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Sediment Cleanup User’s Manual II (SCUM II): Guidance for Implementing the Cleanup Provisions of the Sediment Management Standards, Chapter 173-204 WAC

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Publication number Date Published Date Revised
12-09-057December 1991July 2017
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Appendix B: SMARM Papers
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Appendix K: Link to spreadsheets for calculating risk-based chemical concentrations for sediment and
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Author(s) Chance Asher (et al.)
Description The purpose of this document is to provide guidance to Ecology staff, potentially liable persons, and technical consultants on how to conduct cleanup of contaminated sediment sites. The guidance focuses on implementing Part V provisions (Sediment Cleanup Standards) of the Sediment Management Standards rule, Chapter 173-204 WAC.

This guidance was first published in December 1991, substantially updated in March 2015, and last revised in April 2017. See Appendix M for a list of changes since the last revision.

NOTES: The SCUM II April 2017 draft is being finalized. The March 2015 version is effective until the 2017 version is final. In the above-referenced, one-page Appendix K document, the link to the spreadsheets was updated on July 26, 2017 ( No changes were made to the SCUM II draft dated April 2017.
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