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Region 4 Virtual Reading Room - Hercules, Inc.

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Fact Sheets

  • September 2012 - Fact Sheet No. 6 The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) approved the Phase II Sampling and Analysis Work Plan Prepared by Hercules, Inc.
  • May 2012 - Fact Sheet No. 5 The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) Phase I Sampling is Underway
  • February 2012- Fact Sheet No. 4 The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) Well Sampling to Begin Week of February 27, 2012
  • December 2011 - Fact Sheet No 3 The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) approved the Phase I Sampling and Analysis Work Plan for Hercules, Incorporated site.
  • September 2011 - Fact Sheet No 2 In May 2011, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a RCRA 3013 Order to Hercules, Inc., requiring the company to conduct on - and off site monitoring, testing, and reporting
  • May 2011 - Fact Sheet No 1 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing the issuance of an order under Section 3013 of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) referred to as a 3013 Order

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3013 Order

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Administrative Record Volume 1

  • April 27, 2011 United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA), History of Activity Handler Report and RCRA Site Detail, for Hercules, Inc.
  • March 9, 2011 Letter from Gary C. Rikard, Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stephens & Cannada, PLL, to Chris Wells, Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), “Response to January 12, 2011
  • March 1, 2011 Mississippi Secretary of State Business Services, Corporate Record for Hercules, Inc.,
  • February 25, 2011 Eco Systems, Inc. for Hercules, Inc., “2nd Semi-Annual Monitoring Report 2010,”
  • January 31, 2011 US EPA, “SESD Final Field Investigation Report for Hercules, Inc.,”
  • November 10, 2010 Letter from Chris Sanders, MDEQ, to Tim Hassett, Hercules, Inc., “Sludge Characterization and Bench Treatability Report dated August 20, 2010,”
  • October 1, 2010 MDEQ, Providence Street Sewer Sample Results
  • Inspection date of September 28-29, 2010 Jackson, Randy, US EPA, “RCRA Case Development Investigation/Evaluation Report,”
  • December 2009 US EPA, “Regional Screening Level Table,”
  • December 22, 2009 Site Map Hercules, Inc., Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Forest County
  • November 10, 2009 Eco Systems, Inc. for Hercules, Inc., “Groundwater Assessment Report of the Former lB Basin,”
  • June 9, 2009 Letter from Rodney S. Bolton, Ashland Hercules Water Technologies, to Jan Patton, MDEQ, “Re: Notice of Violation Hercules Inc Hattiesburg, Mississippi Forest County NOV Response Follow-up,”
  • November 20, 2008 Letter from Jan M. Patton, MDEQ, to Rodney Bolton, Hercules, Inc., “Re: Notice of Violation,”
  • October 9, 2008 Letter from Rodney Bolton, Hercules, Inc., to Jerry B. Banks, MDEQ, transmitting “Sludge Sampling Analyses Report,”
  • December 10, 2007 MDEQ, “Notice of Land Use Restrictions,”
  • October 25, 2005   Letter from Walter D. Langhans, Hercules, Inc., to Carla Brown, MDEQ, “Re: Hercules, Inc. Water Ref. No. MSPO9 1286,”
  • January 20, 2005 Groundwater & Environmental Services, Inc. for Hercules, Inc., “Corrective Action Plan Revision 01,”
  • November 7, 2003 Eco Systems, Inc. for Hercules, Inc., “Supplemental Site Investigation Report,”

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Administrative Record Volume 2

  • April 7, 2003 (PDF)  Eco Systems, Inc. for Hercules, Inc., “Site Investigation Report,”
  • January 24, 2003 Eco Systems, Inc. for Hercules, Inc., “Interim Groundwater Monitoring Report,”
  • February 28, 2002   MDEQ, “Tier! TRG Table,” pp.38-46
  • Inspection date of August 11, 1999 Kroske, John, US EPA, “RCRA Inspection Report,”
  • July 31, 1997 Letter from Charles Jordan, Hercules, Inc., to Brian Young, MDEQ, transmitting “Installation of Six Monitoring Wells,”
  • March 19, 1997 Letter from Brian Young, MDEQ, to Charles Jordan, Hercules, Inc., “Re: Hercules, Inc. Response to letter dated April 3, 1997,”
  • March 5, 1997   Letter from Russell Smith, MDEQ, to Charles Jordan, Hercules, Inc., “Re: Hercules, Inc. Site Visit on February 18, 1997,”
  • October 27, 1994 Letter from Charles Jordan, Hercules, Inc., to Ken Whitten, MDEQ, transmitting “Installation of l’hree Temporary Well Points at Hercules,”
  • April 29, 1993: B&V Waste Science and Technology Corp. for Waste Management Division, US EPA, “Site Inspection Report,”
  • March 25, 1991 Hercules, Inc., “General Information, EPA Form 35 10-1 (Rev. 10-80),”
  • December 15, 1989 (PDF) Letter from Michael Slack, Mississippi Bureau of Pollution Control, to Narindar Kumar, US EPA, transmitting “Preliminary Assessment Reassessment Report
    (PAR) for Hercules, Incorporated Hattiesburg, Mississippi MSDOO8 182081,”
  • February 18, 1983 (PDF)  Letter from Charles S. Jordan, Hercules, Inc., to John Herrmann, MDEQ, transmitting “Notification of Hazardous Waste Activity, EPA Form 8700-12,”
  • August 15, 1980 “Notification of Hazardous Waste Activity, EPA Form 8700-12,” and November 18, 1980, “General Information, EPA Form 3510,”

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Administrative Record Volume 3

Arsenic

2008 World Health Organization (WHO) (PDF) Guidelines for Drinking-water Quality, 3rd Edition, Volume 1, pp.
306-308

August 2007 Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry (ATSDR), “Arsenic Fact Sheet,” Division of Toxicology and Environmental Medicine T0xFAQs,

2006 Kapaj, S., Peterson, H., Liber, K., and Bhattacharya, P., “Human Health Effects From Chronic Arsenic Poisoning - A Review,” Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part A, 41: 2399-2428

1999 Saha1 J. C., Dikshit, A. K., Bandyop&Ihyay, M., and Saha, K. C., “A Review of Arsenic Poisoning and its Effects on Human Health,” Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, 29(3), 281-313

Benzene

2008 WHO, Guidelines for Drinking-water Quality (PDF) 3rd Edition, Volume 1, pp. 312-313

August 2007 ATSDR, “Toxicological Profile for Benzene" (PDF) US. Department of Health and Human Services

2001 Farid E. Ahmed, (PDF) “Toxicology and Human Health Effects Following Exposure to Oxygenated or Reformulated Gasoline,” Toxicology Letters, 123, pp. 89-113

Carbon Tetrachioride

2008 WHO, Guidelines for Drinking-water Quality (PDF) 3rd Edition, Volume 1, pp. 320-321

August 2005 ATSDR “Carbon Tetrachioride Fact Sheet,” Division of Toxicology ToxFAQs

March 2000 Martine Vrijheid “Health Effects of Residence Near Hazardous Waste Landfill Sites: A Review of Epidemiologic Literature,” Environmental Health Perspectives, 108(1), pp. 101-1 12

Chlorobenzene

December 1990 ATSDR “Toxicological Profile for Chlorobenzene,” U.S. Public Health Service

Chloroform

2002 National Toxicology Program “Chloroform,” Eleventh Report on Carcinogens

September 1997 ATSDR “Toxicological Profile for Chloroform,” US. Department of Health and Human Services

1,2-Dichloroethane


2008 WHO, Guidelines for Drinking-water Quality 3rd Edition, Volume 1, pp. 353-354

September 2001 ATSDR “1,2-Dichloroethane Fact Sheet,” Division of Toxicology ToxFAQs

Ethylbenzene


2008 WHO, Guidelines for Drinking-water Quality 3rd Edition, Volume 1, pp. 372-373

September 2007 ATSDR “Ethylbenzene Fact Sheet,” Division of Toxicology and Environmental Medicine ToxFAQs

November 2010 ATSDR “Toxicological Profile for Ethylbenzene,” U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Methylene Chloride (Chioromethane)

February 2001 ATSDR “Methylene Chloride Fact Sheet,” Division of Toxicology T0xFAQs

September 2000 ATSDR “Toxicological Profile for Methylene Chloride,” U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Naphthalene

August 2005 ATSDR “Toxicological Profile for Naphthalene, 1-Methylnaphthalene, and 2- Methylnaphthalene,” U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Toluene

2008 WHO, Guidelines for Drinking-water Quality 3rd Edition, Volume 1, pp. 443-444

April 2004 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration “Toluene,” Drugs and Human Performance Fact Sheets, pp. 85-89

September 2005 US EPA “Toxicological Review of Toluene,” In Support of Summary Information on the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS)

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December 12, 2011 - Final Phase I Sampling and Analysis and Work Plan

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Appendices

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Final Phase II Sampling and Analysis Work Plan

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Off-Site DNAPL/Groundwater Plume Delineation Plan

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Constituents of Potential Concern (COPC) Technical Report

(Initial Phase I data with Phase II analyte identification)

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Off-Site Vapor Intrusion Study

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