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PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT

ASARCO INCORPORATED (GLOBE PLANT)
DENVER, DENVER COUNTY, COLORADO
CERCLIS NO. COD007063530

May 3, 1995

Prepared by

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Public Health Service
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Division of Health Assessment and Consultation
Atlanta, Georgia


TABLE OF CONTENTS

LIST OF TABLES

SUMMARY

BACKGROUND

    A. Site Description and History
    B. Site Visit
    C. Demographics, Land Use, and Natural Resource Use
    D. Health Outcome Data

COMMUNITY HEALTH CONCERNS

ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION AND OTHER HAZARDS

    A. On-site Contamination
    B. Off-site Contamination
    C. Quality Assurance and Quality Control
    D. Physical and Other Hazards
    E. Review of Toxic Chemical Release Inventory (TRI) Data

PATHWAYS ANALYSES

    A. Completed Exposure Pathways
    B. Potential Exposure Pathways

PUBLIC HEALTH IMPLICATIONS

    A. Toxicological Evaluation
    B. Health Outcome Data Evaluation
    C. Community Health Concerns Evaluation

CONCLUSIONS

RECOMMENDATIONS

PREPARERS OF REPORT

REFERENCES

APPENDICES


LIST OF TABLES

Table 1. Air Quality Maximum Averages (1988 - 1992)

Table 2. Air Quality Maximum Overall Averages (1987 - 1992)

Table 3. On-Site Air Quality (1987 - 1992)

Table 4. Off-Site Air Quality (1987 - 1993)

Table 5. On-Site Soil

Table 6. Off-Site Soil

Table 7. Completed Exposure Pathways

Table 8. Potential Exposure Pathways

Table 9. Comparison of Exposed Dose to Health Guidelines for Inhalation

Table 10. Comparison of Exposed Dose to Health Guidelines for Ingestion


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