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RECORD NUMBER: 440 OF 2746
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Commonly Asked Questions Regarding the Use of Natural Attenuation for Petroleum-Contaminated Sites at Federal Facilities.|
|CORP Author||Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. ;Department of the Air Force, Washington, DC. ;Department of the Army, Washington, DC. ;Department of the Navy, Washington, DC. ;Coast Guard, Washington, DC.|
|Additional Subjects||Petroleum products ; Chemical spills ; Attenuation ; Remediation ; Hydrocarbons ; Gasoline ; Diesel fuels ; Jet engine fuels ; Leakage ; Leaching ; Environmental transport ; Plumes ; Ground water ; Water pollution control ; Soil contamination ; Land pollution control ; Absorption ; Biodegradation ; Dilution ; Dispersion ; Environmental monitoring ; Water pollution monitoring ; Cleanup ; Federal facilities|
This brochure answers commonly asked questions regarding the use of natural attenuation for petroleum-contaminated sites. It includes a definition of natural attenuation, a discussion of the circumstances under which it may be effective, and the advantages and limitations.