Full Record Display for the EPA National Library Catalog

RECORD NUMBER: 2 OF 2

OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Sediment dredging at Superfund megasites : assessing the effectiveness /
CORP Author National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Sediment Dredging at Superfund Megasites.
Publisher National Academies Press,
Year Published 2007
OCLC Number 290499826
ISBN 9780309109789; 0309109787; 0309109736; 9780309109734
Subjects Dredging--Environmental aspects. ; Dredging spoil. ; Contaminated sediments--Environmental aspects. ; Hazardous waste site remediation--United States. ; TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING--Hydraulics.
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Ebook Library http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=3378310
ebrary http://site.ebrary.com/id/10201106
EBSCOhost http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=213820
MyiLibrary http://www.myilibrary.com?id=110997
National Academies Press http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=11968
National Academies Press http://books.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=11968
MyiLibrary, Table of contents http://www.myilibrary.com?id=110997&ref=toc
http://site.ebrary.com/lib/soas/Doc?id=10201106
Alberta Government Library Access http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=e000xna&AN=213820
Concordia University of Edmonton Access http://site.ebrary.com/lib/concordiaab/Doc?id=10201106
Grande Prairie Regional College Access http://ezproxy.agpc.talonline.ca:80/login?url=http://site.ebrary.com/lib/gprc/Doc?id=10201106
MacEwan University Access http://site.ebrary.com/lib/macewan/Doc?id=10201106
Red Deer College Access http://site.ebrary.com/lib/rdcollege/Doc?id=10201106
http://0-site.ebrary.com.webpac.lvlspa.org/lib/moravianlibrary/Doc?id=10201106
http://site.ebrary.com/lib/interpuertorico/Doc?id=10201106
http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/columbia/detail.action?docID=3378310
http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ucm/detail.action?docID=3378310
ProQuest Ebook Central http://public.ebookcentral.proquest.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=3378310
http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/warw/detail.action?docID=3378310
Holdings
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
Modified
Checkout
Status
ERAM  TC 187 .N387 2007 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 12/14/2007
Collation 1 online resource (xix, 294 pages) : illustrations
Notes Includes bibliographical references. Print version record.
Contents Notes "Some of the nation's estuaries, lakes and other water bodies contain contaminated sediments that can adversely affect fish and wildlife and may then find their way into people's diets. Dredging is one of the few options available for attempting to clean up contaminated sediments, but it can uncover and re-suspend buried contaminants, creating additional exposures for wildlife and people. At the request of Congress, EPA asked the National Research Council (NRC) to evaluate dredging as a cleanup technique. The book finds that, based on a review of available evidence, dredging's ability to decrease environmental and health risks is still an open question. Analysis of pre-dredging and post-dredging at about 20 sites found a wide range of outcomes in terms of surface sediment concentrations of contaminants: some sites showed increases, some no change, and some decreases in concentrations. Evaluating the potential long-term benefits of dredging will require that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency step up monitoring activities before, during and after individual cleanups to determine whether it is working there and what combinations of techniques are most effective."--Publisher's description. Summary -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Sediment management at Superfund megasites -- 3. Effectiveness of environmental dredging in reducing risk : framework for evaluation -- 4. Evaluation of dredging effectiveness : what has experience taught us? -- 5. Monitoring for effectiveness : current practices and proposed improvements -- 6. Dredging at Superfund megasites : improving future decision-making -- Appendix A: Statement of task for the Committee on Sediment Dredging at Superfund Megasites -- Appendix B: Biographic information on the Committee on Sediment Dredging at Superfund Megasites -- Appendix C: Summary of remedial action objectives, cleanup levels (numerical remedial goals), and their achievement at sediment-dredging sites.
Place Published Washington, D.C.
Corporate Au Added Ent National Academies Press (U.S.)
PUB Date Free Form c2007
BIB Level m
Medium computer
Content text
Carrier online resource
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
Merged OCLC records 159954029; 170922452; 183663834; 326982521; 475487782; 475604311; 567901179; 647682640; 722614200; 728032506; 923278338; 961522073; 962720246; 966146388; 988523808; 992089271
OCLC Time Stamp 20150729152304
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 05840cam 2200769Ma 45030