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       W6 W6A W6B W6C
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 4/29/99 4/29/99 4/29/99 4/29/99
               
VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS              
Methylene Choride     mg/kg ND 0.0318 0.0241 0.0231
Total Xylenes     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
               
VOLATILE ORGANIC TICs              
Acetone     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Substituted benzene     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Unknown alkane     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Unknown     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Unknown aliphatic     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Unkown cyclic hydrocarbon     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Unknown hydrocarbon     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Unknown aromatic     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
               
               
SEMIVOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS              
Di-n-butyl phthalate     mg/kg ND 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 ND ND ND ND
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        
Benzo(a)pyrene 0.37 1,440 mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Ideno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene 0.2 320 mg/kg        
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        
Phenol     mg/kg        
               
SEMIVOLATILE ORGANIC TICS              
Uknown aromatic     mg/kg 187.9 3.89 6.97 5.81
Uknown     mg/kg ND 8.43 ND ND
Uknown alkane     mg/kg 76 ND ND ND
Vitamin E     mg/kg        
Substituted phthalate     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
               
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 0.0208 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        
Arsenic 6 33 mg/kg 26.4 4.63 3.05 1.54
Berylium     mg/kg        
Cadmiun 0.6 10 mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Chromium 26 110 mg/kg 166 6.69 2.13 1.54
Copper 16 110 mg/kg 43 20.8 10.8 8.92
Lead 31 250 mg/kg 584 18.2 6.11 2.26
Mercury 0.2 2 mg/kg 2.15 0.135 0.034 0.026
Nickel 16 75 mg/kg 44.4 10.2 3.93 2.85
Selenium     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Silver     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Thalium     mg/kg        
Zinc 120 820 mg/kg 333 141 48.2 22
               
               
WET CHEMISTRY              
Cyanide     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Phenol     mg/kg 2.4 ND ND ND
Total petroleum Hydrocarbons     mg/kg 2020 465 164 182
Corrosivity as pH     S.U 7.13 7.43 7.31 6.93
Total organic carbons     mg/kg 54000 50000 53000 41000

Last Updated on 5/4/00
By TARA