Vadose zone characterization project at the Hanford Tank Farms: BY Tank Farm report

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The US Department of Energy Grand Junction Office (GJO) was tasked by the DOE Richland Operations Office (DOE-RL) to perform a baseline characterization of the contamination distributed in the vadoze zone sediment beneath and around the single-shell tanks (SSTs) at the Hanford Site. The intent of this characterization is to determine the nature and extent of the contamination, to identify contamination sources, and to develop a baseline of the contamination distribution that will permit future data comparisons. This characterization work also allows an initial assessment of the impacts of the vadose zone contamination as required by the Resource Conservation and ... continued below

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Kos, S.E. February 1, 1997.

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The US Department of Energy Grand Junction Office (GJO) was tasked by the DOE Richland Operations Office (DOE-RL) to perform a baseline characterization of the contamination distributed in the vadoze zone sediment beneath and around the single-shell tanks (SSTs) at the Hanford Site. The intent of this characterization is to determine the nature and extent of the contamination, to identify contamination sources, and to develop a baseline of the contamination distribution that will permit future data comparisons. This characterization work also allows an initial assessment of the impacts of the vadose zone contamination as required by the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). This characterization project involves acquiring information about the vadose zone contamination with borehole geophysical logging methods and documenting that information in a series of reports. Data from boreholes surrounding each tank are compiled into individual Tank Summary Data Reports. The data from each tank farm are then compiled and summarized in a Tank Farm Report. This document is the Tank Farm Report for the BY Tank Farm.

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INIS; OSTI as DE97003306

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  • Other Information: PBD: Feb 1997

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  • Other: DE97003306
  • Report No.: GJO--96-2-TAR
  • Report No.: GJO--HAN-6
  • Grant Number: AC13-96GJ87335
  • DOI: 10.2172/437678 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 437678
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc681544

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Kos, S.E. Vadose zone characterization project at the Hanford Tank Farms: BY Tank Farm report, report, February 1, 1997; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc681544/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.