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1000 ppt dioxin ATSDR action level fact sheet

90 ppt: the science behind Michigan's dioxin RDCC  

How to increase your dioxin levels by 3,900%

ATSDR/MDEQ Health Consultation: Exposure Investigation Report:  
            A Pilot Exposure Investigation: Dioxin Exposure in Adults Living
            in the Tittabawassee River Flood Plain, Saginaw County, Michigan
            EPA FACILITY ID: MID980994354 July 8, 2005

ATSDR/MDCH Tittabawassee River Fish Consumption Health Consultation 7/27/05   

ATSDR Updated Dioxin Soil Policy Document 11/7/06

ATSDR Dioxin Soil Policy Fact Sheet 2/17/05

Appraisal of Contaminated Property in the United States, Munday Associates 2003

Army Corpof Engineers Saginaw River Dioxin Sediment Test Results (draft) 12/16/04

ATSDR Dioxin Fact Sheet

ATSDR Petitioned Health Consultation Tittabawassee River 051502

Body Burden - The Pollution in People, Mt Sinai/EWG January 2003  

Body Burden - The Pollution in Newborns, EWG, July 2005  

CHEJ Americans People Dioxin Report

CHEJ Americans People Dioxin Technical Support Document

CHEJ Americans People Dioxin Report Research References

CHEJ: Chemical industry's efforts to keep the truth about dioxin behind closed doors

CHEJ - Back to where we started: Trends in cleaning up contaminated sites

Contaminants in Soil:Toxicology data and intake values for humans:Dioxins & Furans : UK EA  

Corporate Science

Countering chemical companies hype on chemical effects on human health

Dioxin background levels, "Age Specific Dioxin TEQ Reference Range", Patterson, et al  

Dioxin background levels, "Recalculation of U.S. Background Dioxin Blood Serum Levels", David Linhardt  2005  

Dow Knowledge Factories, Are Michigan Universities defending Dow with silence?

Dow Nightmare

Dow Chemical multiple personalities - Front Groups

Dow secret ERA floodplain/sediment testing  May 2005     (MDEQ discovered & requested copy)

Dow Tittabawassee River Dioxin/Furan Concentration Vertical Variability May 2005     

Dow Preliminary TR Flow and Solids Monitoring 2003-2004

Dow Nonanalytical Sampling Activities for the TR May 2005 (14mb  )

Dow Sediment evaluation report-Upper Saginaw River May 2005     

Dow Dendrogeomorphic Pilot Study Tittabawassee River Flood Plain May 2005  

Dow/MDEQ Corrective Action Consent Order (CACO)110702  

DowMDEQ Framework for an agreement - details -1/20/05  

Dow/MDEQ Framework analysis, David Linhardt, 2/16/05  

Dow/MDEQ Framework Focus Group notes: Tittabawassee Dioxin Community 03/17/05

Dow/MDEQ Framework Focus Group notes: Midland Dioxin Community 04/06/05

Dow/MDEQ Framework Focus Group notes: Saginaw Dioxin Community Notes 04/07/05

Dow/MDEQ Framework Focus Group notes: Bay City Dioxin Community Notes 04/14/05

DowMDEQ Framework for an agreement -PR -1/19/05

Dow Scope of Work

bulletDow/MDEQ Scope of Work (SOW) Midland 8/12/03    
bulletDow/MDEQ Scope of Work (SOW) Tittabawassee Flood Plain  8/12/03  
bulletRevised Dow SOW T.River sediment and floodplain 021704 - under MDEQ review
bulletAttachment A - IRA work plan: Communications 021704
bulletAttachment B - IRA work plan: T.River floodplain soils 021704
bulletAttachment C - IRA work plan: Imerman Park 021704
bulletAttachment D - IRA work plan: West Michigan Park 021704
bulletAttachment E - IRA work plan: Freeland Festival Park 021704
bulletAttachment F - IRA work plan: Center Road Boat Launch 021704
bulletAttachment G - IRA work plan: SOW Schedule (need adobe 6.0 or higher) 021704
bulletAttachment H - IRA work plan: RI Work Plan Outline 021704
bulletRevised Dow SOW Midland Area Soils 021704 - under MDEQ review
bulletRevised Dow SOW T. River and Midland soils 10/14/05
bulletMDEQ Approval Letter 10/18/05
bulletDow/MDEQ Scope of Work (SOW) Midland 10/14/05    
bulletDow/MDEQ Scope of Work (SOW) Tittabawassee Flood Plain  10/14/05    !

Dow/Moolenaar House bill 4617 to remove facility designation from contaminated properties Apr 05.

Dow/Moolenaar House bill 5963 to remove facility designation from contaminated properties Jun 04.

Dow Hazardous Waste Facility Operating License draft    

Dow Hazardous Waste Facility Operating License Fact Sheet    

Dow funded Exposure & Health Study (part of 110702 CACO)

Dow share holder proxy vote info Report on Dioxin Risks & Liability Agenda item #5

Dow/Entrix Wild Game Study

Dow worker serum dioxin levels 071305 

Dow: Pilot study: Oral bioavailability of dioxins/Furans in Midland/Tittabawassee Flood Plain soils, Feb 2005

Dow: Follow up Report on Pilot study: Oral bioavailability of dioxins/Furans in Midland/Tittabawassee Flood Plain soils, Feb 2005 !

Serum dioxin levels in former Dow Chlorophenol Workers, David Linhardt, August 2005

Ecology Center, Lone Tree, TRW temporary restraining order filed against MDEQ/Dow CACO 120502

Egg Report, Joseph DiGangi, Ph.D., Jindřich Petrlík, M.S. April 2005

EPA: Dow Enforcement Action Memorandum and Public Comment period comments May 2011 New!

EPA: Dow AOC for implementation of Interim exposure controls May 2011 New!

EPA: Interim actions proposed for high use floodplain areas January 2011 New!

EPA: Proposed clean-up plan for Tittabawassee River Island 04/11

EPA: Bay City, Saginaw, Midland Municipal Drinking Water Sampling Post Dredging 12/10

EPA: Bay City, Saginaw, Midland Municipal Drinking Water Sampling Pre Dredging Re-sampling 11/09

EPA: Bay City, Saginaw, Midland Municipal Drinking Water Sampling Pre Dredging 10/09

EPA-MDEQ Cleanup Negotiations 2009   

bullet Responsiveness Summary - provides both a summary of the public comments received and EPA's and MDEQ's responses to those comments
bullet Fact sheet - describes community involvement commitments and provides an overview of the sorts of comments received
bullet Final AOC - the final administrative order on consent, approved Jan. 14, 2010
bullet Final SMOA - the final site-specific memorandum of agreement between EPA and MDEQ

EPA: Reanalysis of key issues related to dioxin toxicity and response to NAS comments (691 pages) 05/21/10

EPA: Review of U of M dioxin study finds it is of limited value in Tittabawassee human exposure evaluation 09/30/09

EPA: FOIA Freedom of Information Act documents

EPA gag order 06/14/08

EPA: Accidentally leaked confidential memo outlining Dow's Dioxin deceptions 12/7/07

EPA Pollution Progress Reports on Tittabawassee River Cleanup Process !

EPA issues demand for Midland dioxin sampling data 08/31/07

EPA Removal Order to Dow July 2007

EPA: Dow Chemical must clean up Tittabawassee Hot Spots Immediately June 27, 2007  
           
MDEQ Response !

EPA River cleanup methods: Fox River vs Tittabawassee River PowerPoint June 2005 part 1

EPA River cleanup methods: Fox River vs Tittabawassee River PowerPoint June 2005 part 2

EPA's Dr. Linda Birnbaum PowerPoint presentation Swan Valley High School, April 2005

EPA's Dr Linda Birnbaum audio presentation "Dioxin, are we at risk?" December 2002

EPA's Dr. Linda Birnbaum PowerPoint presentation "Dioxin risk characteristics" January 2003"

EPA's Dr. Linda Birnbaum's presentation on Dioxin Re-Evaluation July 1993

EPA comments on proposed Saginaw River dredged material disposal facility, 11/08/04

EPA memo indicating unacceptable risk to public health and the environment, 7/30/04 

EPA comments on Dow preliminary SOW 082603   

EPA comments on Dow RI Work plans - finds them "critically deficient" 2/10/06

EPA objections & comments on draft MDEQ/Dow CACO of 110702  

EPA objections & comments on draft MDEQ/Dow Hazardous Material Waste Management License of 100702  

EPA Dioxin Reassesment Report NAS Review October 2004

EPA Dioxin reassessment status 102903    

EPA's DRAFT reassessment of Dioxin 0402     (Final report due end of 2003, don't hold your breath!)

Factsheet on Dow dioxin contamination of Tittabawassee river & flood Plain

Fish Advisory: 2003 Michigan Family Fish Consumption Guide  

Fish Advisory: 2004 Michigan Family Fish Consumption Guide  

Fish Advisory: 2007 Michigan Family Fish Consumption Guide  

Fish Advisory: 2007 Saginaw River Fish Consumption Advisory for Saginaw River 11/14/07

Fish Advisory: 2008 Michigan Family Fish Consumption Guide

Flood of 1986 Summary

GAO: Environmental Health Risks: Information on EPA's draft reassessment of dioxins Apr 2002    

GeoMorph Study: Final sampling & Analysis Plan Text, Upper Tittabawassee Jul 2006

bullet Geomorph: Attachment A: Soil and Sediment Sampling
bullet Geomorph: Attachment B: Maps (1mb pdf)
bullet Geomorph: Attachment C: Aerial Photographs (4.4mb pdf)
bullet Geomorph: Attachment D: Land use designation maps (2.6mb pdf)
bullet Geomorph: Attachment E: Proposed sampling location maps (17mb pdf)
bullet Geomorph: Attachment F: Target analyte list development
bullet Geomorph: Attachment G: Distribution furans and dioxin on soil fractions
bullet Geomorph: Attachment H: SAP statistical calibration and verification (2mb pdf)
bullet Geomorph: Attachment I:  Interative Investigation Process Outline

GeoMorph Study: Final results of Upper Tittabawassee River sampling February 1, 2007  

bullet Submittal letter of Final GeoMorph Pilot UTR Site Characterization
bullet Final GeoMorph Site Characterization UTR and floodplain soils Midland Michigan
bullet Attachment A: Study area - Reaches A - O overview 100 year floodplain
bullet Attachment B: Thalweg/Longitudinal Profile of T.River
bullet Attachment C: 1937 and 2004 Channel Comparison UTR
bullet Attachment D: Sample Location Summary UTR
bullet Attachment E: Method Comparability Study Summary
bullet Attachment F: US EPA Appendix IX Target Analyte List
bullet Attachment G: 2006 Aerial Photography and High Resolution Topo Maps Part 1
bullet Attachment G: 2006 Aerial Photography and High Resolution Topo Maps Part 2
bullet Attachment H: Historical outfalls the Dow Chemical Company
bullet Attachment I: Geochemical protocol and results
bullet Attachment J: Report on development of hydrodynamic model
bullet Attachment K: Conceptual model of solids movement in T.River and floodplain
bullet Attachment L: Maximum TEQ by location maps
bullet Attachment M: Surface TEQ concentration maps
bullet Attachment N: Cross -sections
bullet Attachment O: Fixed-interval and random-on-grid maps statistical calibration
bullet Attachment P: Technical memorandum  statistical calibration and verification
bullet Attachment Q: Preliminary in-channel sediment inventory
bullet Attachment R: Site characterization data summary report
bullet Attachment S: Site characterization data summary erosion scar sampling
bullet Attachment T: US EPA appendix IX laboratory report site positives and compounds

Governer Granholm's statement on her veto of Polluter's Free Ride bill HB4617  122705

Institute of Medicine report: Veterans and agent orange: Update 2002

Lawsuit: Plaintiff initial Complaint against Dow Chemical 032503

Lawsuit: Plaintiff press release & Dow brief declaring dioxin is not a health hazard 100103

Lawsuit: Plaintiff document request responses 100803

Lawsuit: Plaintiff interrogatory responses 100803

Lawsuit: Dow discovery response 100803

Lawsuit: Dow motion to waive filling of transcript 100803

Lawsuit: Dow motion to stay 100803

Lawsuit: Dow motion for peremptory reversal 100803

Lawsuit: Dow motion for immediate consideration 100803

Lawsuit: Dow emergency application for leave to appeal 100803

Lawsuit: Plaintiff Motion for partial relief from stay  061605

Lawsuit: Plaintiff answer to emergency application for leave 102203

Lawsuit: Plaintiff answer to motion for peremptory reversal 102303

Lawsuit: Plaintiff answer to motion for stay 102303

Lawsuit: Plaintiff 3rd amended Complaint against Dow Chemical 120203

Lawsuit: Dow emergency application for leave to appeal    12/10/03

Lawsuit: Dow motion for immediate consideration of it's emergency application    12/10/03

Lawsuit: Plaintiff's Emergency Motion for Protective Order 12/18/03

Lawsuit: Plaintiff Brief in support of Class Action Certification (Excerpts) 3/19/04

Lawsuit: Plaintiff Brief in support of Class Action Certification (Table of Contents) 3/19/04

Lawsuit: Michigan Supreme Court Order to Stay 06/03/04

Lawsuit: Plaintiff motion for reconsideration of order staying all further proceedings in circuit court 6/8/04

Lawsuit: Plaintiffs brief to Michigan Supreme Court in support of Medical Monitoring 9/1/04

Lawsuit: Amicus brief to Michigan Supreme Court in support of Medical Monitoring 9/1/04

Lawsuit: Michigan Supreme Court Final Opinion on Medical Monitoring 7/13/05

Lawsuit: Michigan Supreme Court Dissenting Opinion on Medical Monitoring 7/13/05

Lawsuit: Opinion and Order Granting Class Certification 10/21/05

Lawsuit: Plaintiffs Memorandum in opposition to defendants motion to stay proceedings pending appeal 11/04/05

Lawsuit: Michigan Court of Appeals  Grants Plaintiffs (Flood plain residents) Motion for Class Action Lawsuit 1/25/08

Lawsuit: Michigan Court of Appeals Denies Dow's Motion for Reconsideration 3/14/08

Lawsuit: Opinion denies defendants request for additional discovery 11/9/09

Lawsuit: Circuit Court: Revised opinion and order of the Court 06/22/10

Lone Tree Council - Press release 102202: Sweetheart deal

Lone Tree Council - Press release 012405: Groups criticize Dow-Granholm dioxin deal

Lone Tree Council - Press release 02/24/05: Sportsmen appeal to Governor about Dirty Water

Lone Tree Council - Press release 07/10/06: NAS Review: Dioxin still toxic

Michigan Real-estate Seller Disclosure Form 565-957

Michigan's background dioxin soil measurements from 68 sites in Upper and Lower peninsulas

Michigan's background dioxin data MDEQ map November 1999 (large   file)

Michigan Department of Community Health Dioxin Fact Sheet  

Michigan Department of Community Health staff comments on the Dow-DEQ CACO - 112102  

Michigan Department of Agriculture food, farming,  & gardening dioxin guide  

MDCH: "Fish consumption survey of people fishing and harvesting fish from Saginaw Bay Watershed 06/14/07" 

MDCH PEI protocol: Dioxin exposure in Adults living in the Tittabawassee River Flood Plain 120103  

MDCH PEI: Health Consultation: Dioxin exposure in adults living in the Tittabawassee River Flood Plain 11/1/07

MDCH Proportion of Dioxin exposure from various sources based on EPA data for national average adult exposures

MDCH Dioxins in Wild GameTaken from the Tittabawassee River Floodplain South of Midland, Midland and Saginaw Counties, Michigan EPA ID# MID980994354  Final Report April 29, 2005 

MDEQ Art Nash requesting AG to doctor illegal CACO document and make it legal 10/11/02

Michigan Asst. Attorney General warning MDEQ that DOW CACO is illegal 102202

MDEQ Baseline Chemical Characterization of Saginaw Bay Watershed Sediments 082902    

MDEQ Draft Dow Chemical Hazardous Waste Facility Operation License 102702  

MDEQ Fact Sheet Dow Chemical Hazardous Waste Facility Operation License 102702  

MDEQ Supplemental Advisory: Part 201 applicable to property contaminated by dioxin 062403  

MDEQ Soil Movement Advisory for Private, Public, & Commercial Projects June 2003  

MDEQ Final Dow Chemical Hazardous Waste Facility Operation License 061203  

MDEQ Response to Comments: Dow Hazardous Waste Facility Operation License 061203  

MDEQ Final Report: Phase 2 Tittabawassee/Saginaw River Dioxin Flood Plain Sampling Study (062503 )

MDEQ Response to Dow's preliminary SOW 8/12/03 

MDEQ approved work scope for IRA evaluating human consumption of wild game 102103    

MDEQ Tittabawassee River Aquatic Ecological Risk Assessment Final Report 10/2003     

MDEQ letter to local schools warning to limit student exposure to soils 12/03/03

MDEQ / ATSDR comments on Dow funded U of M "Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study 3/12/04

GES comments on DWG results and their support MDEQ Ecological RIsk Assessment 07/2004

MDEQ Flood plain Phase 1 Sampling Report  

MDEQ Flood plain Phase 2 Soil contamination data - includes dioxin fingerprints (very large  )

MDEQ Summary of Phase 2 sampling in Tittabawassee River Flood Plain  

MDEQ information about dioxin and the Tittabawassee River flood plain Bulletin #1 Feb 2002  

MDEQ information about dioxin and the Tittabawassee River flood plain Bulletin #2 Aug 2002

MDEQ information about dioxin and the Tittabawassee River flood plain Bulletin #3 June 2003

MDEQ information about dioxin and the Tittabawassee River flood plain Bulletin #4 March 2004

MDEQ Frequently asked questions for owners of property affected by migrating dioxin contamination July 2005

MDEQ Administrative Rules for Part 201, Environmental Remediation, of the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, 1994 PA 451

MDEQ letter to Dow requesting information after catching them in the act of secret sampling, a direct violation of Dow's Hazardous Waste Management License May 2005    

MDEQ TERA Peer Review Consultation: Pilot Oral Bioavailability Study September 7, 2005

MSU Empowering Communities located near contaminated site cleanups participant report Sep 2005

MDEQ Dioxin Data Overview -Shiawassee and Saginaw River Watersheds 2004 EPA GLNPO 02/09/06

MDEQ Draft Notice of Deficiency to Dows proposed RIWP 2/10/06

MDEQ Official Notice of Deficiency to Dows proposed RIWP 3/2/06

MDEQ response to EPA criticism of Dow's RIWP 6/25/07

Newspaper article listing (actual text or scans of many articles online)

Pollution Signature by Richard A. Maltry.  In local libraries, number 628.1.  Chronicles Dow's outrageous disregard for the Tittabawassee River over the last 100 years.  Dioxin is just one of many toxins dumped in the river.   Watch out, you might get sick reading it.   Available in local libraries only, not published.  criticism

Potential for Exposure to Polychlorinated Dibenzo-p-dioxins and Dibenzofurans when Recycling Sewage Biosolids on Agricultural Land  

Radio: Campaign for a Clean Water Shed ad 2004

Radio: Lone Tree Council Terry Miller ad against HB4617 2005

Radio: Lone Tree Council MIchelle Hurd Riddick ad against HB4617 2005

RHWN: Dioxin Reassessed Part 1: Summary of cancer related health effects of dioxin

RHWN: Dioxin Reassessed Part 2: Summary of non-cancer related health effects of dioxin

RHWN: Dioxin and PCB's linked to Endometriosis

RHWN: Dioxin and Diabetes

Risk Characterization of Dioxin - Dr. Linda Birnbaum EPA slide show on latest Dioxin Research

Spatial variations in the incidence of breast cancer and potential risks associated with soil dioxin contamination in Midland, Saginaw, and Bay Counties, Michigan, USA; Environmental Health 2008, 7:49doi:10.1186/1476-069X-7-49 Published: 21 October 2008

Suzanne White M.D. presentation on Dioxin toxicity and human health effects 08/20/03    

Tittabawassee River Flood Plain Wild Game Consumption Advisory 09/14/04

Toxic Release: A Review of Pollution Data & Current Knowledge on the Effects of Toxic Chemicals  

Trespass against us - Dow Chemical & the toxic century, Jack Doyle 2004, ISBN-1-56751-268-2

Trustees of the Tittabawassee River System Assessment Area (TRSAA) comments on flawed Dow RIWP work plan 101108

TRSAA report cover letter 101108

TRW flood plain residents letter to Michigan House of Representatives committee on Facility  HB4617  May 2005

Video: "Mr. Damore goes to Lansing", documentary 2005

Video: "The Long Shadow", documentary 2003


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