Title: CARACAS / NICOLE Joint Statement: Towards a Better Future: Establishing Fitness for Use and Sustainable 
Resource Type: document --> guidance / decision support 
Country: EU Projects 
Year: 1997 
Availability: NICOLE (1997) CARACAS / NICOLE Joint Statement: Towards a Better Future: Establishing Fitness for Use and Sustainable. NICOLE Secretariat, TNO-MEP, Postbus 342, 7300 AH Appeldoorn, the Netherlands 
Author 1/Producer: NICOLE and CARACAS 
Author / Producer Type: Professional / trade / industry associations, institutes or networks 
Report / download web link (=direct link): http://www.nicole.org  
Format (e.g. PDF): PDF 
Size: (e.g. 20mb) 37 
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Contaminated land-->Contaminated land overview
Contaminated land-->policy and regulatory
Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Risk assessment overview
 
Long description: Past and present human activities which introduce contaminants to the soil and groundwater have resulted in some 750,000 sites across Europe with suspected contamination. Some of these sites may endanger water resources, ecosystems, and/or human health. Better methods are needed for assessing the likely impacts on humans and the environment… 
Link to Project(s): CARACAS Concerted Action on Risk Assessment for Contaminated Sites in the European Union
 
Link to Organisation(s): NICOLE Network for Industrially Contaminated Land in Europe
 
Submitted By: Paul Bardos WhoDoesWhat?      Last update: 10/10/2006