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Main Title The prevalence of subsurface migration of hazardous chemical substances at selected industrial waste land disposal sites.
Author Miller, D. W. ; Braids, O. C. ; Walker., W. H.
CORP Author United States. Environmental Protection Agency.
Publisher Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Solid Waste ; For sale by the National Technical Information Service,
Year Published 1977
Report Number -; EPA/530/SW-634; SW-634; EPA-68-01-3703
Stock Number PB-272 973
OCLC Number 03532256
ISBN pbk.
Subjects Waste disposal in the ground.
Additional Subjects Soil pollution ; Waste disposal in the ground ; Seepage--Waste disposal ; Industrial wastes ; Hazardous materials ; Water pollution ; Solid waste disposal ; Metals ; Leaching ; Cyanides ; Arsonic ; Selenium ; Organic compounds ; Gas chromatography ; Concentration(Composition) ; Earth fills ; Lagoons(Ponds) ; Soil analysis ; Tables(Data) ; Sites ; Sampling ; Monitoring ; Ground water ; Land disposal ; Water pollution sampling ; Heavy metals ; Liquid wastes
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EJBD ARCHIVE EPA 530-SW-634 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 01/24/2011
EJBD  EPA 530-SW-634 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 09/11/2014
EJBM  RA571.U58 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 01/01/1988
EKAM  EPA/530/SW-634 Region 4 Library/Atlanta,GA 09/02/1994
EKBD  EPA-530/SW-634 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 05/02/2003
ESAD  EPA 530-SW-634 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 03/23/2010
NTIS  PB-272 973 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 01/01/1988
Collation 519 p. in various pagings : maps ; 26 cm.
The purpose of the investigation was to determine the prevalence of subsurface migration of hazardous chemical constituents at 50 land disposal sites that had received large volumes of industrial wastes. The facilities include landfills, lagoons, and combinations of the two, both active and abandoned. They are located in 11 states in the humid region, east of the Mississippi River. Hazardous substances include (1) heavy metals other than iron and manganese, (2) cyanide, arsenic, and selenium, (3) organic substances as determined by gas chromatography. At 43 of the 50 sites migration of one or more hazardous constituents was confirmed. Migration of heavy metals was confirmed at 40 sites; selenium, arsenic and/or cyanide at 30 sites; and organic chemicals at 27 sites. Eighty-six wells and springs used for monitoring yielded water containing one or more hazardous substances with concentrations above background.
On cover: A current report on solid waste management. Contract no. 68-01-2966. Issued Oct. 1977.