Action-oriented characterization at Argonne National Laboratory

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Argonne National Laboratory-East and the US Department of Energy have initiated a voluntary corrective action strategy to characterize and clean up some of the on-site solid waste management units that are subject to the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Corrective Action process. This strategy is designed for the current atmosphere of reduced funding levels and, increased demands for cleanup actions. A focused characterization program is used to identify and roughly delineate the areas of greatest risk, relying as much as possible on existing data about the site; then, removal or interim remedial actions are implemented, where appropriate. Two interim cleanup ... continued below

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Moos, L.P. & Swale, R.E. June 1, 1995.

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Argonne National Laboratory-East and the US Department of Energy have initiated a voluntary corrective action strategy to characterize and clean up some of the on-site solid waste management units that are subject to the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Corrective Action process. This strategy is designed for the current atmosphere of reduced funding levels and, increased demands for cleanup actions. A focused characterization program is used to identify and roughly delineate the areas of greatest risk, relying as much as possible on existing data about the site; then, removal or interim remedial actions are implemented, where appropriate. Two interim cleanup operations were completed in 1994. Two additional interim actions are planned for 1995. Future actions may include decontamination operations, soil remediation, and construction of containment barriers.

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INIS; OSTI as DE95013444

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  • Conference on challenges and innovations in the management of hazardous waste, Washington, DC (United States), 10-12 May 1995

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  • Other: DE95013444
  • Report No.: ANL/EMO/CP--86349
  • Report No.: CONF-9505101--3
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 71664
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc711643

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Moos, L.P. & Swale, R.E. Action-oriented characterization at Argonne National Laboratory, article, June 1, 1995; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc711643/: accessed August 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.