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         W21A W21B W21C
Depth feet Ontario Aquatic       0.5-1 1.5-2 2.5-3
  Sediment Criterion            
Sampling Date LEL (lowest effects limit) SEL (severe effects limit) Units   4/29/99 4/29/99 4/29/99
               
VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS              
Methylene Choride     mg/kg   0.0345 0.0422 0.0657
Total Xylenes     mg/kg        
               
VOLATILE ORGANIC TICs         ND ND 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   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   ND ND ND
               
SEMIVOLATILE ORGANIC TICS              
Uknown aromatic     mg/kg   16.99 15.87 32.75
Uknown     mg/kg   ND 12.1 15.8
Uknown alkane     mg/kg   ND 8.07 90.7
Vitamin E     mg/kg   ND ND 6.6
Substituted phthalate     mg/kg        
               
TOTAL PCBs     mg/kg   ND ND ND
               
PESTICIDES              
alpha-Chlordane     mg/kg        
gamma-Chlordane     mg/kg        
4,4'-DDD 0.008 6 mg/kg   ND ND ND
4.4'-DDT 0.008 71 mg/kg   ND ND 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   ND 5.01 40.4
Berylium     mg/kg        
Cadmiun 0.6 10 mg/kg   ND ND ND
Chromium 26 110 mg/kg   ND 5.68 3.86
Copper 16 110 mg/kg   ND 20.2 29.5
Lead 31 250 mg/kg   ND 18.7 8.68
Mercury 0.2 2 mg/kg   ND 0.049 ND
Nickel 16 75 mg/kg   ND 5.15 6.53
Selenium     mg/kg        
Silver     mg/kg        
Thalium     mg/kg   ND ND ND
Zinc 120 820 mg/kg   ND 62 57.7
               
               
WET CHEMISTRY              
Cyanide     mg/kg   ND ND ND
Phenol     mg/kg   ND ND ND
Total petroleum Hydrocarbons     mg/kg   605 222 328
Corrosivity as pH     S.U   7 7.05 7.15
Total organic carbons     mg/kg   23000 43000 43000

Last Updated on 5/4/00
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