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Public Health Assessment for Kerr-McGee Radiation Areas, West Chicago, Dupage County, Illinois, Region 5. Kress Creek: CERCLIS No. ILD980823991; Reed-Keppler Park: CERCLIS No. ILD980824007; Residential Areas: CERCLIS No. ILD980824015; Sewage Treatment Plant: CERCLIS No. ILD980824031.


PB95154803

Publication Date 1994
Page Count 256
Abstract The Kerr-McGee radiation areas consist of the Kerr-McGee Facility (Illinois Department of Nuclear Safety jurisdiction) and National Priorities List (NPL) areas in and around West Chicago, Illinois: (1) Reed-Keppler Park, (2) the West Chicago Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant (WTP), (3) residential areas, (4) Kress Creek, and (5) the West Branch of the DuPage River (included with the WTP or Kress Creek areas for the NPL listings). Chemicals of concern include radon, radium, thorium, uranium, antimony, arsenic, barium, boron, cadmium, fluoride, lead, manganese, nickel, nitrate, selenium, silver, vanadium, zinc, and possibly chromium and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). Exposure pathways include the inhalation of contaminated dust and gases; the ingestion of dust, groundwater, soil, sediments, and surface water; and dermal contact with dust, sediments, soil, and surface water.
Keywords
  • Public health
  • Risk assessment
  • Health hazards
  • Environmental exposure pathway
  • Polychlorinated biphenyls
  • Radioisotopes
  • Metals
  • Nitrates
  • Fluorides
  • Boron
  • Dusts
  • Sediments
  • Soil contamination
  • Ground water
  • Surface waters
  • Land pollution
  • Water pollution
  • Illinois
  • West Chicago(Illinois)
  • DuPage County(Illinois)
Source Agency
  • Department H.E.W. Office of Toxic Substance and Disease
NTIS Subject Category
  • 68G - Environmental Health & Safety
  • 57U - Public Health & Industrial Medicine
  • 57V - Radiobiology
Corporate Authors Illinois State Dept. of Public Health, Springfield.; Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Atlanta, GA.
Supplemental Notes See also PB90-106089. Sponsored by Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Atlanta, GA.
Document Type Technical Report
Title Note Final rept.
NTIS Issue Number 199507
Public Health Assessment for Kerr-McGee Radiation Areas, West Chicago, Dupage County, Illinois, Region 5. Kress Creek: CERCLIS No. ILD980823991; Reed-Keppler Park: CERCLIS No. ILD980824007; Residential Areas: CERCLIS No. ILD980824015; Sewage Treatment Plant: CERCLIS No. ILD980824031.
Public Health Assessment for Kerr-McGee Radiation Areas, West Chicago, Dupage County, Illinois, Region 5. Kress Creek: CERCLIS No. ILD980823991; Reed-Keppler Park: CERCLIS No. ILD980824007; Residential Areas: CERCLIS No. ILD980824015; Sewage Treatment Plant: CERCLIS No. ILD980824031.
PB95154803

  • Public health
  • Risk assessment
  • Health hazards
  • Environmental exposure pathway
  • Polychlorinated biphenyls
  • Radioisotopes
  • Metals
  • Nitrates
  • Fluorides
  • Boron
  • Dusts
  • Sediments
  • Soil contamination
  • Ground water
  • Surface waters
  • Land pollution
  • Water pollution
  • Illinois
  • West Chicago(Illinois)
  • DuPage County(Illinois)
  • Department H.E.W. Office of Toxic Substance and Disease
  • 68G - Environmental Health & Safety
  • 57U - Public Health & Industrial Medicine
  • 57V - Radiobiology
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