Olympia, Washington PCB and Pesticides Study
Entry ID: usepa_best05

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Abstract: In June 1990, as part of Ecology's investigation of contaminants in
Lake Roosevelt, a series of sediment and bottom fish samples were
collected from Lake Roosevelt and vicinity for analysis of PCDDs and
PCDFs. The impetus for this survey was the need to better understand
the spatial distribution of these compounds as a result of their
discharge by the Celgar bleached kraft pulp mill in Castlegar, ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 49.0   S: 47.5   E: -117.0   W: -119.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Art Johnson, Washington Department of Ecology
Dataset Title: Olympia, Washington PCB and Pesticides Study
Dataset Release Date: unknown
Dataset Release Place: Seattle, Washington
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Data Presentation Form: database
Online Resource: http://www.epa.gov/r10earth/data/crbdata.html?dioxin+#first_hit
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1990-06-01
Stop Date: 1990-06-30
Quality Quality assurance procedures for these analyses were established by
the EPA Duluth laboratory (EPA et al. 1990). All data included in the
present report passed EPA's quality assurance criteria. The only
qualifier code used in the data set provided was "U" - Not detected.
Value given is the detection limit.

All data entered in the database were reviewed for data entry errors.
All detected errors were corrected.

Latitude and longitude were estimated for entry along with the data
provided in the database.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Pacific Northwest, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.epa.gov/region10/

Data Center Personnel
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
Phone: (360) 407-6766
Email: rjo461 at ECY.WA.GOV
Contact Address:
Washington Department of Ecology
City: Olympia
Province or State: WA
Postal Code: 98504-7710
Country: USA
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Call, D.J. et al., 1991. Sediment Quality Evaluation in the Lower
Fox River in South Green Bay of Lake Michigan. Center for Lake
Superior Environmental Studies, University of Wisconsin, Superior, EPA
Coop. Agreement No. CR-815232.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-02-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-12-21
Future DIF Review Date: 2002-02-23
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