Groundwater & Soil Cleanup: Improving Management of by National Research Council Natl Research Council
By National Research Council Natl Research Council
Addresses the failure of the implementation of the applied sciences designed to achieve groundwater remediation because of actual or preceived hazards of capability failure in a advertisement context.
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Alternatively, the presence of fractures in the subsurface geologic formation can speed the rate of DNAPL transport. Some geologic formations, such as clayey sand Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved. ) Hanford Site Oak Ridge Reservation Rocky Flats Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory Near the northern margin of the Eastern Snake River Plain, a low-lying area of late Tertiary and Quaternary volcanism and sedimentation. Basalt covers three-quarters of its surface.
Thus, data on the number of operable units at which cleanup plans are under way cannot be compared directly to data on the total number of individual sites at which contaminant releases have been reported. DOE has estimated that a total of 10,000 sites must be cleaned up at its installations (EPA, 1997). Cleanup plans are being prepared for groundwater contamination at a total of 92 projects (or operable units), according to recent DOE data (Tolbert-Smith, 1998). Remedies have been selected for 27 (29 percent) of these projects (Tolbert-Smith, 1998).