Title: The Incorporation of an Ecosystem Services Assessment into the Remediation of Contaminated Sites 
Resource Type: document --> technical publication --> report 
Country: USA 
Year: 2010 
Availability: August 2010 
Author 1/Producer: US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) 
Other Authors/Producers: Sarah Slack 
Author / Producer Type: Agency, regulator or other governmental or inter-governmental body 
Report / download web link (=direct link): http://www.clu-in.org/download/techdrct/sarah-slack-ecosyste ...  
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Contaminated land-->Wider impacts / sustainability-->Assessment tools
Contaminated land-->Wider impacts / sustainability-->Environmental
Short description: Based on literature research and personal communications, the report presents background information on the concept of ecosystem services, as well as steps interested parties can take to mitigate or avoid impacts to ecosystem services at a site level throughout the remediation process. The report outlines replicable practices that remedial project managers can utilize when attempting to mitigate adverse impacts on an ecosystem. This report also describes the current state of data collection methods and issues pertinent to the ecosystem service assessment process, with the ultimate aim of fostering production of a replicable methodology that can lead to greener cleanups. 
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