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"How-To" Guide for the Leaching Environmental Assessment Framework

The Leaching Environmental Assessment Framework (LEAF) "How-To" Guide is a draft technical implementation guide that provides background on the LEAF methods, how to perform the methods, how to understand the test results and how the test results can be used to develop screening level assessments of constituent release or to develop more refined and accurate estimates of release when material is placed in a defined use or disposal scenario. The LEAF "How-To" Guide Appendices contain a comparison table of leaching methods used in the United States and the European Union, as well as full graphical and tabular leaching data for the case study.

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