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       W7 W7A W7B W7C
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 0.0299 0.067 0.0486
Total Xylenes     mg/kg 0.0201 0.00418 ND ND
               
VOLATILE ORGANIC TICs              
Acetone     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Substituted benzene     mg/kg ND 0.0581 0.153 ND
Unknown alkane     mg/kg 1.1189 1.6057 1.5919 0.4349
Unknown     mg/kg 0.1987 0.0744 0.103 ND
Unknown aliphatic     mg/kg 0.0964 0.0772 0.4129 0.0295
Unkown cyclic hydrocarbon     mg/kg ND ND 0.124 0.1028
Unknown hydrocarbon     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Unknown aromatic     mg/kg ND ND 0.141 0.113
               
               
SEMIVOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS              
Di-n-butyl phthalate     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Phenanthrene     mg/kg        
Flouranthene 0.75 1,020 mg/kg 1.16 ND ND ND
Pyrene 0.49 850 mg/kg 1.62 ND ND ND
Butylbenzylphthalate     mg/kg 0.9 ND ND ND
Benzo(a)anthracene 0.32 1480 mg/kg 0.781 ND ND ND
chrysene 0.34 460 mg/kg 0.99 ND ND ND
Benzo(b)flouranthene     mg/kg 1.07 ND ND ND
Benzo(k)flouranthene 0.24 1,340 mg/kg        
Benzo(a)pyrene 0.37 1,440 mg/kg 0.797 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 35.6 5.23 1.34 0.363
Di-n-octylphthalate     mg/kg 4.45 1.19 ND ND
Benzo(g,h,i)peryene 0.17 320 mg/kg        
Phenol     mg/kg        
               
SEMIVOLATILE ORGANIC TICS              
Uknown aromatic     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Uknown     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Uknown alkane     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Vitamin E     mg/kg        
Substituted phthalate     mg/kg 20 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 0.0136 0.0173 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 31.7 11.7 7.23 8.54
Berylium     mg/kg        
Cadmiun 0.6 10 mg/kg 12.5 8.23 3.85 3.76
Chromium 26 110 mg/kg 294 168 87.5 111
Copper 16 110 mg/kg 596 372 193 216
Lead 31 250 mg/kg 1260 803 460 367
Mercury 0.2 2 mg/kg 7.07 4.21 2.52 3.92
Nickel 16 75 mg/kg 120 75.1 31.2 29.7
Selenium     mg/kg ND 5.28 ND ND
Silver     mg/kg ND 2.7 1.57 1.62
Thalium     mg/kg        
Zinc 120 820 mg/kg 1600 1060 561 467
               
               
WET CHEMISTRY              
Cyanide     mg/kg 20.6 ND ND ND
Phenol     mg/kg 1.42 ND ND ND
Total petroleum Hydrocarbons     mg/kg 7070 826 541 3820
Corrosivity as pH     S.U 7.2 7.58 7.75 8.08
Total organic carbons     mg/kg 16000 30000 28000 280000

Last Updated on 5/4/00
By TARA