|Topic:||A Risk-Management Strategy for PCB-Contaminated Sediments (Executive Summary)|
THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Division on Life and Earth Studies
Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology
Wednesday, January 3, 2001
131 Senate Dirksen Office Bldg. -- 10:30 a.m.
116 O'Neill House Office Bldg. -- 3:00 p.m.
468 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. -- 4:30 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. It was publicly released on January 4, 2001.
A series of briefings on the full report was held on March 23, 2001 for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The full report -- which includes the previously released executive summary -- was publicly released on March 26, 2001and is available online through the Web site of the National Academies Press.