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Public Health Assessment
Air Pathway Evaluation,
Isla de Vieques Bombing Range,
Vieques, Puerto Rico

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August 26, 2003
Prepared by:

Federal Facilities Assessment Branch
Division of Health Assessment and Consultation
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

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Table of Contents


ATSDR Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
AFWTF Atlantic Fleet Weapons Training Facility
CRDV Committee for the Rescue and Development of Vieques
DU depleted uranium
EIS Environmental Impact Statement
EMA Eastern Maneuver Area
EPA US Environmental Protection Agency
HMX cyclotetramethylenetetranitramine
LIA Live Impact Area
NAAQS National Ambient Air Quality Standard
NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NASD Naval Ammunition Support Detachment (also referred to as West Vieques)
NCDC National Climatic Data Center
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association
NRC Nuclear Regulatory Commission
OB/OD open burning/open detonation
PHA public health assessment
PM10 particulate matter having aerodynamic diameters less than or equal to 10 microns
PRDOH Puerto Rico Department of Health
PREQB Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board
RDX cyclotrimethylenetrinitramine
TNT 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene
TRI Toxic Release Inventory
TSP total suspended particulates
µg/m3 micrograms per cubic meter
USGS US Geological Survey

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