Title: ECOSYSTEM SERVICES AT CONTAMINATED SITE CLEANUPS 
Resource Type: document --> technical publication --> report 
Country: USA 
Language(s): English
 
Year: 2017 
Author 1/Producer: US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) 
Author / Producer Type: Agency, regulator or other governmental or inter-governmental body 
Report/Document number/description: EPA 542-R-17-004 
Publisher Country: USA 
Publisher web link (root): http://semspub.epa.gov
Report / download web link (=direct link): https://semspub.epa.gov/work/HQ/100000459.pdf  
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Contaminated land-->Wider impacts / sustainability-->Environmental
 
Short description: Ecosystem goods and services include clean air and water, fertile soil for crop production, pollination, and flood control. Information about ecosystem services can be considered when characterizing future land use options or designing a cleanup that is consistent with anticipated ecological reuse, depending on the regulatory authority of the cleanup program. An understanding of ecosystem concepts and tools can be useful in communicating the positive results of cleanup.  
Submitted By: Professor Paul Bardos WhoDoesWhat?      Last update: 03/11/2017