Federal contaminated sites: publications

About the program and approach:

Guidance on assessing human health risks associated with contaminated sites:

Guidance on assessing ecological risks associated with contaminated sites:

  • Ecological Risk Assessment Guidance (Accessible PDF: 3.0MB)
  • Ecological Risk Assessment Guidance Module 1: Toxicity Test Selection and Interpretation (Accessible PDF: 1.75 MB)
  • Ecological Risk Assessment Guidance Module 2: Selection or Development of Site-specific Toxicity Reference Values (Accessible PDF: 1.25 MB)
  • Ecological Risk Assessment Guidance Module 3: Standardization of Wildlife Receptor Characteristics (Accessible PDF: 1.5 MB)
  • Ecological Risk Assessment Guidance Module 4: Causality Assessment (Accessible PDF: 1.15 MB)
  • Federal Contaminated Sites Action Plan (FCSAP): Statements of Work for Ecological Risk Assessments at Federal Sites (Accessible PDF: 985 KB)

Program related guidance for addressing contaminated sites:

Other technical guidance for addressing contaminated sites:

  • Federal Contaminated Sites Action Plan (FCSAP): Federal Guidelines for Landfarming Petroleum Hydrocarbon Contaminated Soils (Accessible PDF: 905 KB)

FCSAP Advisory Bulletin (FAB):

Annual reports:

Other related reports:

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