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       W2 W2A W2B W2C
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 5/26/99 4/29/99 4/29/99
               
VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS              
Methylene Choride     mg/kg ND 0.0103 0.0322 0.021
Total Xylenes     mg/kg ND ND 0.00241 ND
               
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 ND ND ND ND
Unkown cyclic hydrocarbon     mg/kg        
Unknown hydrocarbon     mg/kg        
Unknown aromatic     mg/kg        
               
               
SEMIVOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS              
Di-n-butyl phthalate     mg/kg 0.311 ND ND ND
Phenanthrene     mg/kg        
Flouranthene 0.75 1,020 mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Pyrene 0.49 850 mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Butylbenzylphthalate     mg/kg        
Benzo(a)anthracene 0.32 1480 mg/kg ND ND ND ND
chrysene 0.34 460 mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Benzo(b)flouranthene     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Benzo(k)flouranthene 0.24 1,340 mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Benzo(a)pyrene 0.37 1,440 mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Ideno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene 0.2 320 mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Dibenz[a,h]anthracene     mg/kg        
bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Di-n-octylphthalate     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Benzo(g,h,i)peryene 0.17 320 mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Phenol     mg/kg        
               
SEMIVOLATILE ORGANIC TICS              
Uknown aromatic     mg/kg 26.56 ND 23.32 18.39
Uknown     mg/kg   ND 3.95 3.09
Uknown alkane     mg/kg 7.34 ND ND 8.14
Vitamin E     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
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 ND ND ND ND
Arsenic 6 33 mg/kg 8.74 0.747 9.58 16.2
Berylium     mg/kg        
Cadmiun 0.6 10 mg/kg ND ND ND 2.18
Chromium 26 110 mg/kg 35 12.4 28.5 13.4
Copper 16 110 mg/kg 31.8 16.3 70.2 55.3
Lead 31 250 mg/kg 72.2 8.29 112 32.4
Mercury 0.2 2 mg/kg 0.228 0.034 0.603 0.671
Nickel 16 75 mg/kg 9.65 ND ND 24.9
Selenium     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Silver     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Thalium     mg/kg        
Zinc 120 820 mg/kg 127 19.4 307 423
               
               
WET CHEMISTRY              
Cyanide     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Phenol     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Total petroleum Hydrocarbons     mg/kg 287 52.6 107 483
Corrosivity as pH     S.U 7.52 7.33 7.28 7.11
Total organic carbons     mg/kg 26000 15000 73000 58000

Last Updated on 5/4/00
By TARA