EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB)

Improving EPA Leach Testing of Waste

EPA Designated Federal Officer (DFO):Kathleen White

Responsible Committee/Panel:Environmental Engineering Committee

BACKGROUND

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EPA’s Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response requested SAB consultative advice on efforts to develop a more comprehensive assessment framework and set of testing protocols for use in waste reuse and site remediation. The consultation would focus on leaching mechanisms and test method development.