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Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).




This notice announces those sites for which ATSDR has completed public health assessments during the period from September 2001 through December 2001. This list includes sites that are on or proposed for inclusion on the National Priorities List (NPL), and includes sites for which assessments were prepared in response to requests from the public.

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Robert C. Williams, P.E., DEE, Assistant Surgeon General, Director, Division of Health Assessment and Consultation, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, 1600 Clifton Road, NE, Mailstop E-32, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, telephone (404) 498-0007.

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The most recent list of completed public health assessments was published in the Federal Register on November 16, 2001 (66 FR 57719). This announcement is the responsibility of ATSDR under the regulation, Public Health Assessments and Health Effects Studies of Hazardous Substances Releases and Facilities (42 CFR part 90). This rule sets forth ATSDR's procedures for the conduct of public health assessments under section 104(i) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), as amended by the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA) (42 U.S.C. 9604(i)).


The completed public health assessments and addenda are available for public inspection at the Division of Health Assessment and Consultation, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Building 33, Executive Park Drive, Atlanta, Georgia (not a mailing address), between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday except legal holidays. The completed public health assessments are also available by mail through the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Technical Information Service (NTIS), 5285 Port Royal Road, Springfield, Virginia 22161, or by telephone at (703) 605-6000. NTIS charges for copies of public health assessments and addenda. The NTIS order numbers are listed in parentheses following the site names.

Public Health Assessments Completed or Issued

Between September 10, 2001, and December 13, 2001, public health assessments were issued for the sites listed below:

NPL Sites


Omega Chemical Site (a/k/a Omega Chemical Corporation) (PB2002-100351).


Marine Corps Logistics Base (PB2002-100526).


Joliet Army Ammunition Plant (Manufacturing Area) and Joliet Army Ammunition Plant (Lap Area) (PB2002-100352).


Andrews Air Force Base (PB2002-100354).

Beltsville Agricultural Research Center (PB2002-101482).


Atlas Tack Site (a/k/a Atlas Tack Corporation) (PB2002-101491).

North Carolina

Petitioned Public Health Assessment (a/k/a Carolina Solite Corporation/Aquadale) (PB2002-100417).

Puerto Rico

Isla de Vieques Bombing Site (PB2002-100532).


International Smelting and Refining (PB2002-100928).


Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division (a/k/a Naval Undersea Warfare Engineering Station) (PB2002-100405).

Boomsnub/Airco Superfund Site (a/k/a Boomsnub/Airco) (PB2002-100353). Start Printed Page 8267

Non NPL Petitioned Sites


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Dated: February 14, 2002.

Georgi Jones,

Director, Office of Policy and External Affairs, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.

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