Grants Mining District Five-Year Reviews
The purpose of a five-year review (FYR) is to evaluate the effectiveness of a site remedy or system of remedies- are they protecting human health and reducing or managing contamination as designed? FYR reports document FYR methods, findings and conclusions. In addition, FYR reports identify issues found during the review, if any, and document recommendations to address them.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency prepares FYRs pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) Section 121 and the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan (NCP).