Health Consultations / Consumer Summaries
As part of the Midlothian Area Air Quality Petition Response, ATSDR has issued public comment and final reports:
- July 2015: “Assessing the Adequacy of the Ambient Air Monitoring Data”
This health consultation reports on pollutants, time frames, and locations for which the available data support reaching health conclusions. It also identifies gaps in the data where more information is needed to adequately assess community exposures.
- Power Point Presentation [PDF - 2.6MB] – 5/24/2012
- Health Consultation [PDF - 11.6MB] - 7/28/2015
- Fact Sheet [PDF - 105KB] - 7/28/2015
- April 2016: “Assessing the Public Health Implications of the Criteria (NAAQS) Air Pollutants and Hydrogen Sulfide”
This health consultation describes the public health implications of exposures to hydrogen sulfide and the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) pollutants. NAAQS pollutants are PM2.5, ozone, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, and lead.
- June 2016: “Evaluation of Health Outcome Data as part of the Midlothian Area Air Quality Petition Response”
This health consultation evaluates available health outcome data to address the community concerns regarding possible adverse health impacts from the site. Community concerns include birth defects, cancer, and respiratory problems.
- June 2016: “Evaluation of Reported Animal Health Issues as part of the Midlothian Area Air Quality Petition Response”
This health consultation evaluates the animal health issues reported by residents living in the Midlothian area. This report also provides the results from the exposure investigation conducted by ATSDR that looked at chromium and other metal concentrations in the blood and serum from dogs living in Midlothian and outside the Midlothian area.
- November 2016: “Review and Analysis of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) and Metal Exposures in Air”
This health consultation evaluates the levels of metals and Volatile Organic Compounds in the air of Midlothian to determine if they could or have affected the health of people living in the area.
- January 2017: “Review and Analysis of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) and Metals from Air Emissions in Media Other than Air.”
This health consultation evaluates the public health impacts from deposition of air emissions to other media such as soil, water, and vegetation.
- Page last reviewed: November 10, 2016
- Page last updated: January 18, 2017
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