Innovative technology for expedited site remediation of extensive surface and subsurface contamination

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Large scale surface and subsurface contamination resulted from numerous releases of feed stock, process streams, waste streams, and final product at a major chemical plant. Soil and groundwater was contaminated by numerous compounds including lead, tetraethyl lead, ethylene dibromide, ethylene dichloride, and toluene. The state administrative order dictated that the site be investigated fully, that remedial alternative be evaluated, and that the site be remediated within a year period. Because of the acute toxicity and extreme volatility of tetraethyl lead and other organic compounds present at the site and the short time frame ordered by the regulators, innovative approaches were ... continued below

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Audibert, J.M.E. & Lew, L.R. December 31, 1994.

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Large scale surface and subsurface contamination resulted from numerous releases of feed stock, process streams, waste streams, and final product at a major chemical plant. Soil and groundwater was contaminated by numerous compounds including lead, tetraethyl lead, ethylene dibromide, ethylene dichloride, and toluene. The state administrative order dictated that the site be investigated fully, that remedial alternative be evaluated, and that the site be remediated within a year period. Because of the acute toxicity and extreme volatility of tetraethyl lead and other organic compounds present at the site and the short time frame ordered by the regulators, innovative approaches were needed to carry out the remediation while protecting plant workers, remediation workers, and the public.

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INIS; OSTI as DE96008767

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  • SPECTRUM `94: international nuclear and hazardous waste management conference, Atlanta, GA (United States), 14-18 Aug 1994

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  • Other: DE96008767
  • Report No.: CONF-940815--115
  • Grant Number: AR21-94MC31190
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 216295
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc670810

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Audibert, J.M.E. & Lew, L.R. Innovative technology for expedited site remediation of extensive surface and subsurface contamination, article, December 31, 1994; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc670810/: accessed April 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.