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Main Title Natural attenuation for groundwater remediation /
Publisher National Academy Press,
Year Published 2000
OCLC Number 43884507
ISBN 0585367906; 9780585367903; 0309069327; 9780309069328
Subjects Hazardous wastes--Natural attenuation--Evaluation ; In situ bioremediation--Evaluation ; Hazardous waste site remediation--Evaluation ; Groundwater--Purification
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Table of contents
Table of contents
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHAM  TD1060.N37 2000 2 Copies - 1 in REF Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 12/06/2012
EIAM  TD1060.N37 2000 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 06/21/2002
ELBM  TD1060.N37 2000 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 10/25/2002
EMBM  TD1060.N37 2000 2 copies NRMRL/GWERD Library/Ada,OK 07/15/2000
ERAM  TD1060.N37 2000 HWC 2 copies Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 11/05/2014
Collation xiv, 274 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
1. Introduction: Using Natural Processes in Groundwater Restoration. Historical Role of Natural Cleanup Processes. Limitations of Engineered Remediation Systems. Increasing Reliance on Natural Attenuation. Increasing Variety of Contaminants Considered for Natural Attenuation. Increasing Number of Natural Attenuation Protocols. Increasing Public Concerns. Focus of This Report -- 2. Community Concerns about Natural Attenuation. Specific Community Concerns. Basis for Community Concerns. Principles of Community Involvement. Mechanisms for Involving the Community -- 3. Scientific Basis for Natural Attenuation. Contaminants and Hydrogeologic Settings. Removal of Contaminant Sources. Movement of Contaminants in the Subsurface. Transformation of Contaminants in the Subsurface. Transformation by Microorganisms. Transformation by Chemical Reactions. Integration of the Mechanisms That Affect Subsurface Contaminants. Case Studies of Natural Attenuation.