risk assessment

Soil | Agriculture

Site contamination

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According to the Federal Soil Conservation Act (Bundes-Bodenschutzgesetz), “site contamination” is contamination at abandoned waste or industrial sites that provokes deleterious changes in the ground or other threats to public health. Such phenomena are caused by improper handling, storage or depositing of waste and improper use of environmentally hazardous substances. read more

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