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Contact Superfund, Pacific Southwest

Pacific Southwest, Region 9

Serving: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands, Tribal Nations

Palos Verdes Shelf

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Starfish on the Palos Verdes Shelf ocean floro.

View of the Palos Verdes Shelf ocean floor, with a starfish and burrow openings for organisms, such as worms, that live in the sediment.

Links Related to the Palos Verdes Shelf Pilot Project

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Study: Options for In-Situ Capping of Palos Verdes Shelf Contaminated Sediments (PDF) (17 pp, 5.4M) Exiting EPA (disclaimer)
Study Contractor: Waterways Experiment Station (WES)
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EPA Palos Verdes Shelf Public Outreach and Education Program: Fish Contamination Education Collaborative (FCEC) Web site Exiting EPA (disclaimer)

EPA initiates marketplace fish monitoring program to assess whether contaminated white croakers are reaching consumers. Fact Sheet: Survey of Contaminants in Fish in Southern California (PDF) (5 pp, 166K)

News Releases Related to the Settlement

Department of Justice (December 19, 2000) Exiting EPA (disclaimer)

News Release on September Action (October 2, 2001)

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