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1 Athens Grow Green Coalition Christine Gaston Spring 2004 Internship

2 Mission To promote responsible community development and growth management policies and practices that protect natural resources, prevent sprawl, maintain a healthy economy, and preserve a high quality of life for all in the Athens region.

3 Committee Work GreenFest Kickoff event Good Development Award Elections Fundraising

4 Hazardous Sites in Athens-Clarke 1.Atlanta Gas Light, Foundry Street 2.Barnett Shoals at Gaines School 3.Dunlap Road/ACC Landfill 4.UGA Milledge Avenue Site 5.General Time Corporation, Newton Bridge Road 6.Georgia Power, Foundry Street 7.Loef Company, Old Hull Road 8.Oakwood Mobile Home Park/ Athens Grain Elevators, Jefferson Road 9.Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Newton Bridge 10.Willow Street Landfill, Foundry Street

5 *TETRACHLOROETHENE in GROUNDWATER* Barnett Shoals at Gaines School Road

6 Barnett Shoals at Gaines School *TETRACHLOROETHENE in GROUNDWATER*

7 *VINYL CHLORIDE in GROUNDWATER* Also in groundwater: chromium, copper, lead, zinc, nickel, tetrachloroethene, trichloroethene, beryllium, mercury, 1,1- dichloroethane, dichloromethane, trichlorofluoromethane, benzene, chlorobenzene, chloroethane, 1,1- dichloroethene, trans-1,2-dichloroethene, ethylbenzene, toluene, 1,1,1-trichloroethane, acetone, 1,1,2,2-tetrachloroethane ACC Landfill

8 *VINYL CHLORIDE in GROUNDWATER* Dunlap Road

9 *VINYL CHLORIDE in GROUNDWATER*

10 General Time Corporation a.k.a West Clox *VINYL CHLORIDE in GROUNDWATER* Also in groundwater: trichloroethene, 1,1,1-trichloroethane, 1,1,2-trichloroethane, 1,2,- dichloroethane, trans-1,2-dichloroethene, dichloromethane, chloroethane, chloroform

11 *VINYL CHLORIDE in GROUNDWATER* General Time Corporation

12 Oakwood Mobile Homes & Athens Grain Elevators *CARBON TETRACHLORIDE in GROUNDWATER* Also in groundwater: 1,2-dichloroethane, benzene, chloroform, trichloroethene. *CARBON TETRACHLORIDE in SOIL*

13 Oakwood Mobile Home Park *CARBON TETRACHLORIDE in GROUNDWATER & in SOIL*

14 Hazardous Site Catalogue *CARBON TETRACHLORIDE in GROUNDWATER & in SOIL* Oakwood Mobile Home

15 Southeastern Terminals

16 Atlanta Gas Light- Nickel (groundwater) Benzo(a)pyrene (soil) Georgia Power- Cyanide (soil) Willow Street Landfill- Lead (soil & groundwater) Foundry Street Sites

17 Atlanta Gas Light, Foundry Street *NICKEL in GROUNDWATER* Also in GROUNDWATER: 2,4-dimethylphenol, o-Cresol, p-Cresol, acenaphthylene, acetone, anthracene, arsenic, barium, benzene, beryllium, bis(20ethylhexyl) phthalate, chromium, copper, dichloromethane, ethylbenzene, fluoranthene, fluorene, lead, naphthalene, nitrobenzene, phenanthrene, phenol, selenium, toluene, chrloroform, xylenes, zinc *BENZO(A)PYRENE in SOIL* Also in SOIL: 2,4-dimethylphenol, 2,4- dinitrotoluene, 2,6 dinitrotoluene, o-cresol, p-cresol, acenaphthylene, acetone, anthracene, benzene, benzo(a)anthracene, benzo(b)fluoranthene, benzo(ghi)perylene, benzo(k)fluoranthene, chrysene, dibenzo(a,h)anthracene, dichloromethane, ethylbenzene, fluoranthen, fluorene, indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene, lead, naphthalene, phenanthrene, pyrene, styrene, toluene, xylenes

18 *CYANIDE in SOIL* Also in SOIL: benzene, naphthalene, anthracene, fluoranthene, pyrene, mercury, chromium, barium, cadmium, benzo(a)pyrene, fluoranthene, pyrene, phenanthrene Georgia Power, Foundry Street

19 *LEAD in GROUNDWATER* Also in groundwater: barium, zinc *LEAD in SOIL* Also in soil: barium, zinc, cadmium, copper, nickel, arsenic, silver, mercury, selenium, benzo(a)pyrene, chromium Willow Street Landfill

20 *TRICHLOROETHENE in GROUNDWATER* Also in groundwater: copper, lead, xylenes, cadmium, zinc, barium, silver *ANTIMONY in SOIL* Also in soil: copper, lead, barium, cadmium, zinc, trichlororethene, bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate, silver, pcbs. Loef Company=OmniSource

21 OmniSource *TRICHLOROETHENE in GROUNDWATER* *ANTIMONY in SOIL*

22 OmniSource *TRICHLOROETHENE in GROUNDWATER* *ANTIMONY in SOIL*

23 Westinghouse Electric Corp.= Power Partners *LEAD* in SOIL Also in Soil: Chromium, Zinc, Flouranthene, Benzo(a)anthracene, barium, zylenes, arsenic, antimony, ethylbenzene

24 Power Partners *LEAD* in SOIL

25 Power Partners & Athens Soccer Scouts Partnership *LEAD* in SOIL

26 Paradise Boulevard

27 UGA site on Milledge Avenue LEAD in GROUNDWATER Also in groundwater : barium, mercury, zinc, dichloromethane, 1,2 dichloroethane, chloroform, naphthalene, 1,2-dichloropropane, tricholoethene, benzene, methyl isobutyl ketone, 1,1,2,2,-tertrachloroethane, tetrachloroehtene, xylenes, dichloroethylene, carbon tetrachloride.

28 *LEAD in GROUNDWATER* UGA Site

29 *LEAD in GROUNDWATER*

30 Middle Oconee through Botanical Gardens

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32 Bibliography Agency for Toxic Substance and Disease Registry. (2004, April). Minimal Risk Levels for Hazardous Substances. Brownly, David. Telephone Interview (EPD Compliance Officer for General Time Corporation and Barnett Shoals site). 14 April Brownly, David. Telephone Interview (EPD Compliance Officer for General Time Corporation and Barnett Shoals site). 27 April County must come to grips with issues over sewer leaks. (4 January 2004.) Athens Banner-Herald. Crotty, Patrick. “Spill worst on record in Athens.” Athens Banner-Herald. 18 August Crotty, Patrick. “Fuel spill business unfinished.” Athens Banner-Herald. 26 August Gallentine, Shana. “Waste cleanup moving along.” Athens Banner-Herald. 9 October Gallentine, Shana. “The old home place.” Athens Banner-Herald. 7 April Gallentine, Shana. “Willow Street clean-up begins.” Athens Banner-Herald. 25 June Georgia Environmental Protection Department of Natural Resources. (2004, April). Georgia Environmental Protection Division Hazardous Site Response Program February 10. Guidance Manual for the Reportable Quantities Screening Method. Shearer, Lee. “UGA to unveil waste cleanup project.” Athens Banner-Herald. 2 December Shearer, Lee. “Consultants discuss plan for hazardous waste landfill.” Athens Banner-Herald. 5 December Shearer, Lee. “Search for answers.” Athens Banner-Herald. 30 December Shearer, Lee. “Area contamination under EPA’s microscope.” Athens Banner-Herald. 30 December Shearer, Lee. “Fund raid may slow cleanups.” Athens Banner-Herald. 1 June Shearer, Lee. “Cancer probe to continue, but direction unclear.” Athens Banner-Herald. 13 June, Shearer, Lee. “More tests on way for Pittard water.” Athens Banner-Herald. 27 June Shearer, Lee. “On Pittard, no clues to cancer so far, but plenty of frustation.” Athens Banner-Herald. 21 August Shearer, Lee. “New tests come up dry again.” Athens Banner-Herald. 1 October Shearer, Lee. “Cancer mystery still haunts Pittard Road.” Athens Banner-Herald 13 October Shearer, Lee. “Athens may lose thousands in grants to clean up area.” Athens Banner-Herald. 28 January Shearer, Lee. “Water releases into the Oconee ruled ‘serious.’” Athens Banner-Herald 12 March Thompson, Jim. “Cleanup continues at contaminated downtown site.” Athens Banner-Herald. 13 July United States Environmental Protection Agency. (2004 April). US EPA Integrated Risk Information System. UGA commended for innovative approach to toxic waste cleanup. (26 December 2000.) Athens Banner-Herald.

33 Gurr, Stephen. “Farmer wins land dispute.” Athens Banner-Herald. 21 March Gurr, Stephen and Shana Gallentine. “Landfill neighbors denounce pollution as ‘environmental racism.’” Athens Banner-Herald. 23 March McEleheney, Jill. Personal Interview. 26 March McEleheney, Jill. Telephone Interview. 27 April New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services. (2004 April). Chemical Carcinogens. Penny, Elizabeth. Telephone Interview (EPD Compliance Officer for Oakwood Mobile Home Park site). 15 April Rash of cancer cases in one neighborhood needs investigating. (16 March 2003.) Athens Banner-Herald. Reuland, David. Telephone Interview (EPD Compliance Officer for Atlanta Gas Light, Georgia Power, and Willow Street Landfill sites). 19 April Shearer, Lee. “UGA waste site costs could soar.” Athens Banner-Herald. 10 November Shearer, Lee. “UGA believes state will OK cleanup plan.” Athens Banner-Herald. 11 November Shearer, Lee. “Are plants the answer to toxic waste cleanup?” Athens Banner-Herald. 22 November 1999.

34 Stephen and Shana Gallentine. “Landfill neighbors denounce pollution as ‘environmental racism.’” Athens Banner-Herald. 23 March McEleheney, Jill. Personal Interview. 26 March McEleheney, Jill. Telephone Interview. 27 April New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services. (2004 April). Chemical Carcinogens. Penny, Elizabeth. Telephone Interview (EPD Compliance Officer for Oakwood Mobile Home Park site). 15 April Rash of cancer cases in one neighborhood needs investigating. (16 March 2003.) Athens Banner-Herald. Reuland, David. Telephone Interview (EPD Compliance Officer for Atlanta Gas Light, Georgia Power, and Willow Street Landfill sites). 19 April Shearer, Lee. “UGA waste site costs could soar.” Athens Banner-Herald. 10 November Shearer, Lee. “UGA believes state will OK cleanup plan.” Athens Banner-Herald. 11 November Shearer, Lee. “Are plants the answer to toxic waste cleanup?” Athens Banner-Herald. 22 November Shearer, Lee. “UGA to unveil waste cleanup project.” Athens Banner-Herald. 2 December Shearer, Lee. “Consultants discuss plan for hazardous waste landfill.” Athens Banner-Herald. 5 December Shearer, Lee. “Search for answers.” Athens Banner-Herald. 30 December Shearer, Lee. “Area contamination under EPA’s microscope.” Athens Banner-Herald. 30 December Shearer, Lee. “Fund raid may slow cleanups.” Athens Banner-Herald. 1 June Shearer, Lee. “Cancer probe to continue, but direction unclear.” Athens Banner-Herald. 13 June, Shearer, Lee. “More tests on way for Pittard water.” Athens Banner-Herald. 27 June Shearer, Lee. “On Pittard, no clues to cancer so far, but plenty of frustation.” Athens Banner-Herald. 21 August Shearer, Lee. “New tests come up dry again.” Athens Banner-Herald. 1 October Shearer, Lee. “Cancer mystery still haunts Pittard Road.” Athens Banner-Herald 13 October Shearer, Lee. “Athens may lose thousands in grants to clean up area.” Athens Banner-Herald. 28 January Shearer, Lee. “Water releases into the Oconee ruled ‘serious.’” Athens Banner-Herald 12 March 2004.

35 Thompson, Jim. “Cleanup continues at contaminated downtown site.” Athens Banner-Herald. 13 July United States Environmental Protection Agency. (2004 April). US EPA Integrated Risk Information System. UGA commended for innovative approach to toxic waste cleanup. (26 December 2000.) Athens Banner-Herald.


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