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RECORD NUMBER: 633 OF 2797
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Draft Interim Final OSWER Monitored Natural Attenuation Policy.|
|CORP Author||Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Emergency and Remedial Response.|
|Report Number||EPA/540/F-97/037 ;OSWER-9200.4-17;|
|Additional Subjects||US EPA ; Remediation ; Program management ; Hazardous materials ; Solvents ; Petroleum products ; Waste management ; Soil contamination ; Land pollution control ; Underground storage ; Storage tanks ; Superfund ; Ground water ; Water pollution control ; Site characterization ; Environmental monitoring ; Water pollution monitoring ; Government policies ; Federal Facilities Restoration and Reuse Office ; RCRA(Resource Conservation and Recovery Act) ; Resource Conservation and Recovery Act ; CERCLA(Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act) ; Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act ; Natural attenuation|
This Directive clarifies the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) policy regarding the use of Monitored Natural Attenuation for the remediation of contaminated soil and groundwater at sites regulated under Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response (OSWER) programs. The Directive is intended to promote consistency in how monitored natural attenuation remedies are proposed, evaluated, and approved. This Directive is being issued as Interim Final and may be used immediately. It provides guidance to EPA staff, to the public, and to the regulated community on how EPA intends to exercise its discretion in implementing national policy on the use of Monitored Natural Attenuation.