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Main Title Environmental monitoring near industrial sites : trichloroethylene.
CORP Author Battelle Columbus Labs., Ohio.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C. Office of Toxic Substances.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Toxic Substances,
Year Published 1977
Report Number EPA 560-6-77-024; EPA-68-01-1983
Stock Number PB-273 203
OCLC Number 42242920
Subjects Environmental monitoring--United States. ; Trichloroethylene--United States--Measurement. ; Factory and trade waste--United States--Measurement. ; Trichloroethylene--Measurement--United States. ; Factory and trade waste--Measurement--United States.
Additional Subjects Environmental surveys ; Industrial wastes ; Chemical analysis ; Chemical industry ; Chlorine organic compounds ; Sites ; Monitoring ; Samples ; Gas chromatography ; Concentration(Composition) ; Air pollution ; Water pollution ; Soil analysis ; Sediments ; Gas analysis ; Water analysis ; Ethylene/trichloro ; Air pollution detection ; Water pollution detection ; Electron capture detectors
Internet Access
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http://nepis.epa.gov/Exe/ZyPDF.cgi?Dockey=91012HCP.PDF
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EJAD  EPA 560/6-77-024 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 01/14/2000
EJBD ARCHIVE EPA 560-6-77-024 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 09/04/2012
EJBD  EPA 560-6-77-024 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 10/07/2014
EKAM  EPA 560/6-77/024 Region 4 Library/Atlanta,GA 08/27/1999
EKBD  EPA-560/6-77-024 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 05/30/2003
ELBD  EPA 560-6-77-024 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 08/26/2016
EOBD  EPA 560-6-77-024 NEIC Library/Denver,CO 03/14/2016
NTIS  PB-273 203 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/23/1988
Collation 77 unnumbered pages in various pagings : illustrations ; 28 cm
Abstract
The levels of trichloroethylene (TCE) in various environmental media were determined at four production sites, one user site, and a background site. The ambient air level was determined on-site by direct injection of the ambient air into a gas chromatograph followed by detection and quantification with an electron capture detector. Water, soil, and sediment samples were returned to Battelle for analyses. For the analyses of water samples, TCE was sparged from the water collected on a trap material using a commercial liquid sample concentrator. The trapped organic material was then backflushed onto a gas chromatograph column which was connected to an electron capture detector used to quantify the TCE in the original sample. A similar technique was used for the quantification of TCE in soil and sediment. The results from the analyses and detailed descriptions of the sampling locations are given and keyed to site maps. Considerable variation was observed in the maximum downwind levels of TCE at various production plants. Concentrations in ambient air ranged from less than 1 ppb to 270 ppb. Concentrations in surface water in the vicinity of production and user plants was even more variable ranging from fractions of a ppb to over 5 ppm. Concentrations in soil and sediment range from the limits of detection to over 100 ppb.
Notes
"EPA-560/6-77-024." EPA contract no. 68-01-1983; EPA project officer: Vincent J. DeCarlo.