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RECORD NUMBER: 418 OF 958
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Evaluation of the Clean Water Act section 304(a) human health criterion for methylmercury : protectiveness for threatened and endangered wildlife in California /|
|Publisher||U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office, Environmental Contaminants Division,|
|Subjects||Methylmercury--Toxicology--California ; Methylmercury--Environmental aspects--California ; Mercury--Bioaccumulation--California ; Mercury--Environmental aspects--California ; Mercury wastes--California ; Mercury wastes--United States ; Endangered species--California--Toxicology ; Water quality management--California|
|Collation||123 p. : ill., col., tables; 28 cm.|
Description based on printed copy of pdf document. Interagency Agreement DW-14-95556801-0. "October 2003." Includes bibliographical references.
"In January 2001, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) developed a new recommended water quality criterion for methylmercury, under section 304(a) of the federal Clean Water Act... The EPA intends to propose this human health criterion in California in order to fulfill consultation obligations under the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) stemming from promulgation of the California Toxis Rule in 2000. As part of that ESA consultation, the EPA agreed that the human health criterion should be sufficient to protect federally listed aquatic and aquatic-dependent wildlife species in California... " -- Leaf iv.