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Environmental Protection Indicators for California (EPIC) April 2002

Cover of EPIC reportThe 2002 EPIC report is available for download as either a series of pdf files or as one large file. You will need the free program Adobe Acrobat Reader to view or print these files.

This 300-page report describes the process for the identification and selection of environmental indicators that are adopted as part of the EPIC system, and presents the initial set of environmental indicators.

Contents  
Cover Material  
Message from the Secretaries  
Front Matter (Inside cover, Acknowledgments and Table of Contents)  
Executive Summary  
Chapter 1 Introduction
  The Directive
  Overview of the Indicators
Conceptual Model for Environmental Indicators
Chapter 2 The Environmental Indicators for California (EPIC) Process
  Scope of the EPIC Project
  The Indicator Identification and Selection Process
Chapter 3 The Environmental Indicators
  Introduction, Chapter Organization
  Background Indicators
  Air Quality
  Water
  Land, Waste and Materials Management
  Pesticides
Transboundary Issues
  Environmental Exposure Impacts Upon Human Health
  Ecosystem Health
 
Chapter 4 Findings and the Future Directions
  Introduction
  Issue Area-Specific Findings and Future Directions
  Future Directions for the EPIC Project
   
Appendix A EPIC Project Collaborators
Appendix B Types of Indicators
Appendix C Glossary
   
or if you prefer Download the entire EPIC Report (3,212 kb)
 
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