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Illinois Beach State Park

Updated 5/12/2009


Upcoming Events.


Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR):

May 14, 2009: Public Availability Session on Illinois Beach State Park.


Published studies on the issue of asbestos at Illinois Beach State Park.


USEPA Region 5:

Technical Documents on Illinois Beach State Park Cleanup Site.


Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR):

Illinois Beach State Park webpage.


Hanson Engineering (prepared for IDNR):

Sampling for Asbestos Materials: Oversight of Asbestos Removal Activities, Illinois Beach State Park, Zion, Illinois

Volume I (May 1998) (33 MB PDF)

Volume II (May 1998) (115 MB PDF)


Lockheed Martin (prepared for US Environmental Protection Agency):

Illinois Beach State Park Asbestos Exposure Assessment, Zion, Lake County, Illinois

Final Trip Report (March 2008) (11.4 MB PDF)


Illinois Department of Public Health (Prepared under a cooperative agreement with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (CDC-ATSDR):

Health Consultation: Exposure Investigation Report at Illinois Beach State Park (October 2007) - ATSDR Media Announcement (November 2007)

Public Health Assessment: Asbestos Contamination at Illinois Beach State Park (May 2000)


The Great Lakes Center of Excellence in Environmental Health at University of Illinois Chicago School of Public Health:

Illinois Beach State Park (IBSP): Determination of Asbestos Contamination in Beach Nourishment Sand Final Report of Findings (June 2006)

Appendix A: Sand Sampling Results

Appendix B: Quality Assurance/Quality Control

Appendix C: Excerpts from United Analytical Services, Inc., EMS Laboratories, Inc., and Aeolus, Inc. Reports of Sampling Results and QA/QC

Appendix D: Air Sampling Results Compilation From Previous Sampling in and Around IBSP

Appendix E: Ambient Levels of Asbestos


Additional resources will be posted as they become available. Please check back later.


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