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       W20
Depth feet Ontario Aquatic     0-0.5
  Sediment Criterion      
Sampling Date LEL (lowest effects limit) SEL (severe effects limit) Units 5/26/99
         
VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS        
Methylene Choride     mg/kg ND
Total Xylenes     mg/kg  
         
VOLATILE ORGANIC TICs       ND
Acetone     mg/kg  
Substituted benzene     mg/kg  
Unknown alkane     mg/kg  
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 2.59
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 ND
         
SEMIVOLATILE ORGANIC TICS        
Uknown aromatic     mg/kg 88.4
Uknown     mg/kg ND
Uknown alkane     mg/kg 373.2
Vitamin E     mg/kg ND
Substituted phthalate     mg/kg  
         
TOTAL PCBs     mg/kg ND
         
PESTICIDES        
alpha-Chlordane     mg/kg  
gamma-Chlordane     mg/kg  
4,4'-DDD 0.008 6 mg/kg 0.0378
4.4'-DDT 0.008 71 mg/kg ND
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 40.2
Berylium     mg/kg  
Cadmiun 0.6 10 mg/kg ND
Chromium 26 110 mg/kg 50.4
Copper 16 110 mg/kg 42.7
Lead 31 250 mg/kg 154
Mercury 0.2 2 mg/kg 0.42
Nickel 16 75 mg/kg 22
Selenium     mg/kg  
Silver     mg/kg  
Thalium     mg/kg ND
Zinc 120 820 mg/kg 181
         
         
WET CHEMISTRY        
Cyanide     mg/kg ND
Phenol     mg/kg ND
Total petroleum Hydrocarbons     mg/kg 792
Corrosivity as pH     S.U 7.34
Total organic carbons     mg/kg 27000

Last Updated on 5/4/00
By TARA