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Water: Cadmium

Aquatic Life Criteria for Cadmium

EPA has revised its aquatic life criteria for cadmium and announced the availability of the completed document available below. EPA revised its aquatic life criteria for cadmium to reflect the latest scientific knowledge regarding the effects of cadmium on aquatic organisms. The revised criteria are average concentrations of cadmium that can be present in a water body, but should not result in unacceptable effects on aquatic organisms and their uses.

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