Selected Fish Tissue Contaminant Data from the U.S. EPA Columbia River Toxic Substances Study.
Entry ID: BESTsed06

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Summary
Abstract: The Columbia River and segments of the Snake and Willamette Rivers are
currently water quality limited due to the presence of elevated levels
of 2,3,7,8 - TCDD. As a result, U.S. EPA Region 10 established a
Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) of 6 mg of 2,3,7,8-TCDD/day based upon
state water quality standards applicable to the Columbia River basin
and the volume of water in the Columbia River. This ... View entire text
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Description: Metadata in National Biological Information Infrastructure format.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 45.6   S: 45.5   E: -121.0   W: -122.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Dataset Title: Selected Fish Tissue Contaminant Data from the U.S. EPA Columbia River Toxic Substances Study.
Dataset Release Date: unknown
Dataset Release Place: Seattle, Washington
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10
Data Presentation Form: database
Online Resource: http://www.epa.gov/r10earth/data/crbdata.html?dioxin+#first_hit
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1994-08-01
Stop Date: 1994-09-30
Quality Internal standards, laboratory duplicates, matrix spikes, and method
blanks were used for data evaluation.

The laboratory data were reviewed and data qualifiers were added as
appropriate. The data qualifiers used were defined as follows:

B-Analyte was also found in the method ... View entire text
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Pacific Northwest, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.epa.gov/region10/

Data Center Personnel
Name: DANA DAVOLI
Phone: (206) 553-2135
Fax: (206) 553-0119
Email: davoli.dana at epa.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10
0ea095, 1200 6th Avenue
City: Seattle
Province or State: Washington
Postal Code: 98101
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (206) 553-2135
Fax: (206) 553-0119
Email: davoli.dana at epa.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10
0ea095, 1200 6th Avenue
City: Seattle
Province or State: Washington
Postal Code: 98101
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Davoli, D. 29 August 1994. Personal Communication (data package sent
to Steve Ellis, Tetra Tech, Inc., Redmond, WA). Selected fish tissue
contaminant data from the U.S. EPA Columbia River toxic substances
study. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10, Seattle, WA.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-04-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-12-12
Future DIF Review Date: 2002-04-27
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