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TGM for the Implementation of the Hawai'i State Contingency Plan

Technical Guidance Manual
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Updated: April 11, 2018

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Full Technical Guidance Manual 26.6 MB
Section 1 - HEER Responsibilities, And Organization 164 KB
  Appendix 1-A - HEER Office Organizational Chart 97 KB
Section 2 - Site Discovery, Investigation, and Cleanup 237 KB
  Appendix 2-A - Release Inventory Guideline 86 KB
  Appendix 2-B - Release Notification Guideline 101 KB
  Appendix 2-C - Reportable Quantities (Abst Number) 187 KB
  Appendix 2-D - Reportable Quantities (Chem Name) 191 KB
Section 3 - Site Investigation Design And Implementation 1.9 MB
  Appendix 3-A - Guidance for the Evaluation of Imported and Exported Fill Material, Including Contaminant Characterization of Stockpiles 3.5 MB
Section 4 - Soil Sample Collection Approaches 4.1 MB
  Appendix 4-A - Recommendations for MIS Field Preservation or Laboratory Subsampling Based on Overall Chemical Stability 129 KB
Section 5 - Soil and Sediment Sampling Guidance 1.8 MB
Section 6 - Groundwater and Surface Water Sampling Guidance 1.6 MB
Section 7 - Soil Vapor and Indoor Air Sampling Guidance 3.9 MB
Section 8 - Field Screening Methods 982 KB
Section 9 - Supplemental Guidance for Select Contaminants of Concern 383 KB
  Appendix 9-A - General Pesticide Information 122 KB
  Appendix 9-B - Initial Shortlist of Pesticides Used in Sugarcane and Pineapple Operations and Selection for Further Consideration 127 KB
  Appendix 9-C - Summary of Pesticides Used in Sugarcane and Pineapple Operations and Selection for Further Consideration 127 KB
  Appendix 9-D - Guidance Fact Sheet for Use When Petroleum Contamination is Encountered During Subsurface Soil Excavation 123 KB
  Appendix 9-E - Update to Soil Action Levels for Inorganic Arsenic and Recommended Soil Management Practices 405 KB
  Appendix 9-F - Update to Soil Action Levels for TEQ Dioxins and Recommended Soil Management Practices 444 KB
Section 10 - Data Quality Assurance and Quality Control 211 KB
Section 11 - Handling and Analysis of Samples 482 KB
  Appendix 11-A - Laboratory Methods, Containers, Preservation, and Holding Times for Multi Increment Soil Samples 124 KB
  Appendix 11-B - Laboratory Methods, Containers, Preservation, and Holding Times for Groundwater Samples 116 KB
Section 13 - Environmental Hazard Evaluation 1.4 MB
Section 14 - Removal Actions 141 KB
Section 15 - Fast Track Cleanups 380 KB
  Appendix 15-A Fast Track Cleanups Site Screening Form 101 KB
  Appendix 15-B Fast Track Cleanups Application and Agreement Form 141 KB
  Appendix 15-C Fast Track Cleanups Frequently Asked Questions 106 KB
Section 16 - Remedial Actions 170 KB
Section 18 - Report Formats and Content Guidelines 319 KB
Section 19 - Site Closures 165 KB
  Appendix 19-A - Long-Term Management of Petroleumcontaminated Soil and Groundwater  231 KB
Section 21 - Environmental Risk Assessment Guidance for Marine Coastal Environments 3.7 MB
Master Reference List 320 KB
Master Acronym and Abbreviation List 125 KB
Log of TGM Updates 114 KB
Additional Guidance Documents 111 KB
  (HDOH, 2017d) Guidance for Soil Stockpile Characterization and Evaluation of Imported and Exported Fill Material. 3.4 MB
  (HDOH 2012c) Field Investigation of the Chemistry and Toxicity of TPH in Petroleum Vapors: Implications for Potential Vapor Intrusion Hazards. 13.8 MB
  (HDOH 2011d) Summary of Pesticide and Dioxin Contamination Associated with Former Sugarcane Operations. 416 KB
  (HDOH 2011i) Use of Decision Unit and Multi-increment Soil Sample Investigation Approaches to Characterize a Subsurface Solvent Plume. 4.2 MB
  (HDOH, 2011b) Technical Guidance Manual Notes: Decision Unit and Multi-increment Sample Investigations. 4.2 MB
  (HDOH 2011f) Screening for Environmental Hazards at Sites with Contaminated Soil and Groundwater. 5.3 MB
  (HDOH 2007c) Long-term Management of Petroleum-Contaminated Soil and Groundwater. 161 KB
  (HDOH 2007) Use of laboratory batch tests to evaluate potential leaching of contaminants from soill. 215 KB