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Remediation Phase

Institutional Controls (ICs)

Institutional controls (ICs) are administrative or legal controls that prevent unacceptable human exposure to contamination or protect the integrity of an engineering control (ECs) by limiting land or resource use. ICs can supplement ECs, or they may be a stand-alone response.

Long-Term Contaminant Management Using Institutional Controls (IC-1)
Section 1 (Introduction)
Addresses long-term contaminant management using administrative or legal restrictions called institutional controls (ICs).

Permeable Reactive Barriers (PRB-5)
Section 2.8 (Institutional Controls)
Describes how the deployment of a PRB can require the enactment of institutional controls (ICs).

Vapor Intrusion Mitigation (VIM-1)
IC Tech Sheet (Lists 4 Categories of ICs)
Describes the use of remediation systems and institutional controls (ICs) as a means of VI mitigation.