1976-10-20 – AEC – Supplemental Report – Investigation for Uranium-Thorium Cotter Corporation, Latty Avenue Site, St Louis Missouri

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SUPI’I.Fl-tr.NTAL RErORT
INVESTICATIO:·l FOP. URANilJi’t/DIORlln-2
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COTTER CORPor”‘TION. J..J\’ITY AVENUE SITf., ST. LOUIS, MISSOUIU
OCTOnER 20, 1976
“Pursuant to the oncoing investigation of possible uranium/thorium
contamination at the Latty Avenue site, Mer.~1~. J. A. Pagliaro and
a. T. Gibson performed a site inspection Oll Octoher 20, 1976. The
pu~~osc of this inspection vas to identify tha property owner from
·county tax records, to surv~y the proparty with bct~-gamma nnd
.alphn survey instrumentation, and to obtain selected soil and
·vegetation samples for laboratory analy~cs.
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The records revie~oTed at the St. Louis County Building, 41 South
Central.. St. Louis, Missouri, were the current county prop~rty tax
rolls. County parsonnel stated the tax recorcs cxnmined were
dated as of July 1976. The record indicated the followin~:
Address~ 9200 J..atty Avenue
·'””‘wner:
Size:
Commercial Disco:.mt C~rporation
SS East Hom:oe StrcC!t
Chicazo, Illinoi~ 6~601
3.5 acres
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Telephone communica:ion with IE:III was performed to ascertain
whether the pr_opcrLy had since been transferred. A~dition:tl
information w~s received ubich indicated Co~r. “. D.crcinl Discount
Corporation had tr.:nsfcrred c\-mcrship of the prop~rty in August 1976
to the Bayless Company, 175 Outer Road t-lest, Valley rark, Mitu;ouri.
A site invcstig:ltion was then performed and ~amplcs were obtoineci.
Figure 1 indicat~s the relative position of various buildings,
landmarkr., and loccltions of collected samples. The arc~ in Fi.c;urc 1
encompassin~ the ~bandoncd garace. abandoated warehouse building,
and the abandor.ed and boarded-up burned building w:ts estimated to be
approximatcly”thr.ec ())·acres. The entire area, in~luding the
varebouse area nr:J plowed field, \.”as e~timatcd to be in excess