedial Investigation
SVOC semi-volatile organic compound
TCE trichloroethylene
VOC volatile organic compound

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