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       W15 W15A W15B W15C
Depth feet Ontario Aquatic     0-0.5 0.5-1 1.5-2 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
               
VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS              
Methylene Choride     mg/kg ND 0.0221 0.0409 0.0244
Total Xylenes     mg/kg        
               
VOLATILE ORGANIC TICs              
Acetone     mg/kg        
Substituted benzene     mg/kg        
Unknown alkane     mg/kg 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 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 104.75 ND ND ND
Uknown     mg/kg ND ND ND 2.26
Uknown alkane     mg/kg 192 ND 7.19 ND
Vitamin E     mg/kg        
Substituted phthalate     mg/kg        
               
TOTAL PCBs     mg/kg 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
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 48.2 5.41 3.17 3.03
Berylium     mg/kg        
Cadmiun 0.6 10 mg/kg 3.3 ND ND ND
Chromium 26 110 mg/kg 44.6 7.69 7.3 7.04
Copper 16 110 mg/kg 86.9 30.4 11.1 16.6
Lead 31 250 mg/kg 295 42.5 13.1 25.9
Mercury 0.2 2 mg/kg 0.962 0.089 0.046 0.035
Nickel 16 75 mg/kg 32.4 10.6 12.4 8.85
Selenium     mg/kg        
Silver     mg/kg        
Thalium     mg/kg        
Zinc 120 820 mg/kg 433 72.5 37.2 30.6
               
               
WET CHEMISTRY              
Cyanide     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Phenol     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Total petroleum Hydrocarbons     mg/kg 121 316 483 167
Corrosivity as pH     S.U 6.66 7.02 7.11 7.4
Total organic carbons     mg/kg 48000 25000 40000 46000

Last Updated on 5/4/00
By TARA