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Title: Public health assessment for Chemfax, Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi, Region 4. Cerclis No. MSD008154486. Final report

Public health assessment for Chemfax, Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi, Region 4. Cerclis No. MSD008154486. Final report Chemfax Inc. is an active chemical processing plant in Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi. Workers at the site were exposed to several PAHs in surface soil and sediments, and to benzene, methylene chloride, and styrene in air at levels of public health concern. Potential routes for human exposure include ambient air, surface water and edible fish from the Industrial Seaway, groundwater, well water, and public supply water. ATSDR has made recommendations to reduce and prevent exposure to contaminants, characterize the site better, and implement institutional controls and other activities.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:56432
Report Number(s):PB--95-195830/XAB
TRN: 51441448
Resource Type:Technical Report
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Resource Relation:Other Information: PBD: 2 Mar 1995
Research Org:Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Atlanta, GA (United States)
Country of Publication:United States
Language:English
Subject: 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; SURFACE WATERS; POLLUTION; POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS; ENVIRONMENTAL EXPOSURE PATHWAY; PUBLIC HEALTH; RISK ASSESSMENT; SOILS