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A collection of tables of soil and groundwater quality guidelines from around the world:

  • CLEA UK - Contaminated Land Exposure Assessment used in the United Kingdom

  • UK historical guidance: CLEA 2002 (superseded by CLEA UK), ICRCL (withdrawn 01/2003) and “Kelly” guideline values

  • Dutch intervention values

  • The French approach to contaminated land management and, for historical reference, guideline values used before February 2007

  • Swedish environmental quality criteria for contaminated land

  • Australian guideline on the investigation levels for soil and groundwater

  • Jordplan Sjælland standards used in Zealand and surrounding islands of Denmark

  • USA CERCLA/Superfund Act of 1980

  • Other sources of information


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