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Contaminated land: risk assessment approaches for PAHs

This document explains the approaches for assessing the risk posed by soil contaminated with the genotoxic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs).

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Contaminated land information sheet: risk assessment approaches for polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)

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This document is intended to be used by local authorities for contaminated land risk assessments of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in soil.

Published 1 November 2010
Last updated 29 December 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated risk assessment document.
  2. First published.