Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL)
Remedial Goal Option (RGO)
data quality objectives
Environmental Laws, Regulations and Department Directives
28. Environmental restoration personnel shall demonstrate a working level knowledge of the
following Department of Energy (DOE) directives:
DOE P 450.1, General Environmental Protection Program
DOE O 231.1, Environmental Safety and Health Reporting
Supporting Knowledge and/or Skills
a. Discuss the relationship between Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and
Liability Act and DOE P 450.1, General Environmental Protection Program.
b. Identify and explain the guiding principles for environmental restoration personnel in performing
c. Discuss the purpose of the Annual Site Environmental Report as outlined in DOE O 231.1,
Environmental Safety and Health Reporting.
29. Environmental restoration personnel shall demonstrate a working level knowledge of the
purpose and processes required by the Comprehensive Environmental Response,
Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) as outlined in the National Contingency Plan.
Supporting knowledge and/or Skills
a. Discuss the general purpose of CERCLA as it applies to risks to human health and the
environment resulting from releases or threatened releases of hazardous substances into the
b. Identify what constitutes a hazardous substance under CERCLA.
c. Explain the intent of the Hazardous Substance Response Trust Fund.
d. Describe the National Oil and Hazardous Substance Response Trust Fund.
e. Describe when a hazardous substance release is subject to CERCLA reporting requirements.
Describe the objectives of the National Priorities List and Hazard Ranking System.
g. List the processes associated with the Hazardous Substance Response Process.
h. Discuss the Department's CERCLA policies and procedures.