Response to Buchwalter et al.: Further Considerations for Modernising Water Quality Criteria in the USA and Elsewhere

Michael St John Warne, Rick A. van Dam, Graeme E. Batley, Jennifer L. Stauber

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Abstract

The Buchwalter et al. ET&C Focus article [1] is a very timely piece given the review of the method used by the USEPA to derive water quality criteria (WQC; [2]), and also because of the ongoing push for increased international harmonization of derivation methods for WQC (and their analogues in other jurisdictions) (e.g. [3, 4, 5]). Buchwalter et al. [1] provide a cogent argument not only for the expansion of the definition of data that are acceptable to derive WQC, but also for a more holistic paradigm to deriving WQC.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1422-1424
Number of pages3
JournalEnvironmental Toxicology and Chemistry
Volume36
Issue number6
Early online date25 May 2017
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis

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