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Water: Oil & Gas Extraction

Effluent Guidelines Oil and Gas Extraction (Synthetic-Based Drilling Fluids) Final Rule Environmental Assessment

EPA-821-B-00-014; December 2000

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  • Part 1: Main Document (PDF) (476 K)
    • Cover
    • Table of Contents
    • Executive Summary
    • Chapter 1 - Introduction
    • Chapter 2 - Description of Regulatory Options
    • Chapter 3 - Characterization
    • Chapter 4 - Water Quality Assessment
    • Chapter 5 - Human Health Risks
    • Chapter 6 - Toxicity
    • Chapter 7 - Bioaccumulation
    • Chapter 8 - Biodegradation
    • Chapter 9 - Seabed Surveys
    • Chapter 10 - Bibliography
  • Part 2: Appendices (PDF) (236 K)
    • Appendix 3-1: Calculation of Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Catch
    • Appendix 4-1: Gulf of Mexico Surface Water Quality Analysis
    • Appendix 4-2: Cook Inlet, Alaska Surface Water Quality Analysis
    • Appendix 4-3: Offshore California Surface Water Quality Analysis
    • Appendix 4-4: Gulf of Mexico Sediment Pore Water Quality Analysis
    • Appendix 4-5: Cook Inlet, Alaska Sediment Pore Water Quality Analysis
    • Appendix 4-6: Offshore California Sediment Pore Water Quality Analysis
    • Appendix 4-7: Gulf of Mexico Sediment Guidelines Analysis
    • Appendix 4-8: Cook Inlet, Alaska Sediment Guidelines Analysis
    • Appendix 4-9: Offshore California Sediment Guidelines Analysis
    • Appendix 5-1: Offshore California Human Health Risk Analysis

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