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       W3A W3B W3C
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 0.0231 0.0206
Total Xylenes     mg/kg ND ND ND
             
VOLATILE ORGANIC TICs            
Acetone     mg/kg      
Substituted benzene     mg/kg      
Unknown alkane     mg/kg ND ND ND
Unknown     mg/kg      
Unknown aliphatic     mg/kg ND ND 0.0135
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 ND ND ND
Pyrene 0.49 850 mg/kg ND ND ND
Butylbenzylphthalate     mg/kg      
Benzo(a)anthracene 0.32 1480 mg/kg ND ND ND
chrysene 0.34 460 mg/kg ND ND ND
Benzo(b)flouranthene     mg/kg ND ND ND
Benzo(k)flouranthene 0.24 1,340 mg/kg ND ND ND
Benzo(a)pyrene 0.37 1,440 mg/kg ND ND ND
Ideno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene 0.2 320 mg/kg ND ND ND
Dibenz[a,h]anthracene     mg/kg      
bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate     mg/kg ND ND ND
Di-n-octylphthalate     mg/kg ND ND ND
Benzo(g,h,i)peryene 0.17 320 mg/kg ND ND ND
Phenol     mg/kg      
             
SEMIVOLATILE ORGANIC TICS            
Uknown aromatic     mg/kg 10.65 2.62 ND
Uknown     mg/kg 6.31 96.92 ND
Uknown alkane     mg/kg 51.8 ND ND
Vitamin E     mg/kg 2.31 ND ND
Substituted phthalate     mg/kg      
             
TOTAL PCBs     mg/kg N 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      
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
Arsenic 6 33 mg/kg 3.49 0.804 2.83
Berylium     mg/kg      
Cadmiun 0.6 10 mg/kg ND ND ND
Chromium 26 110 mg/kg 2.48 1.46 8.38
Copper 16 110 mg/kg 15.8 15.2 20.6
Lead 31 250 mg/kg 8.83 ND 6.31
Mercury 0.2 2 mg/kg 0.058 0.039 0.049
Nickel 16 75 mg/kg 5.22 3.44 6.31
Selenium     mg/kg ND ND ND
Silver     mg/kg ND ND ND
Thalium     mg/kg      
Zinc 120 820 mg/kg 67.6 11.7 8.46
             
             
WET CHEMISTRY            
Cyanide     mg/kg ND ND ND
Phenol     mg/kg ND ND ND
Total petroleum Hydrocarbons     mg/kg 167 265 118
Corrosivity as pH     S.U 7.4 7.21 7.09
Total organic carbons     mg/kg 54000 37000 44000

Last Updated on 5/4/00
By TARA