Research on the Management of Contaminated Sites

Image of rusted oil barrels at an industrial siteAcross the U.S., there are thousands of sites contaminated by releases of chemicals and toxins. These sites detract from human health and well-being, disrupt ecosystem services, and limit productive use of the land. EPA is providing innovative science solutions for contaminated sites, while restoring and protecting the environment and public health from exposure to environmental chemicals and toxins.

EPA land research includes the following:

Contaminated Soils and Sediments

Contaminated Sites

Science Inventory Resources

The Science Inventory is a searchable database of research products primarily from EPA's Office of Research and Development. See: all Science Inventory resources.