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Focus on: Washington’s Environmental Cleanup Law

Publication number Date Published Date Revised
F-TC-94-130January 1994December 2023
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Author(s) Policy & Technical Support Unit
Description The Model Toxics Control Act (MTCA) requires the cleanup of contaminated soil and groundwater to protect people and the environment. MTCA defines a two-step approach for developing requirements for cleaning up contaminated sites: establishing cleanup standards and selecting cleanup actions. This focus sheet describes this process.
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Keywords Periodic Review, Environmental Covenant, Model Toxics Control Act (MTCA), cleanup levels, cleanup standards, financial assurance, soil, toxics, groundwater, hazardous waste, contamination, cleanup actions, Method A, Method B, Method C, points of compliance
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Focus on Model Toxic Control Act Cleanup Regulation: Process for Cleanup of Hazardous Waste Sites