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EPA grants final approval to framework for assessing sediment’s impacts on humans

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has signed off on a standardized sediment assessment framework intended to better protect the health of humans who consume seafood caught in California’s enclosed bays ... More

Framework approved to assess sediment’s impacts on humans

The State Water Board has approved a standardized sediment assessment framework intended to better protect the health of humans who consume seafood caught in California’s enclosed bays and estuaries, the ... More

Draft framework unveiled for assessing human health impacts of contaminated sediment

SCCWRP and its partners have completed development of a standardized sediment assessment framework intended to better protect the health of humans who consume seafood caught in enclosed bays and estuaries ... More

Human health assessment framework for embayment sediment quality being finalized

SCCWRP and its partners are wrapping up a final round of updates to a draft statewide assessment framework that evaluates how contaminated sediment affects the health of humans who consume ... More

San Diego Bay study examines fish consumption habits among local anglers

SCCWRP and its partners have completed a comprehensive, two-year study illuminating the fish consumption habits of San Diego Bay anglers who catch fish that could potentially be contaminated. The San ... More

Human health assessment framework for embayment sediment quality being finalized

SCCWRP and its partners are wrapping up a final round of updates to a draft statewide assessment framework that evaluates how contaminated sediment affects the health of humans who consume ... More

Bight ’13 CIA element publishes integrated summary reports

The integrated findings of the Contaminant Impact Assessment (CIA) element of Bight ’13 have been published in a final assessment report and an accompanying, 12-page executive summary intended for a ... More

Bioaccumulation study informs health risks from sediment

SCCWRP and its partners have completed a comprehensive investigation into how sediment contamination is transferred through Southern California marine food webs, a study that has enabled scientists to close key ... More

San Diego Bay bioaccumulation study nearing completion

A three-year study that quantifies how sediment contamination in San Diego Bay is transferred through various levels of the marine food web has completed its first phase of data analysis ... More

SCCWRP-developed sediment bioaccumulation model being tested in L.A./Long Beach Harbors

SCCWRP and the Harbor Technical Work Group, which is working to address a TMDL (total maximum daily load) in Los Angeles and Long Beach Harbors, launched an effort in November ... More

San Diego Bay bioaccumulation study working to quantify DDTs, PCBs

SCCWRP and its partners in December began analyzing and interpreting data collected from more than 300 San Diego Bay sediment and animal-tissue samples as part of a two-year study that ... More

Massive 3-year sampling effort for San Diego Bay bioaccumulation study wraps up

Scientists have finished collecting and analyzing more than 260 animal samples from San Diego Bay in one of the most comprehensive Southern California investigations ever conducted into how contamination is transferred ... More