- Guidance on Cumulative Risk Assessment: Part 1. Planning and Scoping (PDF)(11 pp, 125 K, July 3, 1997)
Guidance on Cumulative Risk Assessment: Part 1. Planning and Scoping
The practice of risk assessment within EPA is evolving away from a focus on the potential of a single pollutant in one environmental medium for causing cancer toward integrated assessments involving suites of pollutants in several media that may cause a variety of adverse effects on humans, plants, animals or even effects on ecological systems and their processes and functions.