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Ground Water Technical Considerations during the Five-Year Review Process

This issue paper has been developed to highlight technical considerations as well as technical resources available to Remedial Project Managers (RPMs) in conducting Five-Year Reviews (FYRs) at CERCLA sites with contaminated groundwater. While it has been developed with the needs of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) RPMs in mind, it may also be helpful to other federal and state agencies that have the lead for conducting FYRs and may assist EPA staff in reviewing those FYRs.

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