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Lake Washington Regional Background (Obsolete)

Publication number Date Published
16-09-065September 2016
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Author(s) Chance Asher
Description The Sediment Management Standards establishes a new framework for identification and cleanup of contaminated sediment sites (Washington Administrative Code 173-204). A key component of this framework is the concept of regional background sediment concentrations, which could potentially serve as the Cleanup Screening Level for sediment sites. This final report includes a summary Ecology’s evaluation of existing data for the Lake Washington Area to establish regional background for carcinogenic polycyclic hydrocarbons.
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Keywords SMS, Lake Washington, Lake Union, regional background, cleanup, sediment, sediment management standards, clean up
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