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Implementation of RAGS Part D

Applicability

The approach contained in RAGS part D is recommended for all risk assessments commencing after the issuance of Part D. Its use is also encouraged in on-going risk assessments to the extent it can efficiently be incorporated into the risk assessment process. Part D is not applicable to completed risk assessments.

The following table provides guidelines regarding the applicability of RAGS Part D as a function of site lead and site type, so that site-specific applicability may be determined by each region.

EXHIBIT 1: GUIDELINES FOR RAGS PART D APPLICABILITY

SITE LEAD PART D APPLICABLE
Fund Lead checkmark
Federal Facility Lead checkmark
PRP Lead checkmark
State Lead checkmark

SITE TYPE1
PART D APPLICABLE
Remedial:
Scoping, RI/FS, Risk Assessment, Proposed Plan, ROD, RD/RA, Presumptive Remedy
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Post-Remedial:
ESD, Amended ROD, Five-Year Review
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Removal:
Non-time Critical, Time-Critical, Streamlined
2
Superfund Accelerated Cleanup Model (SACM)(3) checkmark
RCRA Corrective Action4 2

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