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       W4 W4A W4B W4C
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 0.0159 0.0248 0.5233
Total Xylenes     mg/kg ND ND ND 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 1.27 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 ND ND 12.59 3.41
Uknown     mg/kg 13 ND 227.92 24.31
Uknown alkane     mg/kg 179.94 ND 6.71 ND
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 5.55 ND ND ND
Arsenic 6 33 mg/kg 34.7 8.67 5.6 4.02
Berylium     mg/kg        
Cadmiun 0.6 10 mg/kg ND 0.915 ND ND
Chromium 26 110 mg/kg 20.5 20.4 3.28 3.18
Copper 16 110 mg/kg 32.2 61.1 24.6 25.3
Lead 31 250 mg/kg 107 168 16.7 8.66
Mercury 0.2 2 mg/kg 0.229 0.255 0.072 ND
Nickel 16 75 mg/kg 22.6 13.4 ND ND
Selenium     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Silver     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Thalium     mg/kg        
Zinc 120 820 mg/kg 244 117 47 34.8
               
               
WET CHEMISTRY              
Cyanide     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Phenol     mg/kg ND ND ND 0.811
Total petroleum Hydrocarbons     mg/kg 380 66.7 337 1120
Corrosivity as pH     S.U 7.49 7.23 7.06 6.94
Total organic carbons     mg/kg 45000 30000 50000 56000

Last Updated on 5/4/00
By TARA