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Status Report: Freshwater Sediment Criteria Development Project

Publication number Date Published
92-e03January 1992
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Author(s) Bennett, J. and J. Cubbage
Description The potential adverse effects of contaminated sediments in freshwater systems have recently become issues of concern. Sediment Management Standards (WAC 173-204) were adopted by Washington State and included a reserved section for freshwater sediments. The Freshwater Sediment Criteria Development Project has as its goal to produce criteria or guidelines that will define levels of contaminants expected to adversely affect aquatic life. This status report summarizes the first 20 months of research on criteria development and reviews the several different elements of the research (March 1990 through October 1991).
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Keywords bibliography, status report, bioassay, guidelines, methods, contaminant, study, chemical, sediment, standards, management, sediment management standards, freshwater, freshwater sediment

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