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Finding the best test Tom Cairney looks at the problems of selecting a laboratory testing regime appropriate to identifying actual risks in contaminated land investigations

When the Environment Act (1995) comes into force this summer, contaminated land assessments will have to be justified on the 'source-pathway-target' basis. This is likely to exacerbate an already obvious weakness in current contaminated land investigation practice: selecting an appropriate testing regime to identify what risks actually exist.

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