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TGM for the Implementation of the Hawai'i State Contingency Plan
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Technical Guidance Manual
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Updated: April 11, 2018

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Full Technical Guidance Manual
 
Section 1 - HEER Responsibilities, And Organization
  Appendix 1-A - HEER Office Organizational Chart
 
Section 2 - Site Discovery, Investigation, and Cleanup
  Appendix 2-A - Release Inventory Guideline
  Appendix 2-B - Release Notification Guideline
  Appendix 2-C - Reportable Quantities (Abst Number)
  Appendix 2-D - Reportable Quantities (Chem Name)
 
Section 3 - Site Investigation Design And Implementation
  Appendix 3-A - Guidance for the Evaluation of Imported and Exported Fill Material, Including Contaminant Characterization of Stockpiles
 
Section 4 - Soil Sample Collection Approaches
  Appendix 4-A1 - Volatile Chemicals Requiring Field Preservation of Soil Sample Increments
  Appendix 4-A2a - Semi-volatile or Otherwise Unstable Chemicals Requiring Laboratory Subsampling of Soil Samples Prior to Processing
  Appendix 4-A2b - Physiochemical Constants for Targeted PAHs
 
Section 5 - Soil and Sediment Sampling Guidance
 
Section 6 - Groundwater and Surface Water Sampling Guidance
 
Section 7 - Soil Vapor and Indoor Air Sampling Guidance
 
Section 8 - Field Screening Methods
 
Section 9 - Supplemental Guidance for Select Contaminants of Concern
  Appendix 9-A - General Pesticide Information
  Appendix 9-B - Initial Shortlist of Pesticides Used in Sugarcane and Pineapple Operations and Selection for Further Consideration
  Appendix 9-C - Summary of Pesticides Used in Sugarcane and Pineapple Operations and Selection for Further Consideration
  Appendix 9-D - Guidance Fact Sheet for Use When Petroleum Contamination is Encountered During Subsurface Soil Excavation
  Appendix 9-E - Update to Soil Action Levels for Inorganic Arsenic and Recommended Soil Management Practices
  Appendix 9-F - Update to Soil Action Levels for TEQ Dioxins and Recommended Soil Management Practices
 
Section 10 - Data Quality Assurance and Quality Control
 
Section 11 - Handling and Analysis of Samples
  Appendix 11-A - Laboratory Methods, Containers, Preservation, and Holding Times for Multi Increment Soil Samples
  Appendix 11-B - Laboratory Methods, Containers, Preservation, and Holding Times for Groundwater Samples
 
Section 13 - Environmental Hazard Evaluation
 
Section 14 - Removal Actions
 
Section 15 - Fast Track Cleanups
  Appendix 15-A Fast Track Cleanups Site Screening Form
  Appendix 15-B Fast Track Cleanups Application and Agreement Form
  Appendix 15-C Fast Track Cleanups Frequently Asked Questions
 
Section 16 - Remedial Actions
 
Section 18 - Report Formats and Content Guidelines
 
Section 19 - Site Closures
  Appendix 19-A - Long-Term Management of Petroleumcontaminated Soil and Groundwater 
 
Master Reference List
 
Master Acronym and Abbreviation List
 
Log of TGM Updates
 
Additional Guidance Documents
  (HDOH, 2017d) Guidance for Soil Stockpile Characterization and Evaluation of Imported and Exported Fill Material.
  (HDOH 2012c) Field Investigation of the Chemistry and Toxicity of TPH in Petroleum Vapors: Implications for Potential Vapor Intrusion Hazards.
  (HDOH 2011d) Summary of Pesticide and Dioxin Contamination Associated with Former Sugarcane Operations.
  (HDOH 2011i) Use of Decision Unit and Multi-increment Soil Sample Investigation Approaches to Characterize a Subsurface Solvent Plume.
  (HDOH, 2011b) Technical Guidance Manual Notes: Decision Unit and Multi-increment Sample Investigations.
  (HDOH 2011f) Screening for Environmental Hazards at Sites with Contaminated Soil and Groundwater.
  (HDOH 2007c) Long-term Management of Petroleum-Contaminated Soil and Groundwater.
  (HDOH 2007) Use of laboratory batch tests to evaluate potential leaching of contaminants from soill.