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Main Title Bioventing Approach to Remediate a Gasoline Contaminated Subsurface.
Author Kampbell, D. H. ; Wilson, J. T. ; Griffin, C. J. ;
CORP Author Traverse Group, Inc., Traverse City, MI.;Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Lab., Ada, OK.
Publisher c1992
Year Published 1992
Report Number EPA-DW69934659; EPA/600/A-92/220;
Stock Number PB93-119816
Additional Subjects Biodeterioration ; Soil gases ; Volatile organic compounds ; Oil pollution ; Hazardous materials ; Biological treatment ; Gasoline ; Underground storage ; Storage tanks ; Microbial degradation ; Design criteria ; Evaluation ; Soil venting ; Remedial action ; Cleanup
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NTIS  PB93-119816 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 6p
Abstract Bioventing is a subsurface process using an air stream to enhance biodegradation of oily contaminants. Two pilot-scale bioventing systems were installed at a field site. Process operations began in October 1990. The field site is located at an air station. A spill in 1969 of about 100,000 kilograms aviation gasoline was caused by a broken underground transfer line. A major portion of the spilled product still persists as an oily-phase residue in a 80x360 meter plume. The subsurface is a uniform beach sand with the ground water level near five meters. Prior to startup of the venting systems, a grass cover was established and a nutrient solution was dispersed throughout the unsaturated subsurface. Subsurface air flow patterns are being determined with a tracer gas of sulfur hexafloride. Soil gas, core material, and underground water are being monitored to determine the extent of remediation. Objectives of the study are to demonstrate that surface emissions of gasoline are minimal, oily residue will be reduced to <100 mg fuel carbon/Kg core material, and the process will be applicable to full-scale remediation. Flow rate is based on a calculated residence time of 24 hours. Surface emission of fuel hydrocarbons have not exceeded 1 micrograms/liter soil gas.
Supplementary Notes Pub. in Emerging Technologies for Hazardous Waste Management: 1991 Book of Abstracts for the Special Symposium, Atlanta, GA., Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Division, American Chemical Society, October 1-3, 1991. See also PB92-121342. Sponsored by Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Lab., Ada, OK.
NTIS Title Notes Book chapter.
Category Codes 68C; 68; 97K; 57K
NTIS Prices PC A02/MF A01
Primary Description 600/15
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 235324190
Origin NTIS
Type CAT