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An Innovative Approach to Evaluate the Impact of Contaminated Sediments on Marine Life
By Ken Finkelstein, Office of Response and Restoration
alyssa.gray Wed, 02/17/2021 - 22:28

Measuring the sediment concentration of toxic polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) at hazardous waste sites, and its impact on aquatic life, is an important way for scientists to determine how much damage pollution has caused to the environment. These data are critical to analyze injury to biota, make decisions about cleanup, and hold polluters accountable through Natural Resource Damage Assessments.