Featured Project: Guidance for Contaminated Sites: Trichloroethylene (TCE) Risk Assessment
A coalition of interested parties is forming a workgroup to develop practical application guidance for the use of USEPA Reference Concentration (TCE RfC) and Inhalation Unit Risk (IUR) values for trichloroethylene for the purpose of site cleanup and closure.
The goals of the coalition include:
1. Develop additional risk assessment guidance on how to interpret the non-cancer endpoint when it is used for deciding clean-up standards or acceptable exposure levels when closing sites.
2. Clarify the issues surrounding the potential developmental cardiac malformations for use in understanding clean-up standards and...