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Appendix: URLs for Ecological Risk Assessment, Ecotoxicity Data, and Ecological Guideline Values

Websites containing guideline values, by geographical area

North America

US Environmental Protection Agency (human health soil screening levels)
http://www.epa.gov/reg3hwmd/risk/human/rb-concentration_table/index.htm

Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA)
http://www.oehha.org/ecotox.html

Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (environmental quality values)
http://st-ts.ccme.ca/

Europe

UK Environment Agency
http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk/research/planning/33714.aspx

Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment (target and intervention values)
http://www.government.nl/ministries/ienm

A collection of tables of soil and groundwater quality guidelines from around the world:
http://www.sanaterre.com/guidelines/index.html

Australasia

National Environment Protection Council (environmental investigation and intervention values)
http://www.ephc.gov.au

Landcare Research
www.landcareresearch.co.nz

Websites that provide information on ecological risk assessment

US Environmental Protection Agency
http://rais.ornl.gov/guidance/epa_eco.html

Landcare Research
www.landcareresearch.co.nz

Websites that have ecotoxicity data

Landcare Research
www.landcareresearch.co.nz

Oak Ridge National Laboratory
http://rais.ornl.gov/tools/eco_search.php

United States Geological Survey (Columbia Environment Research Center)
http://www.cerc.usgs.gov/data/data.htm

US Environmental Protection Agency (Ecotoxicology)
http://www.epa.gov/ecotox/)

Toxicology Data Network
http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov