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Main Title Role of the ecological risk assessment in the baseline risk assessment.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Laws, Elliott P.
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Emergency and Remedial Response.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response,
Year Published 1994
Report Number 9285.7-17; OSWER-9285.7-17
Stock Number PB94-963301
OCLC Number 32551538
Subjects Hazardous wastes. ; Ecological risk assessment.
Additional Subjects Superfund ; Hazardous materials ; Waste management ; Risk analysis ; Site characterization ; Ecology ; Environmental impact assessments ; Environmental effects ; Environmental surveys ; Remedial action ; Ecological risk assessment ; Baseline risk assessment ; Cleanup ; National Contingency Plan
Internet Access
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBD ARCHIVE OSWER Dir 9285.7-17 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 12/02/2014
EJBD  OSWER Dir 9285.7-17 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 06/23/1995
ELBD RPS OSWER Dir 9285.7-17 repository copy AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 07/27/2015
ELBD  OSWER Dir 9285.7-17 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 12/03/1999
ESAD  OSWER 9285.7-17 3 copies Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 06/15/2016
NTIS  PB94-963301 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 07/22/2019
Collation 2 unnumbered pages ; 28 cm.
The National Contingency Plan requires that a baseline risk assessment be conducted by the lead agency during the Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study (RI/FS) in order to 'characterize the current and potential threats to human health and the environment'. The directive discusses the reasons for ecological risk assessments and their role in the baseline risk assessment.
Caption title. "OSWER directive no. 9285.7-17." "August 12, 1994." Memorandum from Elliott P. Laws.
Contents Notes
This document emphasizes the importance of selecting remedies at Superfund sites that are protective of the environment as well as human health.