California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) 

LEA Advisory #56—November 4, 1998

Attachment 1, Table 1—Summary of Highest Total Test Values of Selected Metals at Burn Dump Sites within California Compared to TTLC Limits

Concentrations in excess of DTSC hazardous waste levels shown in bold italics
NA = Not Available
ND = Non Detected

Site Name As (mg/kg) Be (mg/kg) Cd (mg/kg) Cu (mg/kg) Cr (mg/kg) Hg (mg/kg) Ni (mg/kg) Pb (mg/kg) Zn (mg/kg)
Amador City Burn Dump 220 0.77 7.9 1260 101 1.2 102 2180 2240
Davenport Burn Dump 18 0.41 24 502 81 1.42 104 1310 1970
Drum Canyon Burn Dump 204 240 22 670 53 3.6 81 2830 2620
(Old)Grass Valley Burn Dump 16   19   2300 ND 2100 4900 200
Humboldt Road Disposal Site NA   NA   NA NA NA 4920 NA
Los Banos Bottle Dump/Mercey Springs Road Burn Dump Site 19.6   7.8   96.8 NA NA 3750 2200
Morro Bay Burn Dump 14 0.73 16 504 115 0.20 217 6080 1790
Mountain Meadows Illegal Disposal Site 17.5   3.9   85.6 1.5 83.7 1110 3320
Nevada City Burn Dump (A) NA   12   73 NA 20 2200 5500
Nevada City Burn Dump (B) ND   11.1   7.08 0.61 39.9 1904 3040
Tehachapi Burn Dump #2 7.1   NA   26.9 <0.1 11.9 16.7 NA
Wilder Ranch Burn Dump 1420 0.32 12.0 496 96 0.09 196 779 5410
Hazardous Waste Level TTLC 500 75 75 2500 2500 20 2000 1000 5000

Advisory 56

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