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Bellingham Bay Regional Background Sediment Characterization: Final Data Evaluation and Summary Report

 
Publication number Date Published
15-09-044February 2015
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Author(s) Toxics Cleanup Program
Description Bellingham Bay is the location of a multi-organization, comprehensive cleanup initiative know as the Bellingham Bay Demonstration Pilot. In early 2013, Ecology revised its Sediment Management Standards to establish a new framework for identification and cleanup of contaminated sediment sites (Washington Administrative Code 173-204). A key component of this framework was the concept of regional background sediment concentrations, which could potentially serve as the Cleanup Screening Level for sediment sites. This final report includes a summary of the data and regional background values for select chemicals.
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Keywords Bellingham Bay, regional background, cleanup, sediment, clean up
WEB PAGE Bellingham Bay cleanup sites
WATERSHED Water Resource Inventory Area 01 Nooksack
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