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Main Title Assessment of Volatile Organic Emissions from a Petroleum Refinery Land Treatment Site.
Author Wetherold, R. G. ; Eklund, B. M. ; Blaney, B. L. ; Thorneloe, S. A. ;
CORP Author Radian Corp., Austin, TX.;Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH. Hazardous Waste Engineering Research Lab.
Year Published 1986
Report Number EPA-68-02-3994; EPA/600/D-86/074;
Stock Number PB86-184603
Additional Subjects Petroleum industry ; Air pollution control ; Organic compounds ; Fugitive emissions ; Land disposal
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB86-184603 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/21/1988
Collation 8p
A field assessment was performed to measure the emissions of volatile organics from a petroleum refinery landtreatment site. As part of the study, the emissions of total volatile organics from surface-applied and subsurface-injected oily sludge were measured over a five week period. The effect of soil tilling on the emissions was also monitored. Volatile organic emission rates were measured using the emission isolation flux chamber method. Soil samples were collected during the test periods for determination of soil properties and oil levels. Soil surface and ambient temperatures inside the flux chambers were also measured throughout the test periods to determine their influence on emission rates.