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Pacific Southwest, Region 9: Superfund

Serving Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, the Pacific Islands, and Tribal Nations

Lava Cap Mine

Superfund Site

Removal AR #2

Administrative Record Index

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This administrative record file contains the documents that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is currently using to identify appropriate removal activities for the Lava Cap Mine Superfund Site, Removal #2 in Nevada City, California. It is presented in two media: the compact disk (CD) and a companion binder of large format documents. The administrative record file will be supplemented periodically; it will be complete after public comments on EPA's notice of Removal Action and response to comments are included.
This administrative record file includes by reference the documents in the Lava Cap Mine Superfund Site Removal #1 Administrative Record. Removal #1 is housed in the Nevada County Library and the Grass Valley Public Library.

List of Abbreviations and Acronyms Used in Administrative Record Index

ABBREVIATIONMEANING
ARAR Applicable or Relevant and Appropriate Restriction (or Requirement)
attchAttachment
CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980
doc Document
DTSCDepartment of Toxic Substances Control
exh Exhibit
fr From
HHRAHuman Health Risk Assessment
info Information
ltr Letter
memo Memorandum
OU Operable Unit
p Page
pp Pages
PRP Potential Responsible Party
pt Part
RARemedial Action
RCRA Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
re Regarding
ref Referencing
RI Remedial Investigation
rpt Report
TL Transmittal letter
TM Technical memo
v Volume

Administrative Record Index

Doc. DateAuthor / Author Org.Addressee / Addressee Org.Title / SubjectDoc. ID
10/02/2000David Seter / Environmental Protection Agency - Region 9Stephen Elder, Resident / City of Nevada CityLtr: Phase 3 sampling results for your property, w/attchs A-G88217798
05/03/2001US Dept of Health & Human Services - Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry-Public health assessment, evaluation of off-site contamination140288
08/23/2001Karen DiBiasio / CA Dept of Health Services - Dept of Toxic Substances ControlSteven Ross / CA Environmental Protection Agency - Dept of Toxic Substances ControlMemo: State review comments on human health risk assessment (HHRA)117510
09/05/2001Steven Ross / CA Environmental Protection Agency - Dept of Toxic Substances ControlDavid Seter / Environmental Protection Agency - Region 9Memo: Transmits DTSC review comments on draft human health risk assessment (HHRA) & final draft ecological risk assessment rpts, w/attch117513
11/01/2001David Seter / Environmental Protection Agency - Region 9Stephen Elder, Resident / City of Nevada City
Resident / City of Nevada City
(Redacted, FOIA Ex 6) Ltr: Rental property well sampling results88217831
11/01/2001David Seter / Environmental Protection Agency - Region 9Resident / City of Nevada City
Stephen Elder, Resident / City of Nevada City
(Redacted, FOIA Ex 6) Ltr: Residential well sampling results88217830
11/01/2001Environmental Protection Agency - Region 9-Fact Sheet: EPA studies cleanup options, seeks public input88217885
11/01/2001C H 2 M HillEnvironmental Protection Agency - Region 9RI rpt, draft, v2 of 288217824
11/01/2001C H 2 M HillEnvironmental Protection Agency - Region 9RI rpt, draft, w/TL to D Seter fr D Towell 11/2/01, v1 of 2 (oversize maps only)140201
11/01/2001C H 2 M HillEnvironmental Protection Agency - Region 9RI rpt, draft, w/TL to D Seter fr D Towell 11/2/01, w/o oversize maps, v1 of 288217823
02/25/2002David Seter / Environmental Protection Agency - Region 9Resident / City of Nevada City
Stephen Elder, Resident / City of Nevada City
(Redacted, FOIA Ex 6) Ltr: Rental property well sampling results140231
07/29/2002Michael Brady / Diepenbrock (Attorneys)Kim Muratore / Environmental Protection Agency - Region 9(Redacted, FOIA Ex 6) Ltr: Response to 104(e) request for information, w/o encl140540
09/03/2002Don Hodge / Environmental Protection Agency - Region 9Resident / City of Nevada City(Redacted, FOIA Ex 6) Ltr: Quality of your drinking water, w/marginalia124904
09/03/2002Don Hodge / Environmental Protection Agency - Region 9Resident / City of Nevada City(Redacted, FOIA Ex 6) Ltr: Quality of your drinking water, w/marginalia124906
09/03/2002Don Hodge / Environmental Protection Agency - Region 9Resident / City of Nevada City(Redacted, FOIA Ex 6) Ltr: Quality of your drinking water/la calidad de su agua potable - in english & spanish, w/marginalia124903
09/19/2002Sara Goldsmith / Environmental Protection Agency - Region 9Michael Brady / Diepenbrock (Attorneys)(Redacted, FOIA Ex 6) Memo: Transmits response to 9/19/02 ltr re site access issues for Elders property & ltr re quality of drinking water in site area, w/TLs124910
11/01/2002Environmental Protection Agency - Region 9-Fact Sheet: Arsenic in well water, what you should know140246
02/06/2003Michael Brady / Diepenbrock (Attorneys)Kim Muratore / Environmental Protection Agency - Region 9(Redacted, FOIA Ex 6) Ltr: Response to 104(e) request for information re residences at site136975
02/19/2003Sara Goldsmith / Environmental Protection Agency - Region 9Michael Brady / Diepenbrock (Attorneys)(Redacted, FOIA Ex 6) Ltr: Access authorization to & access protocol for site & adjacent parcels, use of onsite residences on parcels 39-160-25 & 39-160-30, w/TLs & mail receipts136970
02/19/2003Sara Goldsmith / Environmental Protection Agency - Region 9Michael Brady / Diepenbrock (Attorneys)Ltr: Access authorization to & access protocol for site & adjacent parcels, use of onsite residences on parcels 39-160-25 & 39-160-30 (signed), w/TL to S Goldsmith fr M Brady140032
02/19/2003Sara Goldsmith / Environmental Protection Agency - Region 9Randy Wilson / Nevada County - Community Development Agency
Suzanne Smith / Nevada County - Community Development Agency
Tracy Gidel / Nevada County - Dept of Environmental Health
Ltr: Transmits draft action memorandum, site fact sheets & public health assessment re resident relocation for review, w/o attchs136969
02/22/2003Michael Brady / Diepenbrock (Attorneys)Kim Muratore / Environmental Protection Agency - Region 9(Redacted, FOIA Ex 6) Ltr: Transmits rental agreement, Steve Elder property, w/attch A136973
04/02/2003David Seter / Environmental Protection Agency - Region 9Daniel Meer / Environmental Protection Agency - Region 9(Redacted, FOIA Ex 5 & 7) Action Memo: Request for removal action, w/o enforcement confidential addendum (00 Removal Start 002)140568
04/17/2003Environmental Protection Agency - Region 9-Compendium of CERCLA guidance documents for Lava Cap removal action AR #2141389

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