Classification of Hazardous and Non-Hazardous Substances in Groundwater

Summary: The Environmental Protection Agency have published a list of hazardous and non-hazardous substances relating to their potential risk for groundwater pollution. Hazardous substances must be prevented from entering groundwater, and the input of non-hazardous substances must be limited.

Published: 2012


Pages: 44

Filesize: 751 KB

Format: pdf


The report provides:

  • A list of substances that have been classified as hazardous or non-hazardous;
  • The legislative background to the development of this list;
  • The methods used to determine hazardous substances;
  • A summary of assessments of hazardous and non-hazardous substances;
  • An outline of future assessments of hazardous and non-hazardous substances.