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RECORD NUMBER: 221 OF 251
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Supplemental risk assessment guidance for the Superfund program.|
|CORP Author||Environmental Protection Agency, Boston, MA. Region I.|
|Publisher||U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 1 Risk Assessment Work Group,|
|Report Number||EPA 901/5-89-001|
|Subjects||Hazardous substances--Risk assessment--Handbooks, manuals, etc|
|Additional Subjects||Hazardous materials ; Public health ; Ecology ; Guidelines ; Manuals ; Environmental surveys ; Exposure ; Toxicity ; Water pollution ; Potable water ; Dosage ; Carcinogens ; Risk assessment ; Superfund program ; Region 1 ; Land pollution ; Path of pollutants ; Environment transport ; Ecological concentration|
The guidance manual was developed to address the practical aspects and issues pertaining to the Superfund risk assessment process for both public health and environment concerns. Part 1, Guidance for Public Health Risk Assessments, supplements the Superfund Public Health Evaluation Manual and Superfund Exposure Assessment Manual and the Endangerment Assessment Handbook. Explicit guidance on technical matters which should be followed in developing public health risk assessments for EPA Region 1. The guidance addresses hazard identification, dose-response assessment, exposure assessment, risk characterization and uncertainty/limitations. Part 2 of the manual, Guidance for Ecological Risk Assessments, addresses the collection of site-specific data needed to support an ecological risk assessment, describes a framework for conducting the assessments, and provides several specific approaches for assessing risks to systems exposed to chemical contamination in different media.
"June 1989." "EPA 901/5-89-001." Includes bibliographical references.
Part 1. Guidance for public health risk assessments -- Part 2. Guidance for ecological risk assessments.