Climate Change and Cleanup
Climate Change and Cleanup (Number of pages: 2) (Publication Size: 524KB)
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|Author(s)||Chance Asher and Cheryl Ann Bishop|
|Description||The Department of Ecology’s Toxics Cleanup Program (TCP) manages the cleanup of contaminated sites to protect human health and the environment. In November 2017, TCP published guidance for increasing the resilience of cleanup sites to the impacts of climate change (“Adaptation Strategies for Resilient Cleanup Remedies,” Publication No. 17-09-052, https://fortress.wa.gov/ecy/publications/SummaryPages/1709052.html).
This two-page fact sheet provides a brief overview of that guidance. It outlines why the guidance was needed, what it contains, and how it can be used. This fact sheet also provides links to other climate change resources in Washington.
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|Contact||Policy & Technical Support Unit, Toxics Cleanup Program at 360-407-7170|
|Keywords||Sediment Management Standards (SMS), Model Toxics Control Act (MTCA), cleanup, climate change, Adaptation strategies, Resilience, Vulnerability Assessment|
|WEB PAGE||Toxics Cleanup Program|
Adaptation Strategies for Resilient Cleanup Remedies: A Guide for Cleanup Project Managers to Increase the Resilience of Toxic Cleanup Sites to the Impacts from Climate Change
Sediment Cleanup User’s Manual II (SCUM II): Guidance for Implementing the Cleanup Provisions of the Sediment Management Standards, Chapter 173-204 WAC
Guidance for Remediation of Petroleum Contaminated Sites
Wood Waste Cleanup : Identifying, Assessing, and Remediating Wood Waste in Marine and Freshwater Environments
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