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Methodology for deriving standards for contaminants in soil to protect human health

Publication date:  June 2011
Publication reference number:  ME 1055

This technical report outlines a risk-based methodology for deriving soil contaminant concentrations protective of human health. Together with the Toxicological Intake Values for Priority Contaminants in Soil, this document serves as a technical reference in support of the National Environmental Standard for Assessing and Managing Contaminants in Soil to Protect Human Health, and should be read in conjunction with it.