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PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT

QUANTA RESOURCES CORPORATION
EDGEWATER, BERGEN COUNTY, NEW JERSEY
EPA FACILITY ID: NJD000606442

September 25, 2002

Prepared By:

New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services
Hazardous Site Health Evaluation Program
Consumer and Environmental Health Services
Division of Epidemiology, Environmental and Occupational Health
Under a Cooperative Agreement with the
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry


TABLE OF CONTENTS

ABBREVIATIONS

SUMMARY

PURPOSE AND HEALTH ISSUES

BACKGROUND

DISCUSSION

CONCLUSIONS

REFERENCES

ACKNOWLEDGMENT

PREPARERS OF REPORT

FIGURES

TABLES

APPENDIX A

APPENDIX B

GLOSSARY


ABBREVIATIONS

AST

above ground storage tank
ATSDR Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
BTEX benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, xylene
CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (commonly known as Superfund)
CREG Cancer Risk Evaluation Guides
FAQs Frequently Asked Questions
GIS Geographic Information System
HAZWOPER Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard
HCV Health Comparison Value
MUA Municipal Utilities Authority
ND none detected
NJDEP New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
NJDHSS New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services
NPL National Priorities List
PAHs polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
PCBs polychlorinated biphenyls
PHAP Public Health Action Plan
PPB parts per billion
PPM parts per million
PRP Potentially Responsible Party
QRC Quanta Resources Corporation
RSI removal site investigation
SVOCs semi-volatile organic compounds
USEPA United States Environmental Protection Agency
UST underground storage tank
VOCs volatile organic compounds

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