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Main Title Review of Intrinsic Bioremediation of TCE in Groundwater at Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey and St. Joseph, Michigan.
Author Wilson, J. T. ; Kampbell, D. ; Weaver, J. ; Wilson, B. ; Imbrigiotta, T. ;
CORP Author National Risk Management Research Lab., Ada, OK. Subsurfaces Protection and Remediation Div. ;Geological Survey, Trenton, NJ.
Publisher 1995
Year Published 1995
Report Number EPA/600/A-95/096;
Stock Number PB95-252995
Additional Subjects Ground water ; Dechlorination ; Water pollution control ; Biodegradation ; Chlorine organic compounds ; Plumes ; Reduction(Chemistry) ; TCE(Trichloroethylene) ; Picatinny arsenal ; St. Joseph(Michigan)
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NTIS  PB95-252995 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 11/25/1995
Collation 13p
Reductive dechlorination occurs frequently in large trichloroethylene (TCE) plumes. TCE is transformed largely to cis-dichloroethylene (cis-DCE), then to vinyl chloride, and finally to compounds that do not contain organic chlorine. This abstract evaluates the rate and extent of natural reductive dechlorination of TCE in two large plumes with similar properties. The half life for attenuation of TCE and its dechlorination products was approximately six months in both plumes. The rates of attenuation in the two plumes are slow as humans experience time. In particular, they are slow compared to the time usually devoted to site characterization. However, in plumes with a long residence time, on the order of decades, they have significance for protection of waters that receive the plumes.