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Lab Analysis of Dust Wipe Samples

EPA staff collected dust wipe samples on April 17, 2014 on residential properties near the fenceline of KCBX North and South Terminals. Two dust samples were collected at each location: one was analyzed for polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and one was analyzed for trace metals and minerals.

On July 1, 2014, EPA staff collected a second set of dust wipe samples at public parks between one and three miles away from the KCBX terminals for comparison to fenceline sites.

Petcoke Wipe Sampling Locations

July 1, 2014

  1. Avalon Park 1215 E. 83rd Street, Chicago, IL 60619
  2. Tuley Park 501 E. 90th Place, Chicago, IL 60619
  3. Dan Ryan Woods West near 87th Street and Western Ave. 60620
  4. Mt. Vernon Elementary School 10540 S. Morgan Street, Chicago, IL 60643
  5. Field Blank
  6. Ada Park 11250 S. Ada Street, Chicago, IL 60643
  7. White Park 1136 W. 122nd Street, Chicago, IL 60643
  8. Owens Elementary Community Academy 12540 S. State Street, Chicago, IL 60628
  9. Field Blank
  10. Riverdale Park Across Street from 150 West 137th Street, Riverdale, IL
  11. Kickapoo Meadow near Halsted Street and Shore Drive
  12. Dolton Park 721 Engle Street, Dolton, Illinois
  13. Field Blank
  14. Cottage Park near 141st Street and Manistee Avenue
  15. Furnace Sample #1 – from 109201 Mackinaw Street, Chicago, IL on “6/17/14”
  16. Furnace Sample #2 – from 13205 Avenue M, Chicago, IL on “Feb 2014”