Chemical quality of water and sediments, Kearny Marsh                  
                   
SEDIMENT ANALYSIS                  
Data from Table 3 of Langan Report on Kearny Marsh                  
Sampled April and May, 1999                  
                   
Sample Location/ID       W13 W13A DUPE1 W13B W13C DUPE 2
Depth feet Ontario Aquatic     0-0.5" 0.5-1 0.5-1 1.5-2 2.5-3 2.5-3
  Sediment Criterion                
Sampling Date LEL (lowest effects limit) SEL (severe effects limit) Units 5/26/99 4/29/99 4/29/99 4/29/99 4/29/99 4/29/99
                   
VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS                  
Methylene Choride     mg/kg ND 0.0724 0.0179 0.0312 0.0181 0.0159
Total Xylenes     mg/kg            
                   
VOLATILE ORGANIC TICs                  
Acetone     mg/kg            
Substituted benzene     mg/kg            
Unknown alkane     mg/kg 0.182 ND ND ND ND ND
Unknown     mg/kg            
Unknown aliphatic     mg/kg            
Unkown cyclic hydrocarbon     mg/kg            
Unknown hydrocarbon     mg/kg            
Unknown aromatic     mg/kg            
                   
                   
SEMIVOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS                  
Di-n-butyl phthalate     mg/kg 0.486 ND ND ND ND ND
Phenanthrene     mg/kg            
Flouranthene 0.75 1,020 mg/kg            
Pyrene 0.49 850 mg/kg            
Butylbenzylphthalate     mg/kg            
Benzo(a)anthracene 0.32 1480 mg/kg            
chrysene 0.34 460 mg/kg            
Benzo(b)flouranthene     mg/kg            
Benzo(k)flouranthene 0.24 1,340 mg/kg            
Benzo(a)pyrene 0.37 1,440 mg/kg            
Ideno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene 0.2 320 mg/kg            
Dibenz[a,h]anthracene     mg/kg            
bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate     mg/kg            
Di-n-octylphthalate     mg/kg            
Benzo(g,h,i)peryene 0.17 320 mg/kg            
Phenol     mg/kg            
                   
SEMIVOLATILE ORGANIC TICS                  
Uknown aromatic     mg/kg 8.34 2.22 ND 3.23 ND ND
Uknown     mg/kg ND 3.73 5.74 116.6 4.72 2.64
Uknown alkane     mg/kg 4.77 5.46 ND 1.37 ND ND
Vitamin E     mg/kg            
Substituted phthalate     mg/kg            
                   
TOTAL PCBs     mg/kg ND ND ND ND ND ND
                   
PESTICIDES                  
alpha-Chlordane     mg/kg            
gamma-Chlordane     mg/kg            
4,4'-DDD 0.008 6 mg/kg ND ND ND ND ND ND
4.4'-DDT 0.008 71 mg/kg            
Aldrin 0.002 8 mg/kg            
4,4'-DDE 0.005 19 mg/kg            
Endrin Ketone     mg/kg            
                   
METALS                  
Antimony     mg/kg            
Arsenic 6 33 mg/kg 34.4 7.39 3.91 4.47 2.23 2.35
Berylium     mg/kg            
Cadmiun 0.6 10 mg/kg ND ND ND ND ND ND
Chromium 26 110 mg/kg 66.7 8.28 3.81 5.36 3.6 4.01
Copper 16 110 mg/kg 66.4 20 18.9 20.3 12.9 15.1
Lead 31 250 mg/kg 251 20 8.89 11.5 11.9 13.2
Mercury 0.2 2 mg/kg 0.391 0.064 ND ND 0.033 0.04
Nickel 16 75 mg/kg 20.8 10.9 6.14 7.24 4.27 4.44
Selenium     mg/kg            
Silver     mg/kg            
Thalium     mg/kg            
Zinc 120 820 mg/kg 163 83.7 65.4 97.6 15 18.6
                   
                   
WET CHEMISTRY                  
Cyanide     mg/kg ND ND ND ND ND ND
Phenol     mg/kg ND ND ND ND ND ND
Total petroleum Hydrocarbons     mg/kg 190 265 75.5 118 316 56.2
Corrosivity as pH     S.U 7.38 7.21 6.93 7.09 7.02 6.78
Total organic carbons     mg/kg 48000 46000 50000 48000 30000 37000

Last Updated on 5/9/00
By TARA