Deployment of phytoremediation at the 317/319 area at Argonne National Laboratory - East

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The 317 and 319 Areas are located on the extreme southern end of the ANL-E site, immediately adjacent to the DuPage County Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve. The 317 Area is an active hazardous and radioactive waste processing and storage area. In the late 1950s, liquid waste was placed in the unit known as the French Drain. Since that time, this waste has migrated into underlying soil and groundwater. The principal environmental concern in the 317 Area is the presence of several VOCs in the soil and groundwater and low levels of tritium in the groundwater beneath and down gradient of ... continued below

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Negri, M. C.; Hinchman, R. R.; Quinn, J. & Wozniak, J. February 10, 2000.

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The 317 and 319 Areas are located on the extreme southern end of the ANL-E site, immediately adjacent to the DuPage County Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve. The 317 Area is an active hazardous and radioactive waste processing and storage area. In the late 1950s, liquid waste was placed in the unit known as the French Drain. Since that time, this waste has migrated into underlying soil and groundwater. The principal environmental concern in the 317 Area is the presence of several VOCs in the soil and groundwater and low levels of tritium in the groundwater beneath and down gradient of the site. The 319 Area Landfill and French Drain are located immediately adjacent to the 317 Area. The principal environmental concern in the 319 Area is the presence of radioactive materials in the waste mound, in the leachate in the mound, and in the shallow groundwater immediately down gradient of the landfill. Several interim actions have already been implemented in this area, to reduce the VOC and tritium releases from these areas, as the result of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Facility Investigation (RFI) conducted from December 1994 through September 1996.

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INIS; OSTI as DE00751906

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  • Workshop on Phytoremediation of Inorganic Contaminants, Argonne, IL (US), 11/30/1999--12/02/1999

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  • Report No.: ANL/ES/CP-101048
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 751906
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc704770

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Negri, M. C.; Hinchman, R. R.; Quinn, J. & Wozniak, J. Deployment of phytoremediation at the 317/319 area at Argonne National Laboratory - East, article, February 10, 2000; Argonne, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc704770/: accessed October 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.