Module 3 — Task 8: Select Standards Against Which Local Status Can Be Compared
At the completion of this task, the assessment team should have:
The next step is to determine what the indicators tell about the relative status of the community’s environmental health. Standards, or benchmarks, provide a point of comparison for the community’s environmental health status. They may come from the state or national level, from a peer community, or from the community itself as it seeks to document attainment of goals over time.
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