assessment process, including the use and limitations of scientific information in this process. Chapter 7 describes the options available to achieve risk-management goals at a contaminated site and analyzes their benefits, effectiveness, costs, and feasibility. Chapter 8 discusses the issues that must be considered when choosing among the various risk-management options and making a decision that is most likely to achieve the management goals established in the first stage of the framework. Chapter 9 discusses the factors that must be considered when implementing the risk-management strategy. Chapter 10 addresses the need for evaluation in assessing the efficacy of risk-management projects and reviews recent evaluations that have been conducted on selected contaminated sites.


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