New WA State Dept. of Ecology Guidance Document: Adaptation Strategies For Resilient Remedies

The Washington State Department of Ecology (Ecology) Toxics Cleanup Program (TCP) has a new guidance document regarding how to address climate change impacts for state cleanup sites.  The official title is: Adaptation Strategies for Resilient Remedies publication no. 17-09-052. You can find the guidance here:  https://fortress.wa.gov/ecy/publications/SummaryPages/1709052.html.

There is also a focus sheet that provides some quick, summary information about the guidance document available here: https://fortress.wa.gov/ecy/publications/SummaryPages/1709058.html

The guidance document is intended to:

1. Help understand site-specific vulnerabilities of cleanup sites to climate change impacts – (Vulnerability Assessment); and

2. Provide recommendations to increases resilience of remedies at each phase of cleanup – (Adaptation Strategy).

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