Providing a comprehensive text and practical guide to the technical and process issues that arise in the preparation of an environmental risk assessment report, A Practical Guide to Understanding, Managing, and Reviewing Environmental Risk Assessment Reports supplies project managers and team members with information that will : Assist in effective management of all aspects of risk assessment projects ; Provide a basic understanding of the technical fields involved in the development of a risk assessment ; Enhance project team member ability to work together and with contractors ; Illustrate the basic elements of a typical risk assessment ; Provide proven methods to effectively review each interim or final contractor work product ; Help avert or solve common risk assessment report problems ; Assist in the effective use of library, government, and electronic data sources ; Provide practical strategies for development of an on-time, high-quality report within budget ; Supply a comprehensive listing of references for use in development of a risk assessment report ; Give guidance on managing risk assessments and contractors. Many technical papers, guidance documents, and books cover the technical disciplines involved in preparing specific portions of a risk assessment report. None includes the type of information you need to deal with the multitude of practical issues routinely encountered in developing environmental risk reports. The techniques offered in A Practical Guide to Understanding, Managing, and Reviewing Environmental Risk Assessment Reports will help you keep the report development process on Crack, manage and control consultants, and create a report that people tan understand, review, trust, and use. This is an excellent introductory text for students in environmental sciences, public policy analysis, regulatory affairs, as well as for citizen advocates and attorneys.