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Climate Change and Cleanup

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17-09-058November 2017
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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,

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
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