IDEM Screening and Closure Level Tables

IDEM began publishing risk-based tables in 1996. This page provides links to the various tables, usually in both Adobe Acrobat and Excel versions.

2017 Screening Level Table

IDEM’s 2017 Screening Level Table is effective beginning March 6, 2017. The six-month transition period ends September 6, 2017. The explanatory text is unchanged from 2016.

2016 Screening Level Table

IDEM’s 2016 Screening Level Table is effective beginning March 7, 2016. The six-month transition period ends September 7, 2016.

2015 Screening Level Table

IDEM’s 2015 Screening Level Table is effective beginning March 2, 2015. The six-month transition period ends September 2, 2015.

2014 Screening Level Table

IDEM’s 2014 Screening Level Table is effective beginning March 5, 2014. The six-month transition period ends September 5, 2014.

2013 Screening Level Table

IDEM’s 2013 Screening Level Table is effective beginning March 1, 2013. The six-month transition period ends September 1, 2013.

2012 Screening Level Table

IDEM issued the 2012 Screening Level Table in conjunction with the Remediation Closure Guide on March 22, 2012. The six-month transition period ends September 22, 2012. See Section 1.4 of the Remediation Program Guide for additional information on transition policies.

2009 Default Closure Level Table

IDEM issued the 2009 Default Closure Level Table on May 1, 2009. See Announcement of revisions to the 2006 Risk Integrated System of Closure (RISC) Default Closure Tables for additional information.

2006 Default Closure Level Table

IDEM issued the 2006 Default Closure Level Table on January 31, 2006. IDEM subsequently revised closure levels for certain polyaromatic hydrocarbons on August 1, 2006. The links below do not reflect the August 1, 2006 changes. See Announcement of Certain Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH) closure level changes for additional information.

2004 Default Closure Level Table

IDEM issued the 2004 Default Closure Level Table on January 1, 2004. This table replaces an improperly constructed July 29, 2003 table that IDEM subsequently withdrew.

2001 Default Closure Level Table

IDEM issued the 2001 Default Closure Level Table on February 15, 2001, in conjunction with the Risk Integrated System of Closure (RISC) Technical Resource Guidance Document. The twelve month transition period ended February 15, 2002. IDEM corrected errata in these tables on July 24, 2001, and the linked tables below include those corrections.

1996 Voluntary Remediation Program (VRP) Tier II Table

IDEM’s VRP published Tier II Cleanup Goals as part of the July 1996 Voluntary Remediation Program Resource Guide.