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February 2001

This cover page is updated monthly

A Historical Photo Tour
of the Reich Farm Soil Remediation

Reich Farm remediation

Photo's provided by courtesy of Union Carbide.
Reich Farm remediation
Please take the complete photo tour of the "Reich Farm Soils Remediation"
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    Below is a copy of the tentative schedule for
    the release of documents related to the
    Dover Township Childhood Cancer Investigation
    in Toms River, NJ.

    Tentative Schedule - 2001
    Document Releases
    Dover Township Childhood Cancer Investigation

    Month

    Document to be released

    March

    1) Reich Farm Public Health Assessment (Final)
    2) Dover Township Municipal Landfill Public Health Assessment (Final)
    3) Ciba Geigy Corporation Public Health Assessment (Final)
    4) Drinking WaterQuality Analyses Public Health Consultation (Final)
    5. Progress Report III

    May

    1) Exposure Investigation Public Health Consultation
    2) Monitoring Well Analyses Public Health Consultation

    July

    EOHSI Dust Deosition Study Report

    September

    1) ATSDR Historic Water-Distribution Modeling Report
    2) EOHSI Air Modeling Report

    October

    ATSDR Toxicological Consultation on NJDEP TIC Report

    December

    Case-control Epidemiologic Study Report (Public Comment Draft)




    A summary of the results for the Parkway Well Field Samples for the months April through December 2000

    Point of Entry

  • Sampled monthly April through December 2000
  • No detections of styrene-acrylonitrile (SAN) trimer or trichloroethylene
  • Usual presence of chemical by-products of chlorine disinfection (including chloroform, bromodichloromethane, dibromochloromethane, and bromoform) at less than 1 microgram per liter (g/l)
  • Occasional detection of methyl tertiary-butyl ether (MTBE) at less than 1 g/l

    Wells 24 and 44

  • Sampled monthly April 2000 through December 2000 (except well 44 no sampled November and December 2000)
  • No detections of SAN trimer or trichloroethylene
  • Chloroform, MTBE and methylene chloride occasionally detected at less than 1 g/l

    Wells 22 and 29

  • Untreated and treated water monitored quarterly (April, July and October 2000)
  • No detections of SAN trimer or trichloroethylene
  • Chloroform and MTBE continue to be present at low levels in untreated well 22 water at less than 1 g/l
  • No detections of SAN trimer in treated water from wells 22 or 29; chloroform and MTBE detected in treated water at less than 1 g/l

    Wells 26 and 28

  • Untreated and treated water monitored quarterly (April, July and October 2000)
  • SAN trimer, trichloroethylene and other chemicals detected in untreated water from well 26, at levels consistent with recent past
  • SAN trimer not detected in untreated water from well 28; trichloroethylene and other chemicals detected at levels consistent with recent past
  • No SAN trimer or trichloroethylene found in treated water in April and October 2000; SAN trimer and trichloroethylene reported to be found in treated water in July 2000, but NJDEP determined that samples were mistakenly taken before treatment; chloroform and MTBE detected in treated water at less than or equal to 1 g/l
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