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Columbia River Basin Toxic Contaminants Reference List

The following document contains a listing of peer-reviewed science and federal, state, and tribal government reports/publications related to toxic pollutants in the aquatic environment in the Columbia River Basin. The materials are primarily organized by location. Where appropriate, publications are further organized by watersheds or Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) planning areas.

This document is primarily intended as a reference for members of the Columbia River Toxics Reduction Working Group and other entities working to address toxics in the Columbia River Basin. 

To correct errors, broken links, or to suggest relevant publications that should be added to the list, please email Mary Lou Soscia (, or David Gruen (

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