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5 Additional Information

The following reference documents contain information that may assist in reporting on contaminated sites.

5.1 New Zealand

Auckland Regional Council (1999). Trace Element Concentrations in Soils and Soil Amendments of the Auckland Region.

Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Canterbury (2000). Landfill Guidelines: Towards sustainable waste management in New Zealand.

Ministry for the Environment (1997). Guidelines for Assessing and Managing Contaminated Gasworks Sites in New Zealand.

Ministry for the Environment (1998).  Ambient Concentrations of Selected Organochlorines in Soils.

Ministry for the Environment (1999). Guidelines for Assessing and Managing Petroleum Hydrocarbon Contaminated Sites in New Zealand (Revised 2011).

Ministry for the Environment (2003).  Contaminated Land Management Guidelines No. 2: Hierarchy and Application in New Zealand of Environmental Guideline Values (Revised 2011)

Ministry for the Environment (2004).  Contaminated Land Management Guidelines No. 5: Site Investigation and Analysis of Soils (Revised 2011).

Ministry for the Environment (2004).  Contaminated Land Management Guidelines No. 3: Risk Screening System.

Ministry for the Environment (2006).  Identifying, Investigating and Managing Risks Associated with Former Sheep-dip Sites: A guide for local authorities.

Ministry for the Environment (2011a).  Methodology for Deriving Standards for Contaminants in Soil to Protect Human Health.
Ministry for the Environment (2011b). Hazardous Activities and Industries List (HAIL).

Ministry of Health (1995). Drinking-water Standards for New Zealand.

Ministry of Health / Ministry for the Environment (1997). Health and Environmental Guidelines for Selected Timber Treatment Chemicals.

Occupational Safety and Health, Department of Labour (1992). Code of Practice for the Design, Installation and Operation of Underground Petroleum Storage Systems.

Occupational Safety and Health, Department of Labour (1994). Health and Safety Guidelines on the Cleanup of Contaminated Sites.

Occupational Safety and Health, Department of Labour (1995). Code of Practice for the Transportation and Disposal of Petroleum Storage Tanks and Related Wastes.

Occupational Safety and Health, Department of Labour (1995). Code of Practice for the Design, Installation and Operation of Underground Petroleum Storage Systems - Supplement 1: Management of existing underground petroleum storage systems.

Percival HJ, Webb TH, Speir TW (1996). Assessment of Background Concentrations of Selected Determinands in Canterbury Soils. Landcare Research Contract Report LC9596/133, prepared for Canterbury Regional Council.

5.2 Australia (New South Wales)

NSW Agriculture and CMPS&F Consultants (1996). Guidelines for the Assessment and Cleanup of Cattle Tick Dip Sites for Residential Purposes.

NSW Department of Urban Affairs and Planning / Environment Protection Authority (1995). Contaminated land. Planning Guidelines for Contaminated Land.

NSW Department of Water Resources (1992). A Practical Guide for Groundwater Sampling.

NSW Environment Protection Authority (1994). Contaminated Sites: Guidelines for assessing service station sites.

NSW Environment Protection Authority (1995). Assessment of Orchard and Market Garden Contamination: Contaminated sites discussion paper.

NSW Environment Protection Authority (1995). Contaminated Sites: Guidelines for the vertical mixing of soil on broad-acre agricultural land.

NSW Environment Protection Authority (1995). Contaminated Sites: Sampling design guidelines.

NSW Environment Protection Authority (1995). Technical Report: Provisional water quality investigations manual - Preferred methods for sampling and analysis.

NSW Environment Protection Authority (1997). Bananalands Contaminant Distribution Studies.

NSW Environment Protection Authority (1997). Guidelines for Assessing Banana Plantation Sites.

NSW Environment Protection Authority (1999). Guidelines on Significant Risk of Harm from Contaminated Land and the Duty to Report.

5.3 Australian and New Zealand Environment and Conservation Council (ANZECC)

ANZECC (1992). Australian Water Quality Guidelines for Fresh and Marine Waters.

ANZECC/NHMRC (National Health and Medical Research Council) (1992). Australian and New Zealand Guidelines for the Assessment and Management of Contaminated Sites.

ARMCANZ (Agricultural and Resources Management Council of Australia and New Zealand) / ANZECC (1995). Guidelines for Groundwater Protection in Australia.

ARMCANZ/ANZECC (2001). Australian and New Zealand Guidelines for Fresh and Marine Water Quality.

NHMRC/ARMCANZ (1996). Guidelines for Drinking Water Quality in Australia.

5.4 National Environment Protection Council (NEPC)

NEPC (1999). National Environment Protection Council (Assessment of Site Contamination) Measure including schedules:

Schedule B(1) Guideline on Investigation Levels for Soil and Groundwater

Schedule B(2) Guideline on Data Collection, Sample Design and Reporting

Schedule B(3) Guideline on Laboratory Analysis of Potentially Contaminated Soils

Schedule B(4) Guideline on Health Risk Assessment Methodology

Schedule B(5) Guideline on Ecological Risk Assessment

Schedule B(6) Guideline on Risk Based Assessment of Groundwater Contamination

Schedule B(7A) Guideline on Health-Based Investigation Levels

Schedule B(7B) Guidelines on Exposure Scenarios and Exposure Settings

Schedule B(8) Guideline on Community Consultation and Risk Communication

Schedule B(9) Guideline on Protection of Health and the Environment During the Assessment of Site Contamination

Schedule B(10) Guideline on Competencies and Acceptance of Environmental Auditors and Related Professionals.

5.5 South Australian Health Commission, Adelaide
(National Environmental Health Forum)

Imray P, Langley A (1996). Health Based Soil Investigation Levels, Soil series No. 1.

Lock WH (1996). Composite Sampling, Soil series No. 3.

Taylor R, Langley A (1996). Exposure Scenarios and Exposure Settings, Soil series No. 2.

5.6 South Australian Health Commission, Adelaide (contaminated sites monographs)

Edwards J, Van Alphen M, Langley A (1994). Identification and Assessment of Contaminated Land: Improving site history appraisal, Contaminated sites series No. 3.

El-Saadi O, Langley A (eds) (1991). The Health Risk Assessment and Management of Contaminated Sites: Workshop proceedings of the National Workshop on the Health Risk, Assessment and Management of Contaminated Sites.

Langley A, Markey B, Hill H (eds) (1996). The Health Risk Assessment and Management of Contaminated Sites: Proceedings of the Third National Workshop on the Health Risk, Assessment and Management of Contaminated Sites, Contaminated sites series No. 5.

Langley A, Van Alphen M (eds) (1993). The Health Risk Assessment and Management of Contaminated Sites: Proceedings of the Second National Workshop on the Health Risk, Assessment and Management of Contaminated Sites, Contaminated sites series No. 2.

Olszowy H, Torr P, Imray P (1995). Trace Element Concentrations in Soils from Rural and Urban Areas of Australia, Contaminated sites series No. 4.

5.7 US Environmental Protection Agency

US Environmental Protection Agency (1987). Data Quality Objectives for Remedial Responses, US EPA 540/G-87/003.

US Environmental Protection Agency (1988). Guidance for Conducting Remedial Investigations and Feasibility Studies under CERCLA, OSWER Directive 9355.3-0.

US Environmental Protection Agency (1989). Methods for Evaluating the Attainment of Clean-up Standards, Volume 1: Soils and solid media, US EPA 230/02-89-042.

US Environmental Protection Agency (1989). Risk Assessment Guidance for Superfund, Volume 1: Human Health Evaluation Manual (Part A).

US Environmental Protection Agency (1991). Summary Report on Issues in Ecological Risk Assessment.

US Environmental Protection Agency (1992). Guidance for Data Useability in Risk Assessment (Parts A and B) PB92-963356.

US Environmental Protection Agency (1992). Test Methods for Evaluating Solid Waste - Physical/Chemical Methods, 3rd Edition, SW-846.

US Environmental Protection Agency (1994). Guidance for the Data Quality Objectives Process, US EPA QA/G-4, EPA/600/R-96/055.

US Environmental Protection Agency (1997). Use of Monitored Natural Attenuation at Superfund, RCRA Corrective Action, and Underground Storage Tank Sites: OWSER Directive 9200.4-17, Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response.

5.8 Other references

American Public Health Association, American Water Works Association and Water Environment Federation (1998). Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater (20th edition).

American Society for Testing and Materials (1998). Standard Guide for Remediation of Ground Water by Natural Attenuation at Petroleum Release Sites.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (1993). Australia New Zealand Standard Industrial Codes.

Brisbane Bureau of Emergency Services (1992). Guidelines for the Assessment of Contaminated Land in Queensland.

Standards Australia (1997). Guide to the Sampling and Analysis of Potentially Contaminated Soil - Non-volatile and semi-volatile compounds, AS4482.1.

Standards Australia (1999). Guide to the Sampling and Analysis of Potentially Contaminated Soil - Volatile substances, AS4482.2.