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Public Health Assessments Completed

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AGENCY:

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

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

This notice announces those sites for which ATSDR has completed public health assessments during the period from October 2002 through December 2002. 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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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

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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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The most recent list of completed public health assessments was published in the Federal Register on December 4, 2002 (67 FR 72216). 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)).

Availability

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 1825, Century Blvd, 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 1, 2002 and December 31, 2002, public health assessments were issued for the sites listed below:

NPL Sites

Arkansas

Mountain Pine Pressure Treating (PB2003-100516).

Florida

Naval Air Station Cecil Field (a/k/a USN Air Station Cecil Field) (PB2003-101531).

Illinois

Lisle Residential Wells I (a/k/a Lockformer Company) (PB2003-100143).

Louisiana

Central Wood Preserving Company (PB2003-100517) Ruston Foundry (PB2003-100079).

New Hampshire

Gardner-Roussell Park and Dr. Norman W. Crisp Elementary School (a/k/a Dr. Crisp School/Gardner Roussell Park) (PB2003-100503).

New Jersey

Boeing Michigan Aeronautical Research Center/McGuire Missile (PB2003-100508).

McGuire Air Force Base #1 (PB2003-100509)

New York

Huntington Landfill (a/k/a Huntington Town Landfill) (PB2003-100504).

Peter Cooper-Markham (a/k/a Peter Cooper Corporation (MARKHAMS)) (PB2003-100154).

Smithtown Groundwater Contamination (a/k/a Smithtown Ground Water Contamination) (PB2003-100147).

Pennsylvania

Naval Air Warfare Center (a/k/a Naval Air Development Center (8 Waste Areas)) (PB2003-100510).

Non NPL Petitioned Sites

None

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Dated: February 12, 2003.

Georgi Jones,

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

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[FR Doc. 03-4026 Filed 2-19-03; 8:45 am]

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