The ASTSWMO Investigation and Remedy Selection Focus Group provides a snapshot analysis of climate change attempts to evaluate existing science from mainly governmental sources in their effects on possible changes of contaminant character and distribution.
The ASTSWMO Remedial Action Focus Group has prepared this document as a resource for States as they coordinate with EPA on Superfund site characterization and cleanup. In an effort to draw upon the long history of coordination between States and EPA on activities at National Priority List sites, the Remedial Action Focus Group solicited feedback from States on their experiences to develop the Best Management Practices outlined in this document.
This webinar will provide information on possible resources and recommendations for how States can most efficiently keep remedies moving toward closure.
The ASTSWMO Brownfields Focus Group presents a compilation of example Section 128(a) TAG projects from across the country.
This summary focuses on results from a research tool created by the ASTSWMO Brownfields Focus Group that polled States regarding barriers to applying for the CERCLA Section 128(a) Technical Assistance Grant (TAG). The summary highlights challenges, as well as proposed solutions to the perceived barriers to applying for TAG.
The ASTSWMO Site Assessment Focus Group created and distributed a GIS Research Toolbox questionnaire to all States with the goal to determine their use of GIS in their Site Assessment Program processes, and, for ASTSWMO to share the questionnaire’s key findings and provide improvement recommendations.
The ASTSWMO Brownfields Focus Group undertook a research project to gather and share data from all State brownfield programs. The project began with the development of a research tool that would capture the key components of State brownfield programs. In total, 52 States participated in the project, resulting in a robust data set that was a true reflection of the nation’s brownfield programs. A summary of the results is provided throughout this report.