Department of Health Seal

TGM for the Implementation of the Hawai'i State Contingency Plan
Section 9.0
SUPPLEMENTAL GUIDANCE FOR SELECT CONTAMINANTS OF CONCERN

9.0 SUPPLEMENTAL GUIDANCE FOR SELECT CONTAMINANTS OF CONCERN

This section presents guidance for select contaminants frequently encountered in Hawai`i, including target pesticides at former agricultural facilities/fields as well as non-agricultural sites, and of target petroleum-related contaminants. Additional guidance on these contaminants is provided in the fall 2011 edition (and updates) of the Hawai`i Department of Health (HDOH) document Screening for Environmental Hazards at Sites with Contaminated Soil and Groundwater (Environmental Hazard Evaluation [EHE] guidance [HDOH, 2016]). In the EHE guidance, refer specifically to:

  • Volume 1, Chapter 2, Subsection 2.6: Contaminants of Potential Concern at Petroleum Release Sites.
  • Volume 1, Chapter 2, Subsection 2.7: Contaminants of Potential Concern for Former Agricultural Lands.
  • Volume 1, Chapter 4: Advanced Environmental Hazard Evaluations.

Section 9 also includes information on methane, background metals in soils, and methamphetamine laboratory cleanup.