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Comment Period:  05/08/2006 - 06/21/2006
The U.S. Department of Energy (USDOE) has initiated the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) five-year review at the Hanford Site.The first five-year review was conducted in 2000 by the EPA.

CERCLA requires that for all remedial actions taken that resulted in hazardous substances, pollutants, or contaminants remaining at a site above levels that allow for unlimited use and unrestricted exposure, the lead agency review actions no less often than every five years after the initiation of the selected remedial action. The review will determine if the measures taken are still successful in protecting the worker, the public and the environment.

DOE will conduct the CERCLA five-year review in coordination with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. EPA is ultimately responsible for certifying the review.

DOE requests public input on the evaluations of the remedial actions identified in the report. A 30-day public review period will be held May 8 through June 15, 2006. Public input will be considered before the report is finalized.
 

Public Comments:

*View comments and responses by clicking on the author's name.

06/29/2006    Shaffer , Paul 
06/22/2006    Heart of America Northwest 
06/22/2006    Nez Perce Tribal Executive Committee
06/22/2006    NOAA 
06/22/2006    US Department of the Interior 
06/20/2006    Brown, Susan 
06/19/2006    Columbia Riverkeeper 
06/19/2006    Department of Ecology 
06/19/2006    Hanford Advisory Board  
06/19/2006    Oregon Department of Energy 
06/19/2006    Yakama Nation  
06/15/2006    Umatilla Indian Reservation 
06/14/2006    Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility  
06/06/2006    Gasper, Kenneth  Dear Mr. Clark,
05/27/2006    Heart of America Northwest
05/18/2006    Griffin, Louthea 
05/18/2006    Gurske, Richard 
05/18/2006    Stephens, Don 

 

Response:
Please see Appendix B - Response to Comments Posted - [Pages 193-334]

 

 

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