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Adaptation Strategies for Resilient Cleanup Remedies: A Guide for Cleanup Project Managers to Increase the Resilience of Toxic Cleanup Sites to the Impacts from Climate Change
Adaptation Strategies for Resilient Cleanup Remedies: A Guide for Cleanup Project Managers to Increase the Resilience of Toxic Cleanup Sites to the Impacts from Climate Change (Number of pages: 154) (Publication Size: 8452KB)
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|Author(s)||Chance Asher, Hugo Froyland, Scott O’Dowd et al.|
|Description||The Department of Ecology’s Toxics Cleanup Program manages the cleanup of contaminated sites to protect human health and the environment.
The Adaptation Strategies for Resilient Cleanup Remedies guidance was published in November 2017 and provides guidance to cleanup project managers who manage these sites to 1) understand the risks to cleanup sites associated with a changing climate and 2) increase the resilience of cleanup sites at each phase of the cleanup process: site investigations; remedy selection, design, and implementation; and operation and maintenance. By putting adaptation measures into place during the early stages of a cleanup, we may increase the number of feasible cleanup options, maximize their integrity, and in some situations, reduce their cost.
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|Contact||Toxics Cleanup Program at 360-407-7170|
|Keywords||SMS, climate change adaptation, climate resilience, climate resiliency, green cleanup, green remediation, sustainable remediation, cleanup, sediment management standards, model toxics control act, MTCA, climate change, Adaptation strategies, Resilience, Vulnerability Assessment, cleanup sites, Climate change and cleanup, contaminated sites|
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