Document Category: Guidance Documents

EPA Federal Facilities Superfund Program – RPM Bulletin 2024-02 Developing a Crosswalk between Legacy and PFAS Sites

The purpose of this document is to assist United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Remedial Project Managers (RPMs) with the tracking of the location of per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) with regard to “legacy” contaminants that have been historically addressed in the Superfund program. This is important because the presence of PFAS in the same location and media as legacy contaminants can affect protectiveness, as well as worker safety and remedy selection and function. This strategy will be useful at all phases of the Remedial Investigation, including Remedial Investigation Scoping, Conceptual Model development, sampling and data interpretation, remedy selection, and Federal Facility Superfund Sites’ Five-Year Reviews (FYRs). This Bulletin is providing recommendations that are consistent with existing guidance and identifies …

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EPA Federal Facilities Superfund Program – RPM Bulletin 2024-01 Considerations When Reviewing PFAS in Five-Year Reviews

The purpose of this document is to assist United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Remedial Project Managers (RPMs) when reviewing how per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are addressed in Federal Facility Superfund Sites’ Five-Year Reviews (FYRs). This Bulletin is rooted in existing guidance and identifies best practices based on a review of how PFAS have been addressed in documents since 2020. Guidance: 2012: https://semspub.epa.gov/work/HQ/174829.pdf 2001: https://semspub.epa.gov/work/HQ/128607.pdf