|Topic:||Risk-Management Strategy for PCB-Contaminated Sediments (Full Report)|
THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Division on Life and Earth Studies
Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology
Friday, March 23, 2001
468 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. -- 10:00 a.m.
2253 Rayburn House Office Bldg. -- 2:00 p.m.
A Risk Management Strategy for PCB-Contaminated Sediments
This new report from the National Research Council's Committee on Remediation of PCB-Contaminated Sediments provides a framework for evaluating different approaches under consideration by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for managing and remediating PCB-contaminated sediments in waterways such as the Hudson River (N.Y.), the Fox River (Wis.), and New Bedford Harbor (Mass.).
A series of congressional briefings for the Executive Summary of this report was held on January 3, 2001 and was publicly released on January 4, 2001.
A series of briefings of the full report was held for members of Congress and congressional staff only on March 23, 2001. The full report was publicly released on March 26, 2001 and is available online through the Web site of the National Academies Press.