Water Pollutants, Chemical
Any of several processes in which undesirable impurities in water are removed or neutralized; for example, chlorination, filtration, primary treatment, ion exchange, and distillation. It includes treatment of WASTE WATER to provide potable and hygienic water in a controlled or closed environment as well as provision of public drinking water supplies.
United States Environmental Protection Agency
Polycyclic Hydrocarbons, Aromatic
A major group of unsaturated cyclic hydrocarbons containing two or more rings. The vast number of compounds of this important group, derived chiefly from petroleum and coal tar, are rather highly reactive and chemically versatile. The name is due to the strong and not unpleasant odor characteristic of most substances of this nature. (From Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, 12th ed, p96)
Water Pollution, Chemical
Consumer Health Information
A mass of organic or inorganic solid fragmented material, or the solid fragment itself, that comes from the weathering of rock and is carried by, suspended in, or dropped by air, water, or ice. It refers also to a mass that is accumulated by any other natural agent and that forms in layers on the earth's surface, such as sand, gravel, silt, mud, fill, or loess. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed, p1689)
Marketing of Health Services
Information Seeking Behavior
Drug Information Services
A family of the order Rodentia which contains 49 genera. Some of the more common genera are MARMOTA, which includes the marmot and woodchuck; Sciurus, the gray squirrel, S. carolinensis, and the fox squirrel, S. niger; Tamias, the eastern and western chipmunk; and Tamiasciurus, the red squirrel. The flying squirrels, except the scaly-tailed Anomaluridae, also belong to this family.
Information Storage and Retrieval
Access to Information
Advertising as Topic
Voluntary Health Agencies
Directories as Topic
The interchange of goods or commodities, especially on a large scale, between different countries or between populations within the same country. It includes trade (the buying, selling, or exchanging of commodities, whether wholesale or retail) and business (the purchase and sale of goods to make a profit). (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed, p411, p2005 & p283)
Quality Assurance, Health Care
Activities and programs intended to assure or improve the quality of care in either a defined medical setting or a program. The concept includes the assessment or evaluation of the quality of care; identification of problems or shortcomings in the delivery of care; designing activities to overcome these deficiencies; and follow-up monitoring to ensure effectiveness of corrective steps.
Terminology as Topic
Messages between computer users via COMPUTER COMMUNICATION NETWORKS. This feature duplicates most of the features of paper mail, such as forwarding, multiple copies, and attachments of images and other file types, but with a speed advantage. The term also refers to an individual message sent in this way.
Public Health Surveillance
The ongoing, systematic collection, analysis, and interpretation of health-related data with the purpose of preventing or controlling disease or injury, or of identifying unusual events of public health importance, followed by the dissemination and use of information for public health action. (From Am J Prev Med 2011;41(6):636)
Extensive collections, reputedly complete, of references and citations to books, articles, publications, etc., generally on a single subject or specialized subject area. Databases can operate through automated files, libraries, or computer disks. The concept should be differentiated from DATABASES, FACTUAL which is used for collections of data and facts apart from bibliographic references to them.
Drug and Narcotic Control
American Cancer Society
Journal Impact Factor
Guidelines as Topic
A systematic statement of policy rules or principles. Guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by convening expert panels. The text may be cursive or in outline form but is generally a comprehensive guide to problems and approaches in any field of activity. For guidelines in the field of health care and clinical medicine, PRACTICE GUIDELINES AS TOPIC is available.
A medical-surgical specialty concerned with the morphology, physiology, biochemistry, and pathology of reproduction in man and other animals, and on the biological, medical, and veterinary problems of fertility and lactation. It includes ovulation induction, diagnosis of infertility and recurrent pregnancy loss, and assisted reproductive technologies such as embryo transfer, in vitro fertilization, and intrafallopian transfer of zygotes. (From Infertility and Reproductive Medicine Clinics of North America, Foreword 1990; Journal of Reproduction and Fertility, Notice to Contributors, Jan 1979)
Medical Informatics Applications
National Library of Medicine (U.S.)
An agency of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH concerned with overall planning, promoting, and administering programs pertaining to advancement of medical and related sciences. Major activities of this institute include the collection, dissemination, and exchange of information important to the progress of medicine and health, research in medical informatics and support for medical library development.
Therapeutic practices which are not currently considered an integral part of conventional allopathic medical practice. They may lack biomedical explanations but as they become better researched some (PHYSICAL THERAPY MODALITIES; DIET; ACUPUNCTURE) become widely accepted whereas others (humors, radium therapy) quietly fade away, yet are important historical footnotes. Therapies are termed as Complementary when used in addition to conventional treatments and as Alternative when used instead of conventional treatment.
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
Extensive collections, reputedly complete, of facts and data garnered from material of a specialized subject area and made available for analysis and application. The collection can be automated by various contemporary methods for retrieval. The concept should be differentiated from DATABASES, BIBLIOGRAPHIC which is restricted to collections of bibliographic references.
A bibliographic database that includes MEDLINE as its primary subset. It is produced by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), part of the NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE. PubMed, which is searchable through NLM's Web site, also includes access to additional citations to selected life sciences journals not in MEDLINE, and links to other resources such as the full-text of articles at participating publishers' Web sites, NCBI's molecular biology databases, and PubMed Central.
Conflict of Interest
A situation in which an individual might benefit personally from official or professional actions. It includes a conflict between a person's private interests and official responsibilities in a position of trust. The term is not restricted to government officials. The concept refers both to actual conflict of interest and the appearance or perception of conflict.
Reproducibility of Results
The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.
Eielson Air Force Base
"Superfund Site Progress Profile EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE (EPA ID: AK1570028646)". EPA. June 23, 2009. Retrieved 26 August 2015.. ... between 145 and 150 homes had well water with PFOS above the EPA health advisory concentrations; with EPA's national water ... The groundwater contains lead and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) like benzene, xylene, and toluene. Several areas of ... "Eielson AFB Homepage. Air Force. Retrieved 31 October 2018.. *^ NPL Site Narrative for Eielson Air Force Base EPA, Last updated ...
Dioxins and dioxin-like compounds
All POPs are poorly water-soluble, especially dioxins. Therefore, ground water contamination has not been a problem, even in ... Currently, in the US, there are 126 Superfund sites with a completed exposure pathway contaminated with dioxins. ... Contamination of ground water or breathing vapour of the chemical are not likely to cause a significant exposure. ... Lipophilicity (tendency to seek for fat-like environments) and very poor water solubility make these compounds move from water ...
Bethpage, New York
... which many attribute to the polluted soil and ground water. Hazardous Waste Site Classifications Bethpage residents ... Superfund site. Bethpage's history as a space and aviation epicenter have left a legacy of heavy metals, toxic waste and ... Bethpage as of 2012 has been declared a class 2 Superfund site. The rate of cancers and birth defects in Bethpage is ... This rink is home to the Long Island Blues special hockey team, who practice and play home games at the rink. ...
... the West County Road 112 Ground Water site was added to the National Priorities List (NPL) also known as the Superfund List by ... There are mainly three types of methods to remediate hexavalent chromium in ground water and drinking water: 1) reduction of ... 2 Remediation of hexavalent chromium in groundwater and drinking water. *3 Exposure and safety issues *3.1 Australia *3.1.1 ... As of 2016, TCEQ had sampled water from 235 wells and has installed over 45 anion-exchange filtration systems from this site[65 ...
Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant
The site was added to the National Priorities List as a Superfund site on September 8, 1983. The soil, sediments, groundwater, ... These contaminants entered Rice Creek and from there the ground water in New Brighton. Initially, the plant was known as the ... List of Superfund sites in Minnesota "Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant". United States Army Plants. GlobalSecurity.org. ... CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) "NEW BRIGHTON/ARDEN HILLS/TCAAP (USARMY) NEW BRIGHTON, MN". Superfund Site. U.S. ...
Water.epa.gov. Retrieved 2015-02-21. "Superfund Site Overview North Indian Bend Wash Superfund Site, Pacific Southwest, US EPA ... The EPA's table of "TCE Releases to Ground" is dated 1987 to 1993, thereby omitting one of the largest Superfund cleanup sites ... "Feds to Examine Superfund Site", John Yantis, East Valley Tribune, April 6, 2007 "North Indian Bend Wash (NIBW) Superfund Site ... Another significant source of vapor exposure in Superfund sites that had contaminated groundwater, such as the Twin Cities Army ...
Eielson Air Force Base
Construction of the superfund site was complete in 1998. In 2014, Eielson tested waters and soils for perfluorinated compounds ... The groundwater contains lead and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) like benzene, xylene, and toluene. Several areas of ... It has been a Superfund site since 1989. Eielson AFB was named in honor of polar pilot Carl Ben Eielson. Its host unit is the ... "Superfund Site Progress Profile EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE (EPA ID: AK1570028646)". EPA. 23 June 2009. Retrieved 26 August 2015. ...
New York, NY (2003-04-17). "EPA Announces Cleanup Plan for Contaminated Soil and Ground Water at Central Islip Superfund Site ... utilization of treated water for irrigation or livestock watering, or processing of water at industrial waste water treatment ... The fluid may be water, wastewater, brine (salt water), or water mixed with industrial chemical waste. The U.S. Environmental ... utilization of treated water for irrigation or livestock watering, or processing of water at industrial wastewater treatment ...
and the contaminated site is now part of the Newmark Ground Water Contamination Superfund site. California during World War II ... and was later converted to a truck and munitions cleaning site. Several of the solvents used in the cleaning process were later ...
Harford County, Maryland
"Aberdeen Proving Ground (Edgewood Area Site) - Current Site Information." EPA Superfund Site ID No. MD2210020036. May 2008. EPA ... "Fact Sheet - Drinking Water Well Impact: Fallston Presbyterian Church/Fallston Pre-Kindergarten, 600 Fallston Road, Fallston, ... Aberdeen Proving Ground contains three Superfund priority sites as of 2006[update]. Groundwater contamination by MTBE, a ... "Aberdeen Proving Ground (Michaelsville Landfill) - Current Site Information." EPA Superfund Site ID No. MD3210021355. May 2008 ...
Cooper Drum Company
This technique extracts contaminated soil vapors and groundwater simultaneously. List of Superfund sites in California EPA ... Initial testing discovered tainted soils up to depths of 30 feet (9.1 m) and polluted water up to 53 feet (16 m) below the site ... the Cooper Drum site was placed on the Superfund list, marking the site as one of the most high priority toxic cleanup sites in ... After the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) began considering the Cooper Drum site as a possible Superfund site, the ...
Lead contamination in Oakland
... seeped into the ground water, or both. The facility has been declared a federal superfund site. Soil lead levels both at the ... "Superfund Site Overview Verdese Carter Park, Pacific Southwest, USA EPA". EPA. Retrieved 10 August 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged ... Exide lead contamination in the U.S. from battery recycling Lead poisoning epidemics Superfund sites in California Young, ... CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) "Superfund Site Overview Amco Chemica, Pacific Southwest, US EPA". EPA. Retrieved 10 ...
The site was listed on the National Priority List (Superfund) on September 29, 2003. The detailed remediation investigation ... Remediation efforts began with the construction of a ground water and soil vapor extraction (SVE) treatment system. Between ... List of Superfund sites in California "Public Health Assessment for AMCO Chemical Company" (PDF). September 22, 2005. Archived ... The land the company operated on is designated as a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Superfund cleanup site. Operated ...
The EPA removed the site from the National Priorities List in 2001. List of rivers of Pennsylvania List of Superfund sites in ... The operations produced coal tar waste which contaminated the groundwater. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ... Brodhead Creek joins the Delaware River at the head of the Delaware Water Gap. From 1888 to 1944, a coal gasification plant ... placed the site on the Superfund National Priorities List in 1983. After cleanup, operations and monitoring activities are ...
Glen Lily Landfill
... and the site continues to be used by the City as a dump site for storm debris. List of Superfund sites in Kentucky Landfills in ... "Mapped Karst Ground-water Basins in the Beaver Dam 30 x 60 Minute Quadrangle" (PDF) (Map). Mapped Karst Ground-water Basins in ... Remediation of the facility was administered as a Superfund site by the state of Kentucky. While in operation the landfill was ... in 1986, six chemicals, including carcinogens, were found to be leaching from the site into nearby groundwater. The chemical ...
Williams Air Force Base
It is a designated Superfund site due to a number of soil and groundwater contaminants. It was active as a training base for ... Agreements were made for a railroad spur line, along with the appropriate electric, water, telephone and gas services. The hard ... Ground to Air Radio, Ground Radar, ILS, Localizer, Glideslope, Tacan; Lt. Col. Frank Ely - Sq. Commander (1968-1970) 4441st ... One of the sites seriously considered for the new airfield was on the Gila River Indian Reservation located near Chandler, ...
Knowledge of the contaminated soil and groundwater existed since 1977, and cleanup efforts began before the Superfund program ... "Wurtsmith Air Force Base Superfund site description". EPA. Retrieved 22 February 2010. Garret Ellison (20 May 2016). "Toxic ... water near old Michigan Air Force base prompts new scrutiny". MLive Media Group. Retrieved 25 May 2016. FAA Terminal Procedures ... p. 12.(subscription required) "Wurtsmith Air Force Base Superfund sites progress profile". EPA. Retrieved 21 February 2010. " ...
... was found in the site's groundwater. Aerojet was named the Responsible Party for the groundwater remediation (cleanup) work and ... In 1980, it was determined that under Aerojet's facility there was TCE water contamination in the groundwater, whose plume was ... In 1985, the U.S. EPA declared it a Superfund Site. In 1997, additional chemical contamination, mostly NDMA and ammonium ... Aerojet and seven other San Gabriel Valley groundwater polluters agreed to provide funding to build and operate six water- ...
Alabama Army Ammunition Plant
List of Superfund sites in Alabama "Contaminants of Concern at Alabama Army Ammunition Plant". Superfund Site Information. ... Chemicals from the manufacturing areas of the site had contaminated groundwater and soil on the property. The Army began ... It also produced heavy water for the Manhattan Project. The facility ceased operation in August 1945 and was placed on standby ... "Site Information for Alabama Army Ammunition Plant". Superfund Site Profile. EPA. Archived from the original on 2017-02-03. ...
"Superfund Site: Central Landfill Johnston, RI Site Details". EPA.gov. United States Environmental Protection Agency. Reynolds, ... Before 1980, the site was used to dispose of liquid industrial waste, contaminating soil and groundwater. The practice was ... "Dealing with Waste in the Ocean State". Clean Water Action. 18 February 2014. Mandel, Peter (1 March 2016). "The Smallest ... It has been on the Environmental Protection Agency's Superfund National Priorities List since 1986. The site is owned and ...
Indian Bend Wash Area
Superfund site located in Tempe. For eight days in October 2007, trichloroethylene tainted water was released into the water ... It was declared a Superfund site in 1983 after industrial solvents were discovered to have contaminated the groundwater in an ... Fact Sheet Motorola's North Indian Bend Wash Superfund website October 2007 Tainted water may be in private company's water ... The area consists of two cleanup sites, the North Indian Bend Wash (NIBW) Superfund site located in Scottsdale (approximately 8 ...
The campus is also next to a contaminated site under Superfund legislation with a groundwater plume. Steve Jobs, in his final ... Recycled water is used to water the campus. In 2011, Apple hired an arborist, Dave Muffly, to cultivate California's natural ... It is four stories above the ground and three stories underground. Apple created life-size mock-ups of all parts of the ... It has a large above-ground cylinder-shaped lobby with stairs down to the auditorium. The theater has 350 parking spaces on ...
is a Superfund site located in Lansing, Michigan. The site's surface soils and groundwater have been contaminated from a ... has concluded the migrations of contaminated groundwater is stabilized and there is no unacceptable discharge to surface water ... the site is not completely ready for anticipated use. List of Superfund sites in Michigan "BARRELS, INC. Site Profile". cumulis ... Access to the site will be restricted and future use of the site and its groundwater will be limited as well due to anticipated ...
Dioxins and dioxin-like compounds
All POPs are poorly water-soluble, especially dioxins. Therefore, ground water contamination has not been a problem, even in ... Currently, in the US, there are 126 Superfund sites with a completed exposure pathway contaminated with dioxins. Further, PCBs ... Contamination of ground water or breathing vapour of the chemical are not likely to cause a significant exposure. ... Because of low water solubility, kidneys are not able to secrete them in urine as such. They must be metabolised to more water- ...
From 1955 to 1974 the site was used as an industrial and municipal landfill. Contaminated soil, surface water, and groundwater ... However, the site is not ready for anticipated use. List of Superfund sites in Michigan "G&H LANDFILL: Cleanup Activities". ... surface water and groundwater. Assessments indicate that across the entire site there are currently no unacceptable human ... The G&H Industrial Landfill is a Superfund site located in Shelby Charter Township near Utica, Michigan. The 60-acre (24- ...
... but this is not a permanent solution to address the contaminated ground water plume. The site was proposed to the National ... The site was proposed to the National Priorities List as a Superfund site in 1988 and formally added in 1989. In April 2009, ... ARRA funds were also used to address contaminated groundwater at the site. This work included extensive groundwater sampling to ... the former Slag Processing Area and the site's contaminated ground water. The ARRA funding helped accelerate the cleanup of ...
QDC had planned to build condominiums on the site and the township built a water tank for the project. However, QDC pulled out ... The smelter was part of a Superfund site from 1986 to 2013. The Quincy Mining Company incorporated in 1848. Like other mines in ... In late 2015, an ice house was demolished as it was affecting the pH of the surrounding groundwater. In 2017, the National Park ... The Quincy Smelter was removed from the list of Superfund sites in 2013. In 2014, Keweenaw National Historical Park Advisory ...
A second Superfund site, the Agrico Co. site, is located near ETC, causing additional soil and groundwater contamination. The ... Ground water use is not expected to change prior to the selection of a remedy for OU-2 (Ground Water) (6). This article ... Ground water beneath the site is not currently used for supply, but is part of an aquifer that is used for municipal supply (6 ... ground water) remedy (1). EPA will use the Recovery Act funds allocated to this site to speed up the ongoing cleanup of off- ...
Louisiana Army Ammunition Plant
On March 31, 1989, LAAP was listed as a Superfund site on the National Priorities List. The United States Environmental ... Protection Agency found that the ground water was contaminated by explosive wastes including cyclotrimethylenetrinitramine (RDX ... ProPublica, July 21, 2017 Superfund Site: Louisiana Army Ammunition Plant, Doyline, LA EPA, n.d. Historic American Engineering ... CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) "Louisiana Army Ammunition Plant Superfund site progress profile". United States ...
West Lake Landfill
Due to the discovery of the radioactive and other contaminants at the site, West Lake was proposed as a Superfund site in ... and plans for long-term monitoring of ground water. In particular, it detailed the EPA's proposed remedy of a multilayer ... it is thus also an EPA Superfund cleanup site. The West Lake Landfill site originated in 1939 as a limestone quarry operated by ... History of the Operating Unit 1 Superfund Site". westlakelandfill.com. Retrieved 2017-02-06. "NPL Site Narrative for Westlake ...
University of Miami
Pease Air National Guard Base
Pease AFB was placed on the National Priorities List of Superfund sites. The site's contamination is addressed in twelve ... improvement thereof and wellhead preparing treatment capability for the Haven water supply well. At two sites a permeable ... Ground breaking for the new SAC facilities took place in 1954, and the first B-47 Stratojet bombers arrived in 1956. ... "Superfund Site: Pease Air Force Base Portsmouth/Newington, NH". epa.gov. Environmental Protection Agency.. ...
Uranium in Ground Water Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Government of India (2012) ... or from secondary contamination of water supplies within and underlying the soil. Mapping of contaminated soil sites and the ... Risk Assessment Guidance for Superfund, Human Health Evaluation Manual, Office of Emergency and Remedial Response, U.S. ... The study also revealed that the uranium concentration in ground water of Malwa district is not 60 times the WHO limits, but ...
"Home". www.opendemocracy.org.za.. *^ Mittal, Prateek (2001). "PIR-Tor: Scalable Anonymous Communication Using Private ... They either expose the company and stand the moral and ethical high ground; or expose the company, lose their job, their ... The first US environmental law to include an employee protection was the Clean Water Act of 1972. Similar protections were ... or the Superfund Law) (1980), and the Clean Air Act (1990). Similar employee protections enforced through OSHA are included in ...
Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune
Church Rock uranium mill spill
Water pollution in the United States. *Superfund sites in New Mexico. *History of McKinley County, New Mexico ... Ground Water Operable Unit (PDF), EPA, September 2003, archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-05-31. ... "Superfund Site: United Nuclear Corp. Church Rock, NM Cleanup Activities". Superfund Home. United States Environmental ... List of Superfund sites. The Church Rock uranium mill spill occurred in the U.S. state of New Mexico on July 16, 1979, when ...
Sodium Reactor Experiment
Superfund site. Closing down the mines was not the end of the new owner's problems. The areas of Butte, Anaconda, and the ... ARCO closed the Berkeley Pit and shut off the deep pumps in 1982, allowing the pit and mines to fill with water. The ... They also began stripping ground for what was to become the Berkeley pit. ... What remains is a massive Superfund site, with CERCLA liability for British Petroleum, who bought out ARCO. ...
Volatile organic compound
"Table of Regulated Drinking Water Contaminants: Organic Chemicals". Ground Water and Drinking Water. Washington, D.C.: U.S. ... Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) web site of the Chemicals Control Branch of Environment Canada ... Under the CERCLA ("Superfund") law and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. ... In addition to drinking water, VOCs are regulated in pollutant discharges to surface waters (both directly and via sewage ...
Vineland, New Jersey
The company's owners had paid $3 million towards the cleanup of soil and water at the site polluted with arsenic and other ... 120 million to remediate the Superfund site.. Media. Clear Communications owns two locally licensed radio stations; ... The fertile ground also attracted the glass-making industry and was home to the Progresso soup company. Throughout the first ... Home Page, Bishop Schad Regional School. Accessed October 20, 2016. *^ Home Page, Saint Mary School. Accessed October 20, 2016. ...
Kennecott Utah Copper
Savannah River Site
Production of heavy water for site reactors started in the Heavy Water Rework Facility in 1952, and the first production ... of the state of South Carolina filed a lawsuit against the federal government claiming they have simply become a dumping ground ... Nuclear reprocessing sites. *Nuclear weapons infrastructure of the United States. *Superfund sites in South Carolina ... Official website of the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL). *Official website of the Savannah River Site Heritage ...
Web. "USEPA List of Priority Pollutants." The Environmental Science of Drinking Water (2005): 243-45. EPA, 2014. Web "What Are ... Air: particulate matter, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide, asbestos, ground-level ozone, lead (from aircraft ... Toxics Release Inventory and Superfund programs. TOXMAP is a resource funded by the US Federal Government. TOXMAP's chemical ... A central concept of toxicology is that the effects of a toxicant are dose-dependent; even water can lead to water intoxication ...
Climate of Houston
... is home to 15 Environmental Protection Agency Superfund sites, more than any other area in Texas. The list contains numerous ... Water pollution. Houston has also seen recent improvements to the city's waterways. The banks of Buffalo Bayou have been ... Houston has excessive ozone levels and is ranked among the most ozone-polluted cities in the United States. Ground-level ... The EPA's Superfund list for Texas *^ Melosi, Martin V., and Joseph A. Pratt. Energy Metropolis an Environmental History of ...
Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977
National Ass'n of Home Builders v. Defenders of Wildlife (2007). *Coeur Alaska, Inc. v. Southeast Alaska Conservation Council ( ... 25th Anniversary of the Surface Mining Law: A report on the protection and restoration of the nation's land and water resources ... It also allows citizens to challenge proposed surface mining operations on the ground that they will cause too much ... CERCLA (Superfund) (1980). *Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (1986) ...
"Chesapeake takes steps toward Superfund designation of site". The Virginian-Pilot.. ... Lime (CaO) reacts with water (H2O) to form calcium hydroxide [Ca(OH)2], giving fly ash a pH somewhere between 10 and 12, a ... "Above ground golf course, Just beneath if potential health risks", The Virginian-Pilot, 2008-03-30 ... according to the American Coal Ash Association Web site. As of early 2008, the United States Environmental Protection Agency ( ...
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon
United States Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Water (OW) which as of March 2017 consisted of: *Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water (OGWDW) ... and surface water, in addition to milk and air, are reported on EPA's Rad Net web site in a section entitled Envirofacts.[ ... drinking water, waste management, Superfund, and toxic substances ... "EPA website removes climate science site from public view after ... "Radiation Regulations and Laws, Standards for Air and Drinking Water" (website). EPA. January 19, 2017. Retrieved March 13, ...
Clean Water Act
Water Quality Standards ProgramEdit. Water quality standards (WQS) are risk-based requirements which set site-specific ... animal wastes and other substances that enter our water supply as components of runoff and ground water, have increased in ... and the Superfund act. ... Clean Water Act. Other short titles. Federal Water Pollution ... Health implications of water pollutionEdit. Contamination of drinking water supplies can not only occur in the source water but ...
United States Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Water (OW) which as of March 2017 consisted of the Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water (OGWDW), Office of ... and surface water, in addition to milk and air, are reported on EPA's Rad Net web site in a section entitled Envirofacts.[ ... a b O'Neil, S. G. (2007). Superfund: Evaluating the Impact of Executive Order 12898 Archived March 26, 2009, at the Wayback ... Drinking water. EPA ensures safe drinking water for the public, by setting standards for more than 160,000 public water ...
List of civilian radiation accidents
United States Army Corps of Engineers
Formerly Used Defense Sites, Environmental Stewardship, EPA Superfund, Abandoned Mine Lands, Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial ... The engineers must first determine if the waters at the project site are jurisdictional and subject to the requirements of the ... In addition, the work of almost 26,000 civilians on civil-works programs throughout USACE provide a training ground for similar ... USACE History webpage Archived 19 March 2006 at the Wayback Machine. *^ a b USACE Environmental Mission webpage Archived 18 ...
People encounter these toxins buried in the ground, in stream runoff, in groundwater that supplies drinking water, or in ... The Superfund law, passed in 1980, created a cleanup program for abandoned or uncontrolled hazardous waste sites. ... Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972 ("Clean Water Act"). Pub.L. 92-500, October 18, 1972. ... the base of a major toxic waste landfill could be no closer than five feet from ground water, but this regulation and others ...
Superfund Sites (Soil and Groundwater) Equipment available in Europe | Environmental XPRT
Anguil and other leading brands for soil and groundwater. Compare and contact a supplier serving Europe ... Results for superfund sites equipment from Hanby, RusFoam, ... By Powell Water Systems, Inc. based in Centennial, OREGON (USA) ... Superfund Sites equipment for Soil and Groundwater available in Europe In Europe Available in Europe Near Europe ... have impaired groundwater quality. These groundwater plumes are commonplace, and in many cases impact public water supplies ...
Orange Valley Regional Groundwater Superfund site - Wikipedia
Superfund site list. This site was originally several public wells filled with groundwater that gave public drinking water to ... gov/superfund/national-priorities-list-npl-sites-state Wikipedias list of Super Superfund sites List of Superfund sites EPAs ... In June 2009, the EPA collected groundwater samples from public water supply wells for the site investigation. The site was ... They then contacted the EPA and proposed the site being added to the Superfund site list and the NPL. The wells on the site are ...
EPA Orders $60 Million Groundwater Cleanup at Toxic Mega Superfund Site -- Environmental Protection
60 million clean-up of rocket fuel-polluted groundwater at the Aerojet Superfund Site in Sacramento County, Calif. ... In the enforcement orders announced today, Aerojet must fund and construct a water treatment facility that will limit water ... The extent of toxic pollution at the site makes it one of the largest and most comprehensive Superfund groundwater cleanups in ... EPA Orders $60 Million Groundwater Cleanup at Toxic Mega Superfund Site. *Sep 29, 2011 ...
Company to implement additional groundwater measures at Superfund site | Water Technology
Company to implement additional groundwater measures at Superfund site. FILLMORE, Calif. - Texaco installed an extraction and ... as well as implement additional groundwater measures at the site.. Once the soil work is completed, the main part of the site ... Tags: contamination,groundwater Next post 40 percent of Iranians drink less water than WHOs standard for peoples health ... In 1992, EPA selected a cleanup plan to address groundwater contamination at the site. Texaco installed an extraction and ...
08/23/2013: EPA Proposes Plan to Address Contaminated Soils and Ground Water at Maywood Chemical Company Superfund Site in...
EPA Proposes Plan to Address Contaminated Soils and Ground Water at Maywood Chemical Company Superfund Site in Maywood and ... Previous industrial activity at the site resulted in contamination of the soil and ground water with volatile organic compounds ... After sites are placed on the Superfund list of the most contaminated waste sites, the EPA searches for parties responsible for ... The EPAs plan announced today addresses soil that is believed to be a source of ground water contamination for which Stepan ...
11/26/2013: $2.5 Million Plant to Treat Contaminated Ground Water at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund Site in Nassau, New...
2.5 Million Plant to Treat Contaminated Ground Water at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund Site in Nassau, New York Nears ... In March 2011, the EPA began gathering landfill and ground water data. In fall 2011, the EPA began operating the ground water ... seeping from the landfill and contaminated ground water at the site. The liquid waste is then trucked away from the site for ... 2.5 Million Plant to Treat Contaminated Ground Water ..... News Releases - Superfund and Brownfields. $ ...
U.S. EPA addressed Superfund sites' remediation programs that protect groundwater at NGWA symposium | Environmental XPRT
The last day of this two-day event also features platform presentations on conceptual site models, protecting the water supply ... Superfund Site (Site) to install the treatment system that will clean up contaminants in the groundwater and soil beneath the ... U.S. EPA addressed Superfund sites remediation programs that ... U.S. EPA addressed Superfund sites remediation programs that ... No comments were found for U.S. EPA addressed Superfund sites remediation programs that protect groundwater at NGWA symposium ...
07/10/2012: EPA Reaches $14.6 Million Settlement for Groundwater Cleanup at Torrance Superfund Sites
... treated water back into the aquifer. The treated water will not be served as drinking water, but will instead be re-injected to ... The Del Amo site was placed on the NPL in September of 2002. Groundwater contamination from both sites has co-mingled and will ... EPA Reaches $14.6 Million Settlement for Groundwater Cleanup at Torrance Superfund Sites Release Date: 07/10/2012. Contact ... The Montrose site was placed on the EPAs National Priorities List (NPL) in 1989. The Del Amo Superfund site, located adjacent ...
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- The remediation division of Anguil Environmental Systems (formerly known as Global Technologies) is focused on treating emissions and water contaminants extracted from below the earths' surface. (environmental-expert.com)
- Metals Remediation Compound (MRC) removes metals such as dissolved Cr(VI) from groundwater via in situ immobilization (precipitation and/or sorption to soil particles). (environmental-expert.com)
- Woolford, director of the Office of Superfund Remediation and Technology Innovation in the EPA's Office of Land and Emergency Management, spoke on remediation programs for Superfund sites that protect groundwater through the balance of regulation, science, and technology. (environmental-expert.com)
- The last day of this two-day event also features platform presentations on conceptual site models, protecting the water supply, and groundwater remediation, as well as an introspective panel and group brainstorming session focusing on how site characterization leads to more effective management of large plumes. (environmental-expert.com)
- This event is sponsored in part by Arcadis, a global design and consultancy for natural and built assets, and Groundwater Monitoring & Remediation , a publication of NGWA. (environmental-expert.com)
- The site, located in Edgewater, New Jersey, is one of the largest in-situ stabilization remediation projects of its kind. (environmental-expert.com)
- The NPL guides the EPA in "determining which sites warrant further investigation" for environmental remediation. (wikipedia.org)
- The EPA Regional Ground Water Forum is a group of EPA professionals representing Regional Superfund and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Offices committed to the identification and resolution ofground-waterissues impacting the remediation of Superfund and RCRA sites. (worldcat.org)
- Formed shortly after the 1990 Clean Air Act targeted emissions associated with the extraction of polluted compounds from contaminated sites, Global subsurface remediation equipment has been successfully applied on contaminated sites in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. (anguil.com)
- The following solutions include a mixture of thermal and catalytic technologies that take into account the initial and long-term loadings found at remediation sites. (anguil.com)
- Hong Kong's Kai Tak Airport, the world's busiest airport in 1997 became the world's largest remediation site after closing, requiring sophisticated groundwater, soil and vapor treatment. (anguil.com)
- The Pemaco superfund site in California was the first remediation project successfully completed by the Environmental Protection Agency that treats chlorinated compounds with a flameless thermal oxidizer. (anguil.com)
- Use of solid groundwater supply, protection, and remediation principles. (ngwa.org)
- Subject of Dissertation: Design Considerations for Aerobic Fixed-Film Microbiological Remediation of Contaminated Waters. (wilkes.edu)
- In 2018, the Suffolk County Legislature enacted Resolution 1065-2018, directing the Suffolk County Department of Health Services (SCDHS) to inspect the BOMARC property and initiate preliminary soil and groundwater testing at the site to determine if there are any health or environmental issues that may require remediation. (suffolkcountyny.gov)
- Its 2009 purchase of Wyeth came with a 435-acre federal Superfund site with years of pollution behind it, years of remediation ahead of it. (fiercepharma.com)
- Additional samples were taken at the site to verify that the soil remediation goals had been achieved. (texas.gov)
- Department of Health Commissioner Howard Zucker said 'The remediation efforts now underway demonstrate the effectiveness of the state's Water Quality Rapid Response Team in managing these water quality issues that threaten the health of New Yorkers. (ny.gov)
- Several contaminated land management approaches have been developed so far, all of which include some form of site investigation, risk assessment and remediation processes. (springer.com)
- EPA recently issued a proposed record of decision (ROD) amendment for the remediation of Operable Unit 1 (OU-1) of the West Lake Landfill Superfund Site (West Lake) in Bridgeton, Missouri. (lexology.com)
- While we're the lead agency for remediation of the site, the EPA Superfund Program provides technical support and input on all remediation-related activities to ensure the objectives of the Superfund program are met. (colorado.gov)
- The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) reviewed the environmental data obtained from the site and evaluated potential human exposure to contaminants. (wikipedia.org)
- The Orange Water Department originally installed a treatment system for the wells, hoping to remove the contaminants and provide the community with safe drinking water. (wikipedia.org)
- and Joseph Quinnan, director of Arcadis North America emerging contaminants services and the Arcadis global director of site investigations. (environmental-expert.com)
- Work is underway at the CTS of Asheville, Inc. Superfund Site (Site) to install the treatment system that will clean up contaminants in the groundwater and soil beneath the former CTS plant. (environmental-expert.com)
- Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) of 1980, EPA is required to annually revise the list of sites that have known or threatened releases of hazardous substances or contaminants. (environmental-expert.com)
- Both Lockheed and Honeywell are owner and operators of former aerospace manufacturing facilities which released contaminants including TCE, PCE, hexavalent Chromium, and/or 1,4-dioxane into the groundwater. (epa.gov)
- The contaminants are often removed via Soil Vapor Extraction (SVE), Air Stripping, Dual Phase Extraction or Groundwater Pumps and sent to one of our abatement systems. (anguil.com)
- Also, removing this quantity of contaminated soil and free product will have the immediate effect of reducing movement of contaminants off site in groundwater 2 . (illinois.gov)
- The Rockford Water Supply is regularly tested for possible contaminants. (illinois.gov)
- The Agency's continuous air monitoring will ensure that harmful levels of contaminants are not leaving the site. (illinois.gov)
- This cleanup plan eliminates both human and ecological exposure to contaminated soil, permanently controls the mobility of the contaminants, and is protective of ground water resources. (webwire.com)
- Two Superfund sites in Minnesota, the Agate Lake Scrap Yard and Olmstead County Sanitary Landfill, are known to contain asbestos contaminants that posed considerable health risks. (asbestos.com)
- Without a, thorough process to filter the contaminants out of the surface and ground waters surrounding these farmlands, it is my belief we are largely overproducing on these lands with meats and all other grown goods. (bartleby.com)
- The existence of some contaminants in the water can result in health problems, including gastrointestinal diseases, neurological disorders, and reproductive complications. (bartleby.com)
- Industrial polluters had left behind a plume of toxic contaminants that could work their way into the water supply of thousands of homes if not removed. (whittierdailynews.com)
- I think both the EPA and the state of Minnesota dropped the ball when they had an opportunity to do a thorough investigation of the site and all the contaminants that are present here," White says. (publicradio.org)
- Treatment assessments and water quality monitoring that rely only on measuring the reduction of target contaminant concentrations are often insufficient because they do not consider the complex and broader risks that specific contaminants or mixtures and their transformation products pose to the environment and human health. (nih.gov)
- With the State Superfund declaration of the Air National Guard Base at Gabreski Airport, DEC, in consultation with DOH, will direct and oversee the Department of Defense as it conducts a full site investigation into the nature and extent of the PFOS contamination and develops necessary remedial action plans to mitigate human exposures to site-related contaminants,' Commissioner Seggos said. (ny.gov)
- DOH will continue to work with DEC to actively monitor the situation in Suffolk County and work to ensure that residents near the Gabreski Air Force base are protected from contaminants in the drinking water. (ny.gov)
- Additional contaminants of concern (COCs) may be identified in one or more of the remedial investigation/feasibility studies (RI/FS) currently being conducted at the site. (azdeq.gov)
- Most area residents receive drinking water from the municipal drinking water supply that has been treated to remove the contaminants. (colorado.gov)
- The Montrose site was placed on the EPA's National Priorities List (NPL) in 1989. (epa.gov)
- Groundwater treatment systems have been operating since 1989, removing TCE, PCE, 1,4-dioxane, and other volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from groundwater in the North Hollywood area. (epa.gov)
- It has been a Superfund site since 1989. (wikipedia.org)
- The site was placed on the federal Superfund 6 in 1989. (illinois.gov)
- In 1989, during the Texas Department of Health's routine sampling, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) were detected in community public water supply wells. (texas.gov)
- The Klein Water Treatment Plant, which treats all South Adams County Water Supply District water, was completed in 1989. (colorado.gov)
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- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency began looking at the 130-acre dump as a potential Superfund site in 1988 after learning that Diamond Shamrock's Baltimore plant had dumped 100 tons of inorganic solids, including toxic metal substances, there in the late 1970s. (baltimoresun.com)
- In July, DEC identified the Air National Guard Base, including the former fire training area at the airport, as a potential Superfund site due to historic use of firefighting foam containing PFOS. (ny.gov)
- CERCLA Timeline 1980 CERCLA Established $1.5 billion Created more stringent cleanup requirements .6 billion "Superfund" and rules for hazardous waste site identification and cleanup 1986 SARA - Superfund Reauthorization and Amendments Increased fund to $8. (scribd.com)
- August 26, 1986, a public meeting was held in Corpus Christi to receive public comments on the proposal of the site to the state Superfund registry and to identify any additional potentially responsible parties. (texas.gov)
- January 5, 1990, Texas Water Commission (predecessor agency to TNRCC) issued a work order to determine the nature and extent of contamination (remedial investigation/feasibility study) after the owner granted access to the property. (texas.gov)
- The plume, which mainly stems from an underground tank that for years leaked trichloroethylene (TCE) as well as other chemicals, was first discovered in 1981 and was listed as a Superfund site in 1990. (paloaltoonline.com)
- In 1987, Olin began treating the contaminated ground water, and in 1990, 11,407 tons of hexachlorobenzene contaminated soil was removed from the McIntosh area. (mesotheliomasymptoms.com)
- The site was placed on the list of Superfund sites in August 1990. (colorado.gov)
- The Orange Valley Regional Groundwater Superfund site is a group of wells in Orange and West Orange, two municipalities in Essex County, New Jersey, United States. (wikipedia.org)
- These chemicals pose a huge risk to the towns nearby population, as the wells are a source of public drinking water. (wikipedia.org)
- This site was originally several public wells filled with groundwater that gave public drinking water to the town of West Orange, New Jersey, and Orange, New Jersey, in Essex County. (wikipedia.org)
- The water from those wells was monitored regularly. (wikipedia.org)
- In June 2009, the EPA collected groundwater samples from public water supply wells for the site investigation. (wikipedia.org)
- EPA will continue to oversee the company's efforts and actively monitor a large number of wells at the site to assess the efficacy of the groundwater containment system. (eponline.com)
- The first order, with Honeywell International, Inc., will require the company to construct four extraction wells on the western portion of the North Hollywood Operable Unit (NHOU) site and build a treatment system for 1,4-dioxane, hexavalent chromium and other volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from the area that will prevent additional groundwater contamination. (epa.gov)
- The groundwater has been affected by a chlorinated solvent plume with the potential to threaten public water supply wells. (epa.gov)
- A simple method for mapping groundwater withdrawals at wells provides an intuitive visualization of the magnitudes by displaying an area, the 'footprint', centered on each well to represent its volumetric rate . (usgs.gov)
- In 1996, the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) discovered that some private wells within the site boundaries are contaminated with volatile organic compounds (VOCs). (cdc.gov)
- ATSDR has released in private wells at this site. (cdc.gov)
- IDEM detected TCE in some private residential wells at levels above the draft of the public federal drinking water standard, or MCL (maximum contaminant level) of 5 parts per billion. (cdc.gov)
- IDEM installed and maintains point of entry (POE) carbon filtration systems in health assessment homes with residential wells that exceed the drinking water standard for TCE. (cdc.gov)
- By the end of January 2016, groundwater monitoring wells were installed. (wlox.com)
- The plan is to eventually inject 130 million gallons a day of treated water deep underground, to begin replenishing the wedge of waterlogged sand tapped by wells that serve hundreds of thousands of people and businesses. (dailypress.com)
- They're currently drawing about 100 million gallons a day from those wells, with the result that groundwater levels in parts of eastern Virginia have dropped 200 feet over the past century. (dailypress.com)
- Water from three wells at a hazardous-waste site in Dorado, Puerto Rico, is safe for human consumption, according to tests conducted for CNN by a university lab. (cnn.com)
- The other two wells at the Dorado Superfund site, called Maguayo 2 and Maguayo 4, showed no signs of industrial contamination. (cnn.com)
- The EPA has taken samples from wells at the Superfund site and has said results are forthcoming. (cnn.com)
- Last week, CNN reported locals had been drinking from at least two wells on the Dorado Groundwater Contamination Site , west of San Juan, the capital. (cnn.com)
- Sampling at the site has found chemical contamination that is impacting wells used to supply drinking water to the local communities," the EPA said at the time. (cnn.com)
- As part of the ongoing remedial investigation the TCEQ has installed several monitoring wells, collected extensive soil and groundwater samples, and conducted geophysical surveys to delineate the nature and extent of the contamination. (texas.gov)
- The company is paying for the full $40 million system, which includes the main treatment plant, new extraction wells and two miles of pipeline that takes dirty water to the plant, said EPA spokesperson Nahal Mogharabi. (whittierdailynews.com)
- SCDHS installed 28 groundwater profile monitoring wells. (suffolkcountyny.gov)
- When ground water tests turned up toxic chemicals in Glen Avon's private wells, the Superfund paid to have DDT-laced soil scooped from the site and contaminated liquid sucked out of the ground. (washingtonpost.com)
- But sucking water out of shallow wells to "dewater" a site so a basement excavation can occur ranges from 30 to 50 gallons per minute, 24 hours a day for between three and six months, according to a 2008 city staff report. (paloaltoonline.com)
- New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today announced the start of work to connect homes with PFOS-contaminated private wells to the municipal water system in Westhampton Beach. (ny.gov)
- After New York designated Gabreski Air National Guard Base as a State Superfund Site in September, the DOD agreed to fund the connection of nine homes with private wells impacted by contamination from the Base to the municipal water supply operated by the Suffolk County Water Authority where perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) contamination meets or exceeds the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) threshold of 70 parts per trillion (ppt). (ny.gov)
- Absent federal funds, New York State will use state Superfund resources to complete connections for approximately 57 residents with private wells that do not currently exceed the contamination threshold, but are threatened in the future in order to ensure residents have access to clean drinking water. (ny.gov)
- Also in late July, Suffolk County collected samples of 66 private drinking water wells from Westhampton Beach and found several were contaminated. (ny.gov)
- Of the private drinking water wells sampled, the private wells of nine homes were found to have PFOS contamination that meets or exceeds EPA's threshold of 70 ppt. (ny.gov)
- Rural neighbors of the World War II-era mine that has leaked toxic chemicals for decades won a $19.5 million settlement in 2013 from companies they accused of covering up the contamination to drinking water wells near Yerington, about 65 miles southeast of Reno. (townhall.com)
- It comes after residents filed a class-action lawsuit in 2011 accusing Atlantic Richfield Co. and parent company BP America Inc. of "intentionally and negligently" concealing the extent of uranium, arsenic and other pollutants leaking into their drinking water wells from the mine. (townhall.com)
- Federal studies showed 79 percent of the wells tested north of the mine had dangerous levels of uranium, arsenic or both that made the water unsafe to drink, including one a half-mile away with levels more than 10 times the legal drinking water standard. (townhall.com)
- He published a comprehensive, peer-reviewed study last week in Environmental Science and Technology that suggests that people's water wells in Pavillion were contaminated with fracking wastes that are typically stored in unlined pits dug into the ground. (scientificamerican.com)
- Encana Corp., the company that operated in the Pavillion basin, said repeated testing has shown people's water wells are safe for consumption. (scientificamerican.com)
- It was used in fracking in Pavillion as workers pumped thousands of gallons of water and chemicals at high pressure into the wells they were drilling. (scientificamerican.com)
- Major components of the cleanup included installing wells to treat ground water, upgrading the old plant landfill to prevent further contamination, and implementing institutional controls for land and water use. (mesotheliomasymptoms.com)
- Residents who use shallow (less than 100 feet) groundwater from residential wells for domestic purposes may be receiving contaminated water. (colorado.gov)
- EPA began the conversion of about 400 residences from private shallow wells to municipal water in 1985. (colorado.gov)
- Using groundwater extraction wells to prevent further migration of contamination. (colorado.gov)
- Experts and government agencies suggest testing private water wells during certain times of the year as well as after particular situations. (watertechonline.com)
- Additional and more permanent actions include connections to rural water systems, construction of a new private well in a non-contaminated water zone or installing water treatment systems on existing wells. (usda.gov)
- The extent of toxic pollution at the site makes it one of the largest and most comprehensive Superfund groundwater cleanups in California. (eponline.com)
- This cleanup tackles the worst areas first to prevent toxic chemicals from fouling any additional water sources," said Jared Blumenfeld, EPA's Regional Administrator for the Pacific Southwest. (eponline.com)
- The agency is also working with state and local environmental regulatory partners, including the state water board and department of toxic substances control. (eponline.com)
- One of the toxic legacies of DDT and synthetic rubber manufacturing is polluted groundwater," said Jared Blumenfeld, EPA's Regional Administrator for the Pacific Southwest. (epa.gov)
- This is a complex, toxic site. (eponline.com)
- An epic Superfund battle later exposed the company's disposal of toxic waste through sewage pipes that poured into the ocean - but all the DDT that was barged out to sea drew comparatively little attention. (latimes.com)
- By Sharon Franklin On January 2, 2020, Ellen Knickmeyer, Matthew Brow and Ed White of the Associated Press, reported that the Trump Administration has built up the biggest backlog of unfunded toxic Superfund Sites. (chej.org)
- The Trump administration has built up the biggest backlog of unfunded toxic Superfund cleanup projects in at least 15 years, nearly triple the number that were stalled for lack of money in the Obama era, according to 2019 figures released by the Environmental Protection Agency over the winter holidays. (chej.org)
- Listed as a Superfund Site, the CTS plant has leaked toxic chemicals currently detected in surrounding groundwater and soil systems. (chej.org)
- 29) Two of the five "keys" attack most of our readers: "(1) Forget Love Canal: Superfund toxic waste sites are overrated as environmental hazards. (rachel.org)
- 38) And: "It is now ten years after the evaluation of Love Canal, one of the most callous toxic waste sites ever: 22,000 tons of chemicals under a schoolyard. (rachel.org)
- Pyrite Canyon was once home of the Stringfellow Acid Pits, a toxic-waste site. (washingtonpost.com)
- This toxic liquid has seeped from the pits despite the best intentions and the considerable resources of the state government and the federal Superfund hazardous-waste cleanup program, which have spent $ 34 million. (washingtonpost.com)
- The transfer method, condemned here and elsewhere as the "Superfund shell game," occurred at a third of the 100 sites for which cleanup strategies had been formulated as of late 1985, according to a study by the National Campaign Against Toxic Hazards. (washingtonpost.com)
- This containment strategy, scorned here and at other sites as bandaid therapy, was used at a third of the Superfund sites surveyed by the National Campaign Against Toxic Hazards. (washingtonpost.com)
- Even that number is disputed by critics who contend that, like Stringfellow, several of the toxic-waste sites have been superficially treated for symptoms rather than for the cause of their ills. (washingtonpost.com)
- At the same time, officials point out that the Superfund has resolved 650 short-term toxic emergencies, such as chemical spills from trucks or leaks from barrels of contamination. (washingtonpost.com)
- ATLANTA-The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) released a public health assessment report for the Dwyer Property Groundwater Plume site in Elkton, Maryland for public comment today. (cdc.gov)
- The federal Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) has completed its Public Health Consultation of the Chillum Perchloroethylene Site in Prince George County, MD. (cdc.gov)
- Exposure to site-related chemicals in on-site buildings, soil, groundwater, surface water, storm water or stream sediment is not expected to cause harmful health effects for people who live or work near the Central Chemical Site in Hagerstown, Md., says the public comment version of the public health assessment released by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). (cdc.gov)
- The Curtis Bay Coast Guard Yard site in Baltimore does not pose a public health hazard, says a public health assessment released today by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). (cdc.gov)
- Noise annoyance aside, some residents are concerned about what's in the groundwater and whether pumping it out actually draws a toxic plume from the Stanford Research Park closer to their residential neighborhood. (paloaltoonline.com)
- U.S. EPA launched an inquiry, helmed by DiGiulio, and preliminary testing suggested that the groundwater contained toxic chemicals. (scientificamerican.com)
- New Hampshire legislators this session will consider requiring bottled water brands in the state to be tested and labeled for toxic PFAS chemicals. (nhpr.org)
- A New Hampshire school district will test all its drinking water after one faucet was found to have high levels of a toxic chemical that has raised health concerns. (nhpr.org)
- As Florence spins inland, environmental regulators are monitoring more than three dozen toxic waste sites in the storm's path, as well as scores of low-lying water- and sewage-treatment plants at risk of flooding. (nbcmiami.com)
- The size and complexity of the basin combined with the highly variable nature of the mine wastes render site characterization a formidable task. (nap.edu)
- When such contact is necessary, or when the nature of the contamination is unknown, as in initial characterization activities, personnel protective equipment (PPE) is used to protect site workers. (encyclopedia.com)
- Any CCC recommendation or decision to proceed with remedial activity at a site is based on the results of a dynamic risk assessment conducted as part of the site characterization process. (usda.gov)
- The Del Amo site was placed on the NPL in September of 2002. (epa.gov)
- EPA's DDT soil removal actions in the neighborhood near the Montrose site were completed in 2002. (epa.gov)
- In 2002, the EPA expanded the site to encompass the entire 1,500-square-mile Coeur d'Alene Basin , recognizing it as among the largest, most polluted places in the nation. (newsweek.com)
- In 1984, a southeastern segment of the San Gabriel Basin - a water source supplying 90 percent of the drinking water to 1.2 million residents - was listed as a federal Superfund site. (whittierdailynews.com)
- Both were transferred to another California dump site, which began leaking in 1984 and now is a candidate for cleanup. (washingtonpost.com)
- It was added to the Environmental Protection Agency's Superfund list in 1984. (publicradio.org)
- Cleanup at the St. Regis site began in 1984. (publicradio.org)
- In 1984, cleanup began on the Olin McIntosh Plant site. (mesotheliomasymptoms.com)
- Protecting Drinking Water EPA Priority, "In 2011, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection asked EPA to consider the Orange Valley Regional Ground Water site for inclusion on the federal Superfund list. (wikipedia.org)
- Although the levels of these chemicals were significantly reduced, they remained above federal and state drinking water standards. (watertechonline.com)
- Since the Dewey Loeffel site was added to the federal Superfund List in 2011, the EPA has taken action to protect people and the environment from exposure to an array of toxins," said Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck. (epa.gov)
- From 1980 until the site was added to the federal Superfund list in 2011, numerous investigations and cleanup actions were performed at the site by GE and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. (epa.gov)
- Links to the Federal Register notice, information on submitting comments, background on the NPL process and summaries of the sites newly added or proposed are at http://www.epa.gov/superfund/sites/npl/current.htm . (webwire.com)
- Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. (nih.gov)
- Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site. (nih.gov)
- This water you sent me is meeting all federal safe drinking water standards," said Edwards. (cnn.com)
- The Glen Burnie landfill was added yesterday to the list of hazardous sites to be cleaned up under the federal Superfund program, a move Anne Arundel officials say will cost taxpayers millions of dollars more than if the county and state were allowed to do the job on their own. (baltimoresun.com)
- The county has vigorously appealed the EPA's nomination, saying that the federal agency's system for ranking hazardous sites is obsolete and that the agency's involvement will only add an unnecessary layer of bureaucracy that will raise the cleanup costs. (baltimoresun.com)
- In the past 3 1/2 decades, state, federal and corporate entities worked together to build 31 plants to decontaminate the ground water, with the region becoming a model in water table decontamination. (whittierdailynews.com)
- Federal officials say a contaminated Superfund site on the Leech Lake reservation may still pose health risks. (publicradio.org)
- A federal Superfund site in coastal Brunswick is growing. (gpb.org)
- A federal health assessment has found that trespassing or using all-terrain vehicles at the 68th Street Dump Site may cause harm to people's health. (cdc.gov)
- A federal health assessment found no apparent health hazards at the 68th Street Dump Site in its current use. (cdc.gov)
- The federal public health agency reported that exposure to contamination in on-site surface soil, surface water and sediment is not at levels that might cause adverse health effects. (cdc.gov)
- Working with clients to strategically navigate the federal laws and regulations relating to the use and treatment of water resources and restrictions on pollution of water. (michaelbest.com)
- Camp Lejeune is one of the Department's 141 Superfund sites, which qualify for special clean up grants from the federal government. (newsweek.com)
- The homeowners are not required under city, state or federal law to have the pumped groundwater tested. (paloaltoonline.com)
- Nevada has opposed past EPA proposals to list the site, fearing a stigma that might affect property values and any precedent that could be set by federal intervention in the mining-friendly state, the world's sixth-biggest producer of gold. (townhall.com)
- Without an identifiable private source of funding, the only mechanism to make federal funding available is to add the site to the NPL," Blumenfeld said. (townhall.com)
- Our program is funded by federal sources including EPA and DOE and state sources including Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and Texas Water Development Board in addition to support from the Jackson School of Geosciences. (utexas.edu)
- Superfund is a federal law designed to clean up sites contaminated by hazardous substances. (mesotheliomasymptoms.com)
- The plant, in an industrial area just east of Florida's Turnpike, was shut down in 1992 and became a federal Superfund site. (sun-sentinel.com)
- it requires the parties to pay $1,094,169.56 to the state and federal natural resource trustees, the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) and DOI, for injuries to ecological resources including groundwater and wetlands, which provide habitat for waterfowl and wading birds, including black ducks and great blue herons. (mass.gov)
- In March 2012, the site was added to the National Priorities List (NPL) of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Superfund site list. (wikipedia.org)
- The site was proposed to be added to the NPL of the EPA's Superfund site list on March 15, 2012, and was officially added on September 18, 2012. (wikipedia.org)
- The EPA announced a list of 21 Superfund sites it declared needed "immediate, intense, cleanup" - but offered little detail on how the sites were selected. (environmental-expert.com)
- The list also specifies the 21 sites would receive "direct engagement" from EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt - but little additional information on what that would mean was provided. (environmental-expert.com)
- The EPA said the list will be dynamic - sites could move on and off the list as appropriate - but no additional funding would be. (environmental-expert.com)
- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency added seven sites to the Superfund National Priorities List on August 3 and proposed four more sites to the list. (environmental-expert.com)
- This is a list of Superfund sites in Montana designated under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) environmental law. (wikipedia.org)
- These locations are known as Superfund sites, and are placed on the National Priorities List (NPL). (wikipedia.org)
- As of March 10, 2011, there were 16 Superfund sites on the National Priorities List in Montana. (wikipedia.org)
- One additional site has been proposed for entry on the list. (wikipedia.org)
- No sites have yet been removed from the list following clean up. (wikipedia.org)
- Proposed for addition to National Priorities List List of Superfund sites in the United States List of environmental issues List of waste types TOXMAP P.L. 96-510, 42 U.S.C. §§ 9601-9675), December 11, 1980. (wikipedia.org)
- In 2013, the site was listed on the National Priorities List, a list of the most contaminated sites in the nation. (epa.gov)
- Superfund activities began in the Coeur d'Alene River basin in 1983 with the listing of the Bunker Hill Mining and Metallurgical Complex on the National Priorities List (NPL). (nap.edu)
- for addition to the Superfund National Priorities List. (webwire.com)
- Nationally, seven new hazardous waste sites were added to the NPL, with 12 sites proposed for addition to the list. (webwire.com)
- Of these, 320 sites have been deleted from the list, resulting in 1,249 sites currently on the NPL. (webwire.com)
- This list of New Mexico Water Science Center publications spans from 1961 to the present. (usgs.gov)
- They have a tremendous number of sites on the list and a backlog of cases," Mr. LeGendre said. (baltimoresun.com)
- The EPA has announced its seventh update to the Administrator's Emphasis List of Superfund Sites with the addition of the Depue New Jersey Zinc site in Depue, Illinois. (chej.org)
- In 2005, the U.S. EPA added the vacant property to its Superfund list, marking it for cleanup due to the mercury, lead and arsenic concentrations found in local groundwater in spite of the slurry wall and other installations meant to contain that contamination. (fondriest.com)
- Meanwhile, NEWSWEEK reports that, of the 1224 sites EPA has formally placed on the Superfund list over the last nine years, only 27 have been removed from the list because they were fully clean. (rachel.org)
- The Environmental Protection Agency listed the Dwyer Property Groundwater Plume site on the Superfund National Priorities List in March 2011. (cdc.gov)
- The EPA sent a letter to Gov. Brian Sandoval this week announcing its intention to place the mine on the list of the nation's most polluted sites to "mitigate exposures that are a substantial threat to the public health or welfare or the environment. (townhall.com)
- The Olin McIntosh Plant is on the National Priority List of Superfund. (mesotheliomasymptoms.com)
- This is a National Priorities List (NPL), or "Superfund," hazardous waste site. (colorado.gov)
- New York, N.Y.) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck today visited the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund site in Nassau, Rensselaer County, New York to announce that General Electric Company and SI Group, Inc. (formerly Schenectady Chemical) have agreed to conduct comprehensive studies of the contamination at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund site. (epa.gov)
- The site, which is located four miles northeast of the village of Nassau in southern Rensselaer County, is contaminated with volatile organic compounds and other hazardous substances that have seeped out of the landfill and contaminated the ground water. (epa.gov)
- The EPA also announced that the construction of a new water treatment system for collecting and treating liquid seeping from the landfill and ground water is nearly complete and is expected to begin operations in January 2014. (epa.gov)
- One of two agreements announced today is between EPA, GE and the SI Group for an investigation and assessment of long-term cleanup options for the landfill and the ground water underlying it. (epa.gov)
- The treatment plant that is nearing completion replaces an old system that is pumping and collecting the contaminated liquid, called leachate, seeping from the landfill and contaminated ground water at the site. (epa.gov)
- In March 2011, the EPA began gathering landfill and ground water data. (epa.gov)
- Project types cover a variety of environmental media, including stormwater and surface water such as: Superfund, landfill, commercial/industrial, industrial solvent sites, and Brownfields. (westonsolutions.com)
- The county had hoped to spend no more than $8 million to clean the ground water beneath the landfill. (baltimoresun.com)
- For decades, sludge from the wood treatment process was dumped in on-site disposal ponds, or buried or burned at the nearby city landfill. (publicradio.org)
- EPA issues proposed ROD Amendment for $236 million cleanup of West Lake Landfill Superfund Site. (lexology.com)
- for example, RCRA, TSCA, CERCLA, and state cleanup programs for addressing contaminated sites, or Clean Air Act (CAA), Clean Water Act (CWA), and OSHA as may apply to operating compliance and infrastructure improvement needs. (westonsolutions.com)
- The Superfund program operates on the principle that polluters should pay for the cleanups, rather than passing the costs to taxpayers. (epa.gov)
- Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA) and the LLNL Site Profile to Laboratory workers. (cdc.gov)
- Mr. Lewis turned the program over to Mr. McDougall for the presentation of the LLNL Site Profile. (cdc.gov)
- The panel establishes funding priorities for all new cleanup construction projects in the Superfund program. (webwire.com)
- A pilot program at the agency's York River Treatment Plant shows it is possible to clean the water Hampton Roads residents flush out of their homes and businesses so that it is safe to drink, he told a gathering of state and local officials. (dailypress.com)
- Kingsland This former coin-operated dry cleaning business in Llano County is currently in the remedial investigation phase of the state Superfund program due to hazardous substances in groundwater. (texas.gov)
- Michigan has three Superfund sites that remain stagnant in their cleanup process because of a lack of funding for the Superfund program. (chej.org)
- When I began working here 25 years ago, I could not appreciate the perspective I would get from working in EPA's Superfund program from its early years, seeing it grow and evolve. (epa.gov)
- As we celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Superfund program , I look forward to my 25th anniversary with EPA Region 7 here in the Heartland. (epa.gov)
- This is part of the Superfund program evolution. (epa.gov)
- Diana Engeman has been a project manager in the Superfund program in Region 7 for 25 years. (epa.gov)
- The NIEHS Superfund Research Program (SRP) hosted a seminar series that highlighted innovative analytical tools and methods developed and used by SRP grantees. (nih.gov)
- Governor Andrew M. Cuomo's Water Quality Rapid Response Team analyzed data from the U.S. EPA Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule program to identify potential areas of contamination statewide, which led to the discovery of the groundwater contamination near Gabreski Airport. (ny.gov)
- These labs were originally set up for the Superfund program, under which EPA cleans up the most contaminated sites in the nation. (scientificamerican.com)
- See the Columbia SBRP website for more information on the program. (bicn.com)
- The primary objective of the Sustainable Water Resources Program is to assess sustainability issues with respect to water resources within the context of climate variability and land use/land cover change. (utexas.edu)
- The Sustainable Water Resources Program is led by Bridget Scanlon and includes research scientists, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate research assistants working on different topics. (utexas.edu)
- When the last owners couldn't pay for the cleanup, the site became part of the Superfund program. (sun-sentinel.com)
- The FSA through the EERB has been engaged in an ongoing program to address groundwater contamination at grain storage facilities that were formerly operated by the CCC. (usda.gov)
- Since the first discovery of contaminated groundwater in 1988, CCC has been engaged in an active program to identify affected sites and respond with appropriate action to safeguard public health and protect the environment. (usda.gov)
- Authored over 20 peer-reviewed scientific publications regarding chemical and biological water quality, treatment and detection methods, the application of MST, and human health risk assessment. (westonsolutions.com)
- Lois C. Ambash is President and Chief Infomaven of Metaforix Incorporated , whose services include organizational assessment and planning activities, web site and e-letter content development, and design and delivery of customized workshops for healthcare, education, business, and community organizations. (llrx.com)
- In 1996, the Commission adopted a new initiative called the Status Assessment process to further examine progress toward restoration of beneficial uses in specific AOCs or open lake waters. (ijc.org)
- The EPA conducted an assessment of the Western Mineral Products site in 2000 and found asbestos on the property. (asbestos.com)
- The public health assessment evaluated on-site contaminated groundwater and surface soil, and wastes to find out if they would harm people's health. (cdc.gov)
- Other public health assessment findings and recommendations are available in the Dwyer Property Groundwater Plume report. (cdc.gov)
- Most countries have a common framework for a risk assessment procedure for contaminated sites which endanger human health, involve ecological risk, and risks to water resources and construction materials. (springer.com)
- Usually, risk assessment of contaminated land is triggered by suspicious soil or groundwater contamination which is identified by Screening Values (SVs) approach. (springer.com)
- Assessment of paleoclimate impacts on groundwater recharge in semiarid and arid regions. (utexas.edu)
- The new assessment may make it harder to cleanup TCE contaminated sites to acceptable levels, and may require changes in Canadian air, soil and water standards. (mondaq.com)
- The new assessment may require regulators across Canada and the US to reassess generic criteria (for air, water and soil), risk assessments for sites contaminated with TCE, and limits on current industrial emissions. (mondaq.com)
- Risk assessments are conducted in accordance with EPA guidelines described in Risk Assessment Guidance for Superfund , EPA/540/1-89/002. (usda.gov)
- The results of this assessment will show not only where exposure to contaminant may occur within the immediate vicinity of the site, but also whether there is any possibility that other exposures might occur as the contaminant moves off-site with the flow of the groundwater. (usda.gov)
- Cleanup activities have been conducted at sites where risk assessment results have indicated that the carbon tetrachloride contaminant presents an unacceptable human health threat. (usda.gov)
- On Feb. 6, EPA published a final rule delaying until Feb. 6, 2020, the applicability of the 2015 EPA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers rule that had attempted to define the jurisdictional term "waters of the United States" under the Clean Water Act (WOTUS rule). (lexology.com)
- In 1998, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) extended Superfund activities and undertook a remedial investigation/feasibility study (RI/FS) of mining-related contamination in the Coeur d'Alene River basin outside the box. (nap.edu)
- Further investigation is needed to determine the scope of contamination and the source of the plume, as well as possible cleanup options.If the site is added to the NPL, it will be eligible for additional study and cleanup resources. (webwire.com)
- The site is in the remedial investigation phase and TCEQ is conducting a feasibility study to develop and analyze potential cleanup alternatives. (texas.gov)
- It wasn't until 2009, however, that the EPA began a full investigation of the site on the banks of the Androscoggin River. (fondriest.com)
- DEC immediately initiated an investigation and took groundwater and soil samples at the base, which confirmed that the site is a significant source of PFOS contamination in the area. (ny.gov)
- Conducting a groundwater investigation related to fracking is extremely complicated," DiGiulio said. (scientificamerican.com)
- The water will be pumped from the sediment and treated before being discharged. (epa.gov)
- Once the sources have been assessed, the distinguishing source characteristics can be compared with those of samples of soil, sediment, water, and air to assess the origin of the lead. (nap.edu)
- Volatile organic compounds, semi-volatile organic compounds, polychlorinated biphenyls and metals from the former chemical laboratory and recovery facility have contaminated soil, ground water, sediment and surface water. (eponline.com)
- Birds and mammals that eat fish are also affected by mercury and PCBs in contaminated water and sediment, and can be harmful to the health of people who eat them. (eponline.com)
- Under the proposed cleanup plan about 27,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment, soil and debris from the area in and around the previous wastewater lagoon and adjacent stream channels will be excavated, dewatered and taken off site for disposal. (eponline.com)
- One sediment sample showed DDT concentrations 40 times greater than the highest contamination recorded at the Superfund site - a federally designated area of hazardous waste that officials had contained to shallower waters near Palos Verdes. (latimes.com)
- Millions of tons of sediment polluted with lead, arsenic, cadmium and zinc remain-in the Coeur d'Alene River, groundwater, lakes, floodplains and hillsides. (newsweek.com)
- Mercury normally methylates in anaerobic sediment - an absent factor in the fast-moving waters near the Superfund site - but the presence of periphyton makes the process possible in a greater range of environments. (fondriest.com)
- Chen and her team operated across five sites upstream and downstream of the abandoned facility, collecting samples from the sediment, the water column and the creatures that populate it. (fondriest.com)
- While the research from the USGS and Dartmouth found that mercury levels were highest in the sediment and water closest to the site, Chen said she was surprised to find relatively low mercury in most of the biota near the site. (fondriest.com)
- As of 2009, full clean-up had yet to be achieved, and the effort was ongoing to prevent remaining sediment from contaminating ground water. (mesotheliomasymptoms.com)
- Groundwater conditions and contaminant migration at the site have changed due to fluctuation in water levels. (epa.gov)
- USGS has investigated groundwater flow and contaminant transport in the vicinity of former Navy bases in Bucks and Montgomery Counties, southeastern Pennsylvania, in cooperation with the U.S. Navy. (usgs.gov)
- USGS has investigated groundwater flow and contaminant transport in the vicinity of Superfund sites in Montgomery County, southeastern Pennsylvania, in cooperation with EPA. (usgs.gov)
- The most important aspects of the research are the application of NOMAD-KRIBS to a contaminated site and, in particular, the representation of contaminant movements. (epa.gov)
- This site was redeveloped and in this context around 40 borings were placed and contaminant observations performed in these borings. (epa.gov)
- Cleanup technologies may be specific to the contaminant (or contaminant class) and to the site. (encyclopedia.com)
- Thirteen of the samples had detections of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and/or perfluorooctanesulfonate (PFOS) above the recently adopted New York State drinking water standards (maximum contaminant levels, MCLs) of 10 parts per trillion (ppt). (suffolkcountyny.gov)
- In 1987 and 2006, EPA and the Indiana Department of Environmental Management provided alternate water supplies to area residents but did not take steps to remove the source-which has not yet been identified. (webwire.com)
- Drive Superfund Site may have harmed people's health. (cdc.gov)
- Major US Hazardous Waste Laws CERCLA or Superfund RCRA Comprehensive Environmental Response. (scribd.com)
- Currently managing a project that compares the current state of water and waste management in Kuwait to the standards and regulations in the United States (CERCLA, RCRA, CWA), the European Union (EU Water/Waste Framework Directives), Canada (Canada Water Act, CEPA), and the Gulf Cooperation Council. (exponent.com)
- November 25, 1988, the Texas Water Commission published a legal notice in the Texas Register (13 TexReg 5939) inviting independent third parties to participate voluntarily in remedial action at the site. (texas.gov)
- The Lusher site is an underground plume of industrial solvents, including TCE (trichloroethylene). (webwire.com)
- More ominous is the poisonous horizontal plume that is spreading underground as fast as three feet a day toward the Chino Basin, which provides water for 500,000 people within a 30-mile radius. (washingtonpost.com)
- Although Stringfellow is one of the nation's most dangerously polluted dump sites and one of Superfund's first and best-financed projects since the cleanup effort began in 1981, officials can point to little progress in stopping the 300-foot-wide plume of chemicals that have crept to within 2 miles, or closer, of the Chino Basin. (washingtonpost.com)
- For more information about ATSDR's work related to the Dwyer Property Groundwater Plume site in Elkton, MD, community members can call 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636) or visit www.cdc.gov/info . (cdc.gov)
- The plume presently predominantly underlies non-residential areas in the vicinity of Page Mill Road and El Camino Real -- but it includes the Chesnut-Wilton-Ventura neighborhood of smaller homes as well as aparetments along Sherman Avenue near the North County Courthouse, according to a Santa Clara Valley Water District map. (paloaltoonline.com)
- But the boundaries of the contaminated plume have not been precisely measured and need further study, according to a review of the Superfund site this year by the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board, a state agency. (paloaltoonline.com)
- The identified plume of groundwater contamination extends from north of Sand creek to Quebec Street on the east, Holly Street on the west and East 86th Avenue on the north. (colorado.gov)
- The latest groundwater samples, reported last month to the Environmental Protection Agency, found the deep underground plume of vinyl chloride, dichloroethene and other chemicals had shrunk from 860 acres to 473 acres. (sun-sentinel.com)
Treating the contaminated ground water1
- In April 2012, the EPA reached an agreement with GE and SI Group for the companies to take over the operation of the collection system and construct a new plant capable of treating the contaminated ground water and leachate at the site, which will eliminate the need to truck it away. (epa.gov)
- To augment offsite disposal of Stringfellow wastes, the Superfund also paid to have the poisons contained at the site. (washingtonpost.com)
- The newly constructed water treatment plant will eliminate 6-8 truck trips per week to transport contaminated water through the surrounding community for disposal. (epa.gov)
- The liquid waste is then trucked away from the site for disposal. (epa.gov)
- Texas Commission on Environmental Quality publications reflect the agency's responsibility for air quality, water quality, and waste disposal. (llrx.com)
- Groundwater contamination is the result of decades of improper handling and disposal practices by individual facilities that released industrial solvents into the soil and groundwater," according to the EPA project worksheet. (whittierdailynews.com)
- Most have earned that status thanks to now-defunct waste management practices or improper handled by disposal contractors, according to the company website. (fiercepharma.com)
- In 1999, Shell began cleaning-up the Del Amo Superfund site, constructing a multi-layer impermeable cap over the waste pits and installation of the soil-vapor extraction and treatment system. (epa.gov)
- In 1999, Honeywell acquired the site through a merger. (eponline.com)
- In 1999, EPA addressed immediate threats at the Site in its first cleanup action. (wlox.com)
- Suez Lyonnaise des Eaux (which built the Suez Canal and had 1999 profits of $1.5 billion on sales of $32 billion) and Vivendi SA are referred to as the General Motors and Ford Motor Company of the water world. (thirdworldtraveler.com)
- In 1999, Suez paid $1 billion for United Water Resources and bought two major water treatment chemical producers, Nalco and Calgon, for $4.5 billion. (thirdworldtraveler.com)
Drinking contaminated water1
- Newborn children, youthful kids, pregnant ladies, the elderly, and immunocompromised people might be particularly in danger of developing illness as a consequence of drinking contaminated water. (bartleby.com)
- The U.S. Environmental Protection is ordering a $60 million clean-up of rocket fuel-polluted groundwater at the Aerojet Superfund Site in Sacramento County, Calif., the latest phase of a long-term decontamination project at the site. (eponline.com)
- FILLMORE, Calif. - Texaco installed an extraction and treatment system to remove benzene and toluene from the groundwater. (watertechonline.com)
- FILLMORE, Calif. - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that work will begin this week to address soil contamination at the Pacific Pipeline Superfund Site located in Fillmore, Calif., according to a press release. (watertechonline.com)
- LOS ANGELES - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached a $14.6 million settlement with four companies for the construction of a groundwater treatment system at the Montrose and Del Amo Superfund sites in Torrance, Calif. Construction of the treatment system is the first step in the cleanup of groundwater contaminated by chemicals used to manufacture DDT and synthetic rubber over three decades. (epa.gov)
- The New York Times requested copies of email correspondence related to the March 2017 decision by the E.P.A. to reject a decade-old petition to ban chlorpyrifos, a widely used pesticide that research suggests may cause developmental delays in children exposed to it in drinking water or in farming communities. (nytimes.com)
- This site, commonly referred to as the Bunker Hill "box," encompasses a 21-square-mile area including the historic smelter and ore-processing operations in the heart of the Coeur d'Alene River basin. (nap.edu)
- About one-quarter of the water supply for the Village of Ruidoso, New Mexico, is derived from groundwater pumping along North Fork Eagle Creek in the Eagle Creek Basin near Alto, New Mexico. (usgs.gov)
- Because of concerns regarding the effects of groundwater pumping on surface-water hydrology in the Eagle Creek Basin and the effects of the 2012 Little Bear. (usgs.gov)
- Its purpose is to restore and maintain the chemical, physical and biological integrity of the waters of the Great Lakes basin ecosystem. (ijc.org)
- Dana Barton, Associate Director for U.S. Environmental Protection Agency speaks during the San Gabriel Basin Water Quality Basin groundbreaking ceremony for the $40 million Puente Valley treatment plant being paid for by Northrop Grumman on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. (whittierdailynews.com)
- This is the 32nd groundwater treatment facility (in the basin)," said Kenneth Manning, executive director of the San Gabriel Basin Water Quality Authority, which oversees treatment plants throughout the region under the auspices of the EPA. (whittierdailynews.com)
- A rendering of the future San Gabriel Basin Puente Valley groundwater treatment plant. (whittierdailynews.com)
- living in the middle of a natural gas basin, complained of a bad taste and smell in their drinking water. (scientificamerican.com)
- The study also suggests that the entire groundwater resource in the Wind River Basin is contaminated with chemicals linked to hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. (scientificamerican.com)
- During the last several decades, a wide array of analytic techniques have been used, with varied degrees of success, to determine the relative contributions of lead from natural and anthropogenic sources in soils, sediments, water, and air. (nap.edu)
- The uplands, located in the northwest corner of the site, are man-made lands and municipal trash placed there years ago on top of native soils and peat. (eponline.com)
- Drums, storage tanks, tank contents, asbestos and approximately 3,400 cubic yards of contaminated soils were disposed off-site. (wlox.com)
- In fall 2011, the EPA began operating the ground water and leachate collection systems that had been installed by the state. (epa.gov)
- Proposals to NSF super-computer sites (Ohio State, Illinois and San Diego) for Cray and Origin computer times are submitted for additional computer time. (epa.gov)
- It could be December before the state Coastal Commission considers a crucial test well application for the Monterey Peninsula water supply project, the latest potential delay for the proposal. (watereducation.org)
- Pumping the specially treated water into the ground, instead of the current practice of discharging wastewater into the Hampton Roads rivers that flow into the Chesapeake, could help the state reach the tough new pollution standards set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency , Ward said. (dailypress.com)
- Programs such as Superfund in the United States , as well as parallel state programs, represent a commitment of billions of dollars to the cleanup of contaminated sites. (encyclopedia.com)
- The Kingsland state Superfund site is located at 2101 FM 1431, in Kingsland, Llano County. (texas.gov)
- The TCEQ proposed the site to the state Superfund registry in July 1998. (texas.gov)
- New Jersey (the only state for which we have reliable data), 1/6 of the state's groundwater is measurably contaminated with industrial chemicals, and the contamination is growing slowly but certainly. (rachel.org)
- After the obligatory hemming and hawing, something clicked in the corporate board room" and Ciba "built a state-of-the-art water- treatment facility. (rachel.org)
- July 3, 1998, a legal notice was published in the Texas Register (23 TexReg 7137) and the Mission Progress Times proposing to delete the site from the state Superfund registry in accordance with 30 TAC §335.344(c), and inviting public comment on the determination that soil on the site no longer presented an imminent and substantial endangerment to public health and safety or the environment. (texas.gov)
- New York State will reimburse the Suffolk County Water Authority for costs associated with connecting 57 homes threatened by contamination from the nearby Gabreski Air National Guard Base, recently declared a New York State Superfund site, to the municipal supply system. (ny.gov)
- The State has, and continues to, work closely with Suffolk County and the Suffolk County Water Authority to ensure local residents are fully informed, have access to bottled water, and are quickly connected to the municipal water supply. (ny.gov)
- AP) - Fifteen years after U.S. regulators started assessing damage and health risks at an abandoned Nevada copper mine, the Environmental Protection Agency is moving to designate the contaminated land a Superfund site, a step the state could still oppose. (townhall.com)
- If we do not receive a written response from the state by Jan. 29, we will assume that Nevada is in agreement with EPA and will proceed with proposing the site for addition to the NPL," Jared Blumenfeld, the agency's regional administrator in San Francisco, wrote in a Dec. 22 letter obtained by The Associated Press. (townhall.com)
- A plan to offer loans for New Hampshire towns to cover the cost of new limits on PFAS chemicals in drinking water got bipartisan support from state lawmakers Tuesday. (nhpr.org)
- The moves come after one faucet at the middle school was found to have levels of the chemical known as PFOA at 153 parts per trillion, well above the state drinking water standard. (nhpr.org)
- As the state works toward sharply lowering its limit on arsenic in drinking water by mid-2021, recent testing data shows dozens of public water systems will likely be out of compliance with that new standard. (nhpr.org)
- Spokeswoman Megan S. Thorpe at the state's Department of Environmental Quality said state regulators will conduct a thorough inspection of the site as soon as safely possible. (nbcmiami.com)
- Remedial action has also been taken at sites where either state regulators or the U.S. EPA mandate a remedial action. (usda.gov)
- Normal Precipitation Chart from Kansas State University Oznet website Here you can see that most of the Flint Hills counties have average precipitation of about 32-37 inches. (emporia.edu)
- Not only is EPA holding Aerojet accountable for its pollution, but we want to assure local residents that they will have safe drinking water for years to come as the company works to restore the underground aquifer. (eponline.com)
- EPA has been working to clean up groundwater contamination in the San Fernando Valley area since the early 1980s when solvent pollution was first discovered. (epa.gov)
- What comes from our oil industry ultimately ends up changing and altering the biology of the surrounding water with thermal pollution, and in some cases I have seen this reported as just as if not more damaging than bacterial or sedimentary pollution. (bartleby.com)
- The largest of three new plants, it will treat five square miles of underground pollution and produce clean drinking water at a rate of 2,000 gallons per minute to customers of the La Puente Valley County Water District. (whittierdailynews.com)
- That same year, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency took over the site. (publicradio.org)
- Objectives: Vulnerable aquifers put groundwater at extreme pollution risk. (bicn.com)
- The proposed air permit would dictate pollution controls for those stacks to prevent more chemicals from settling into soil and groundwater. (nhpr.org)
- This book will be followed by four books about the design of pollution control processes and integrated systems that are widely used in water pollution control, air pollution control, and solid waste control. (bookboon.com)
- The Florida Petroleum Reprocessors plant was among the worst sources of industrial pollution in South Florida, with workers spilling waste oil onto the ground and dumping contaminated water into an unlined pit. (sun-sentinel.com)
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- Two sites in EPA Region 5 were added to the NPL today, the Eagle Zinc site in Hillsboro, Ill., and the South Minneapolis Residential Soil Contamination site in Minneapolis, Minn. A second Region 5 site was proposed for addition to the NPL: East Troy Contaminated Aquifer, in Troy, Ohio. (webwire.com)
- Furthermore, the strategies might require modification to fit the specific characteristics of an individual site or operable unit. (nap.edu)
- and the decision to transfer some of the extracted groundwater from NHOU to the Burbank Operable Unit (BOU) treatment plant. (epa.gov)
- Operable unit 2 (OU-2), the "non-populated areas," includes the site of the Bunker Hill smelter, ore-processing complex, and mine. (nap.edu)
- The Escambia Wood Treating Company (ETC) Superfund Site in Pensacola, Fla. has received funding through EPA s National Risk-Based Priority Panel for construction of the remedy selected to address contaminated soil (Operable Unit 1). (webwire.com)
- Ground water contamination will be addressed separately as Operable Unit 2 for which EPA is currently developing cleanup alternatives. (webwire.com)
- August 7, 1998, TNRCC issued an administrative order, directing the potentially responsible party to perform or fund the groundwater monitoring for natural attenuation at a rate of twice a year for the first three years and then annually until the attenuation had cleaned the groundwater to established groundwater cleanup levels. (texas.gov)
- Beginning in 1932, Trubeck Laboratories operated an aroma chemicals laboratory and later a solvent recovery operation at the site. (eponline.com)
- Was responsible for natural and enhanced bioremediation site assessments, system design, implementation, regulatory compliance, technical consulting, project oversight and marketing (chlorinated solvent, nitrogen-substituted aromatic, and petroleum hydrocarbon contaminated soil and groundwater). (wilkes.edu)
- BALLMAN: When Ann Anderson asked city officials about the water, they assured her it was safe. (loe.org)
- County officials have said that to foot the entire cost of a Superfund cleanup would cost the county from $25 million to $37 million. (baltimoresun.com)
- Several officials from Northrop, many who came from Falls Church, VA, to attend the ground-breaking ceremony, all declined to comment. (whittierdailynews.com)
- Agency officials say it's premature to conclude the site is causing health problems. (publicradio.org)
- But officials are discussing a long-term solution to protect the site of a 16th Century Spanish church. (gpb.org)
- However to prevent unnecessary exposure, officials are warning members of the public to not trespass onto or fish at the 150-acre site. (cdc.gov)
- Professionals involved in the cleanup of contaminated sites may have long-term exposure to a variety of hazardous materials and, as such, must be protected against adverse health impacts. (encyclopedia.com)
- Many Superfund sites are the result of the way hazardous materials were disposed of in the 1800s through the 1960s. (epa.gov)
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- The widespread contamination at the site will require at least five additional cleanup plans for groundwater and soil over the coming decade. (eponline.com)
- In 1992, EPA selected a cleanup plan to address groundwater contamination at the site. (watertechonline.com)
- Because of the nature and complexity of the contamination at the site, the cleanup work was divided into several phases. (epa.gov)
- In the enforcement orders announced today, Aerojet must fund and construct a water treatment facility that will limit water contamination within set boundaries and purify some 25 million gallons of groundwater daily in order to prevent the loss of additional drinking water supplies. (eponline.com)
- Between August 2012 and October 2013, more than 2.5 million gallons of extracted ground water and leachate have been collected and disposed of out of the area. (epa.gov)
- Once operational, the system will extract up to 700 gallons of water per minute, or a total of a million gallons each day, removing monochlorobenzene and benzene, and re-injecting the cleaned, treated water back into the aquifer. (epa.gov)
- The unit will clean up 2 million gallons of water per day. (whittierdailynews.com)
- Day-in, day-out from April through October, residents of Old Palo Alto have noticed the incessant pumping of water -- estimated at up to 13 million gallons taken from one property alone. (paloaltoonline.com)
- The volume of water removed ranges from 3.9 million to nearly 13 million gallons per property. (paloaltoonline.com)
- Previous owners left behind 90 million gallons of acidic solution that continues to threaten the groundwater, Blumenfeld said. (townhall.com)
- Due to its size and to better manage cleanup efforts, the site was divided into three areas called Operable Units (OUs). (azdeq.gov)
- Generally between 52nd Street on the east, Palm Lane on the north, Seventh Avenue on the west and Buckeye Road on the south in Phoenix, Ariz. Because of the size of the site, it has been divided into three areas called Operable Units (OUs) in order to better manage cleanup efforts. (azdeq.gov)
- The Del Amo Superfund site, located adjacent to the Montrose site, was formerly a synthetic rubber manufacturing facility that used benzene, naphthalene and ethyl benzene. (epa.gov)
- Given the highly variable nature of lead contamination near and adjacent to Superfund sites, not all the methods that are listed in the strategies will be applicable to all sites. (nap.edu)
- Fish and crabs in Berry's Creek and adjacent water bodies are contaminated with chemicals at levels that exceed U.S. Food and Drug Administration guidelines for human consumption. (eponline.com)
- New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan to address contaminated soil at the Maywood Chemical Company Superfund site in Maywood and Rochelle Park, New Jersey. (epa.gov)
- James E. Woolford, Ph.D., of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, delivered today's keynote address at NGWA's Groundwater Solutions: Innovating to Address Emerging Issues for Groundwater Resources symposium in Arlington, Virginia. (environmental-expert.com)
- LOS ANGELES -The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized three orders with Lockheed Martin Corporation and Honeywell International, Inc. requiring the companies to expand groundwater treatment and conduct additional groundwater contamination studies at the San Fernando Valley Area 1 Superfund site. (epa.gov)
- CHICAGO (March 9, 2018) - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is taking public comments on the proposed plan to address vapor intrusion at the Keystone Corridor Superfund site in Indianapolis. (epa.gov)
- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has been conducting cleanup activities at the site costing millions of dollars. (nbcdfw.com)
- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency made that announcement Monday concerning the Chemfax, Inc. Superfund Site, at the intersection of Creosote Road and Three Rivers Road. (wlox.com)
- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today proposed the Lusher Street Ground Water Contamination site in Elkhart, Ind. (webwire.com)
- The push continues to take away drinking water responsibilities from the California Department of Public Health, which has been under a spotlight from the Legislature and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. (watereducation.org)
- That area was designated as a Superfund site by the US Environmental Protection Agency in September 2016. (cnn.com)
- In 1983, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency designated a 21-square-mile area of Silver Valley the Bunker Hill Mining and Metallurgical Complex Superfund site. (newsweek.com)
- The bill requires the Environmental Protection Agency to designate PFAS chemicals as a dangerous substance under the Superfund law within one year of the enactment of the bill. (chej.org)
- The Environmental Protection Agency, which administers the Superfund, says that so few projects have been completed because of the complexity of most waste sites. (washingtonpost.com)
- In January 2015 the Environment Protection Agency (EPA) proposed new health and environmental protection standards for uranium extraction including tighter groundwater quality and monitoring standards, under the Uranium Mill Tailings Radiation Control Act of 1978. (world-nuclear.org)
- The Environmental Protection Agency has identified 41 Superfund sites in threatened parts of the Carolinas, Virginia, Maryland and Georgia, including polluted industrial sites, chemical plants, coastal shipyards and military bases. (nbcmiami.com)
- WASHINGTON - For years, the Environmental Protection Agency has struggled to prevent an ingredient once used in stain-resistant carpets and nonstick pans from contaminating drinking water . (nytimes.com)
- In coordination and cooperation with respective states or the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), CCC conducts varying levels of site investigations. (usda.gov)
- In a 2010 settlement with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the four private parties agreed to perform a remedial action to clean up the site at an estimated cost of $13 million. (mass.gov)
- The combustion of fossil fuels, particularly coal, introduces large quantities of arsenic into the environment, much of which reaches natural waters. (sbir.gov)
- The contamination resulted from the operations of various industrial facilities dating back to the 19th century that exposed the site to asbestos, arsenic, lead and other hazardous substances. (mass.gov)
- With this designation, DEC identified the DOD, which oversees the site's operations, as the potentially responsible party for PFOS contamination detected in nearby groundwater supplies. (ny.gov)
- CNN talked to locals who said they were desperate for water and were willing to take what they perceived as risks by drinking water from a location designated as a hazardous-waste site by the government. (cnn.com)
- Locals removed materials from the site and may have used it for driveway or yard fill, gardening and other purposes. (asbestos.com)
- We've avoided a lot of the litigation and put our dollars into cleaning up the site," he said. (sun-sentinel.com)
- Interim remedial measures are in place at OU1 and OU2 to clean up groundwater and reduce migration of COCs. (azdeq.gov)
- This funding is in addition to the more than $35 million committed by EPA to interim actions at the Site. (webwire.com)
- Interim remedial measures are in place to clean up groundwater and reduce the migration of contaminated groundwater. (azdeq.gov)
- To date, more than 575,000 cubic yards of radioactively-contaminated material has been removed from the site, significantly reducing the potential for exposure to contamination. (epa.gov)
- In some areas where contamination remains in place, the EPA plan will prohibit activities that could disturb the site and allow potential exposure to the contamination in the future. (epa.gov)
- The main exposure pathway to the COCs is through ingestion of contaminated groundwater. (azdeq.gov)
- These activities are designed to mitigate the risk of exposure to the COCs through groundwater. (azdeq.gov)
- The major routes of exposure for workers at contaminated sites are through dermal (skin) or inhalation pathways. (encyclopedia.com)
- This continues until the site is deemed "unrestricted use/unlimited exposure. (epa.gov)
- Although the health effects of specific levels are not well-understood, long-term exposure to high levels of uranium in drinking water may cause cancer and damage kidneys, the EPA said. (townhall.com)
- This exposure scenario, known as vapor intrusion (VI), is currently being studied as a part of the RI/FS process for the site. (azdeq.gov)
- At sites where contamination has been identified in a drinking water source at levels above the MCL and a CCC presence has been confirmed, immediate action is initiated to ensure that any human exposure routes are eliminated. (usda.gov)
- The Spanish transnational Aguas de Barcelona is active in Latin America, and Great Britain's Thames Water and Biwater are acquiring water concessions in Asia and South Africa. (thirdworldtraveler.com)
- But beneath the tableau lies a stream of man's most lethal chemicals, cyanide solutions, acids, heavy metals and pesticides, the industrial debris of corporate America dumped here in the 1950s and 1960s by enormous tank trucks and left to ooze into the underground water supply of the 7,000 people of this rustic community. (washingtonpost.com)
- If the definition is broadened beyond Pentagon installations, about 900 of the 1200 or so Superfund sites in America are abandoned military facilities or sites that otherwise support military needs. (newsweek.com)