Other people must also consider the guidelines, namely
- accredited site auditors when conducting a site audit
- contaminated land consultants when investigating, remediating, validating and reporting on contaminated sites
- those responsible for land contamination with a duty to notify the EPA.
Guidelines made by the EPA
- Guidelines for the vertical mixing of soil on former broad-acre agricultural land (PDF 148KB) (reprinted June 2003)
- Sampling design guidelines (PDF 2MB) (September 1995)
- Guidelines for assessing banana plantation sites (PDF 586KB) (reprinted August 2003)
- Guidelines for consultants reporting on contaminated sites (PDF 428KB) (reprinted August 2011)
- Guidelines for assessing former orchards and market gardens (PDF 172KB) (June 2005)
- Guidelines for the NSW Site Auditor Scheme, 3rd edition (PDF 999KB) (October 2017)
- Guidelines for the assessment and management of groundwater contamination (PDF 604KB) (March 2007)
- Guidelines on the duty to report contamination under the Contaminated Land Management Act 1997 (PDF 412KB) (September 2015)
Note: All references in the EPA's contaminated sites guidelines to
- the Australian Water Quality Guidelines for Fresh and Marine Waters (ANZECC, October 2000), are replaced as of 29 August 2018 by the Australian and New Zealand Guidelines for Fresh and Marine Water Quality (ANZG, August 2018), subject to the same terms with the exception of the Water quality for primary industries component which still refer to the ANZECC 2000 guidelines
- the National Environment Protection (Assessment of Site Contamination) Measure 1999 (NEPC 1999) are replaced as of 16 May 2013 by the National Environment Protection (Assessment of Site Contamination) Measure 1999 (April 2013), subject to the same terms.