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       W8 W8A W8B W8C
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 0.0244 205 0.0213
Total Xylenes     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
               
VOLATILE ORGANIC TICs              
Acetone     mg/kg        
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 0.751 ND ND ND
Phenanthrene     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
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 ND ND ND ND
bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate     mg/kg 0.86 ND ND ND
Di-n-octylphthalate     mg/kg        
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 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        
               
TOTAL PCBs     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
               
PESTICIDES              
alpha-Chlordane     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
gamma-Chlordane     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
4,4'-DDD 0.008 6 mg/kg 0.0186 ND ND ND
4.4'-DDT 0.008 71 mg/kg        
Aldrin 0.002 8 mg/kg ND ND ND ND
4,4'-DDE 0.005 19 mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Endrin Ketone     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
               
METALS              
Antimony     mg/kg        
Arsenic 6 33 mg/kg 42.5 2.55 5.78 3.64
Berylium     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Cadmiun 0.6 10 mg/kg 28.2 ND 1.35 0.558
Chromium 26 110 mg/kg 674 474 93 38
Copper 16 110 mg/kg 456 11.3 56.5 36.5
Lead 31 250 mg/kg 859 8.62 112 687
Mercury 0.2 2 mg/kg 152 141 20.6 1.06
Nickel 16 75 mg/kg 106 4.28 17 9.66
Selenium     mg/kg        
Silver     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Thalium     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Zinc 120 820 mg/kg 3.66 84.3 219 110
               
               
WET CHEMISTRY              
Cyanide     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Phenol     mg/kg ND ND ND ND
Total petroleum Hydrocarbons     mg/kg 1640 69.6 183 74.8
Corrosivity as pH     S.U 6.9 7.62 7.43 7.08
Total organic carbons     mg/kg 38000 98000 58000 61000

Last Updated on 5/4/00
By TARA