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Step 1.1 Identifying Exposure Categories

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You have collected preliminary information about possible exposure pathways at Oak Estates. Now you need to decide whether the exposure pathway you identified is complete, potential, or eliminated based on the following findings.

Findings: Site investigation reports state that Aroclor1254 and arsenic are in surface soil samples collected at a closed landfill. People living in a retirement community built on the landfill have flower gardens. No surface soil samples have been collected from the flower beds.

Pathway elements: Click on the appropriate checkboxes to identify the pathway elements addressed in the findings.

Contaminant source or release

 

Environmental fate and transport

 

Exposure point or area

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Exposure route

 

Potentially exposed population

 

To check your answer, click on the View Correct Selections link.

Pathway type: Click on each pathway arrow below. Then click on the link to accept or reject that pathway type based on the findings for the site.

Completed pathway *
 

Accept

Reject

Potential pathway *
 

Accept

Reject

Incomplete pathway *
 

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