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Assessment and Remediation of Contaminated Sediments (ARCS) 1992 Work Plan

US Environmental Protection Agency. [199?]. Assessment and Remediation of Contaminated Sediments (ARCS) 1992 Work Plan. Chicago, Ill.: Great Lakes National Program Office.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  1. Overall Program Scope
    • 1.0 Introduction
    • 2.0 Objectives
    • 3.0 Activities
    • 4.0 Products
    • 5.0 Quality Assurance/Quality Control
    • 6.0 Data Management
    • 7.0 Publication Policy
    • 8.0 Summary of Accomplishments
  2. Toxicity/Chemistry Work Group Work Plan
    • 1.0 Introduction
    • 2.0 Objectives
    • 3.0 Activities
    • 3.1 Sampling
    • 3.2 Sediment Biological Assessment
    • 3.3 Chemical Analysis of Sediment and Fish Samples
    • 3.4 Broader Spectrum Toxicity Testing of Selected Sediment Samples
    • 3.5 Fish Tumor and External Abnormality Survey
    • 3.6 Fish Bioaccumulation Assays
    • 4.0 Products
    • 5.0 Recent Accomplishments
    • 6.0 Timeline
  3. Risk Assessment/Modeling Work Group Work Plan
    • 1.0 Introduction
    • 2.0 Objectives
    • 3.0 Activities
    • 3.1 Hazard Evaluation
      • 3.1.1 Exposure Assessment
      • 3.1.1.1 Exposure Modeling
      • 3.1.1.2 Synoptic Surveys
    • 3.1.2 Risk and Hazard Assessment
      • 3.1.2.1 Human Health Risk Assessment
      • 3.1.2.2 Aquatic Life Hazard Assessment
      • 3.1.2.3 Wildlife Hazard Assessment
    • 3.2 Site Prioritization for Remedial Action and Development of Decision Support Tools
    • 4.0 Products
    • 5.0 Recent Accomplishments
    • 6.0 Timeline
  4. Engineering/Technology Work Group Work Plan
    • 1.0 Introduction
    • 2.0 Objectives
    • 3.0 Activities
    • 3.1 Perform a Review of Technical Literature
    • 3.2 Evaluate the Applicability of Technologies for Bench-Scale Studies
    • 3.3 Estimate Contaminant Losses During Remediation
    • 3.4 Collect Sediments for Bench-Scale Testing
    • 3.5 Sediment Storage and Analysis
    • 3.6 Conduct Bench-Scale Tests of Selected Treatment Technologies
    • 3.7 Evaluate Treatment Technologies for Inorganic Contaminants
    • 3.8 Workshop on Bioremediation
    • 3.9 Evaluation of Chemical Solidification/Stabilization Technologies
    • 3.10 Pilot-Scale Demonstration Projects
    • 3.11 Development of Options for Priority Consideration Areas
    • 3.12 Summaries of Treatment Technologies
    • 3.13 Description of Pilot-Scale Demonstrations
    • 4.0 Products
    • 5.0 Recent Accomplishments
    • 6.0 Timeline
  5. Communication/Liaison Work Group Work Plan
    • 1.0 Introduction
    • 2.0 Objectives
    • 3.0 Activities
    • 3.1 Work Group Interaction
    • 3.2 Preparation of Information Materials
    • 3.3 Mailing List Compilation
    • 3.4 Soliciting Public Input
    • 3.5 Development and Maintenance of Library Repositories
    • 3.6 On-site Coordination and Public Meetings
    • 3.7 Slide Show Preparation
    • 3.8 Video Documentation
    • 4.0 Products
    • 5.0 Recent Accomplishments
    • 6.0 Timeline

APPENDICES

Appendix A: Maps

Appendix B: ARCS Library Repositories

Appendix C: ARCS Publications and Repository Contributions

Appendix D: ARCS Program Committee Membership

 


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