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Guidance on remedial actions for Superfund sites with PCB contamination.

Guidance on remedial actions for Superfund sites with PCB contamination.

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Published by Office of Emergency and Remedial Response, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Polychlorinated biphenyls -- Environmental aspects -- United States.,
  • Hazardous substances -- United States -- Risk assessment.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesOSWER directive -- no. 9355.4-01., OSWER directive -- 9355.4-1.
    ContributionsUnited States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Emergency and Remedial Response.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15280610M


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Guidance on remedial actions for Superfund sites with PCB contamination. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Guidance on remedial actions for Superfund sites with PCB contamination (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Emergency and Remedial Response, OCLC.

CONTENTS Figures vii Tables ix Superfund Abbreviations/Acronyms xii Key to Parameters Used In Equations xiv Acknowledgement xvi Introduction 1 Background 1 Objectives 3 Approach 3 Recommended Uses of This Manual 4 Document Organization 8 Discussion of Emissions during Site Cleanups 9 Thermal Destruction 9 Emission.

VOLUME £ BOOK I TAB:;jEXHIBIT::APPENDDf--APPLICATION OF PCS CLEANUP POLICY AND GUIDANl The August EPA Guidance on Remedial Actions for Superfund Sites with PCB Contamination [EPA, ] sets Preliminary Remediation Goals for PCBs for soil, groundwater and sediment.

Preliminary Remediation Goals (PRGs) are specific. EPA is adding and proposing sites to the NPL where releases of contamination pose human health and environmental risks. The Superfund Task Force is highlighting the accomplishments of the last two years and plans to build on this important work going forward.

marks the 20 th anniversary of EPA’s initiative to safely reuse and redevelop. The United States federal Superfund law is officially known as the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of (CERCLA). The federal Superfund program, administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is designed to investigate and clean up sites contaminated with hazardous substances.

Sites managed under this program Enacted by: the 96th United States Congress. Note: For additional details on sites, see Table For abbreviations, see page Site: Bayou Bonfouca, LA.

Stated Remedial Action Objectives (Related to Sediment Removal): Reduce or eliminate the potential for ingestion of carcinogens in groundwater, surface soils, and shellfish. Reduce or eliminate the direct contact threat posed by bayou sediments and onsite surficial.

environment, further remedial actions will need to be considered. Applicable or Relevant and Appropriate Requirements Section (d)(2)(A) of CERCLA incorporates into law the CERCLA Compliance Policy, which specifies that Superfund remedial actions meet any Federal standards, requirements, criteria, or limitations that.

Remedial Actions Guidance on Remedial Actions for Superfund Sites with PCB Contamination - SMR Rec. #23 M. Enforcement Strategy Superfund Enforcement Strategy and Implementation Plan Pre-referral Negotiation Procedures for Superfund Enforcement Cases N.

Inspector Training Requirements CERCLA Implementation of Inspector Training Requirements for. Name of Document Description of Document; Best Management Practices for Soil Treatment Technologies: This document provides guidance on how to design and conduct soil remediation activities at Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and other hazardous waste sites so that transfers of contaminants from contaminated soil to other media (i.e., clean soil, air.

This chapter discusses land remediation mechanisms in the US and UK, and how these mechanisms may apply in China. Among others, the decision criteria and the time point for initiating a redevelopment, together with the remediation standards for a contaminated site have been covered by this : Xiaobo Zhao.

@article{osti_, title = {Rules of thumb for superfund remedy selection}, author = {}, abstractNote = {The guidance document describes key principles and expectations, interspersed with `best practices` based on program experience, that should be consulted during the Superfund remedy selection process.

These remedy selection `Rules of Thumb` are organized. EP SW 7/10 Guidance on Remedial Actions for Superfund Sites with PCB Contamination EP Su 7/11 Superfund Removal Procedures Action Memorandum Guidance EP Su 7/12 Sub-Slab Depressurization for Low-Permeability Fill Materials EP Su 7/13/V.1 Superfund Program Implementation Manual Fiscal Year Volume I.

@article{osti_, title = {Superfund Record of Decision (EPA Region 4): Sangamo/Twelve-Mile Creek, Lake Hartwell PCB contamination site, Pickens, SC. (First remedial action), December }, author = {Not Available}, abstractNote = {The acre Sangamo/Twelve-Mile/Hartwell PCB site consists of seven separate disposal areas in Pickens County, South.

This book is a comprehensive review of the analytical chemistry of PCBs. It is part history, part annotated bibliography, part comparison, and part guidance. Featuring a new chapter on analyst/customer interactions and several new appendices, the Second Edition is an invaluable resource for both chemists with no experience in PCB analysis and.

The primary objective for managing PCB-contaminated sediments is the reduction of risk.A critical part of this evaluation is the characterization of existing and potential risks to affected parties. In analyzing risks from PCB-contaminated sediments, the primary focus has been on human health and ecological effects from exposure, the emphasis being on the bioaccumulation of PCBs.

The United States federal Superfund law is officially known as the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of (CERCLA). [1] The federal Superfund program, administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is designed to investigate and clean up sites contaminated with hazardous substances.

Sites managed under. The EPA had now created the first National Priorities List (NPL), which classified sites, creating a list of the nation's priorities for cleanup under Superfund. Only sites on the NPL would qualify for long-term remedial actions financed by the.

Contaminated Sediment Remediation Guidance for Hazardous Waste Sites USEPA, Office of Superfund Remediation and Technology Innovation EPAR, pp, This document provides an overview of the start to finish process of characterizing and remediating contaminated sediments.

Sites on the NPL may be the subject of remedial actions financed by the Hazardous Substance Superfund (Fund). As described in (e)(3) of the NCP, sites deleted from the NPL remain eligible for Fund-financed remedial actions if future conditions warrant such actions. Guidance on Remedial Actions for Contaminated Ground Water at Superfund Sites.

Office of Emergency and Remedial Response, Washington, DC. Directive EPA//G/ NTIS PB/CCE. U.S. EPA. Superfund Exposure Assessment Manual. OSWER Directive Office of Emergency and Remedial Response, Washington, DC. EPA//1. Differences in PCB homologue profiles among the sampling sites were found and can be probably ascribed to different local contamination sources.

p,p'-DDE (>80%) was the most abundant component of. Feathers as bioindicators of PCB exposure in clapper rails. Guidance on remedial actions for superfund sites with. PCB contamination.

Report no.: EPA//G/ Remedial Action Objectives are specific goals at each Superfund Site that EPA establishes to protect human health and the environment. These goals also assist EPA in measuring the effectiveness of remedial actions in achieving Superfund cleanups.

The Remedial Action Objectives established for groundwater and soil in the Record of Decision for PGA-North. A polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) is an organic chlorine compound with the formula C 12 H 10−x Cl lorinated biphenyls were once widely deployed as dielectric and coolant fluids in electrical apparatus, carbonless copy paper and in heat transfer fluids.

Because of their longevity, PCBs are still widely in use, even though their manufacture has declined drastically since the Chemical formula: C₁₂H10−xClₓ. Guidance on Remedial Actions for Superfund Sites with PCB Contamination, August EPA Government report, EPA//G/ 12 Field and Laboratory Microbial Ecology, Robert W.

Gorden Field and Laboratory Manual 13 Marine and. Guidance on Remedial Action for Superfund Sites with PCB Contamination, EPA//G/; NTIS: PB EPA, Handbook on In Situ Treatment of Hazardous Waste-Contaminated Soils, EPA///; NTIS: PB EPA, Innovative and Alternative Technology Assessment Manual, EPA, Office of Water Program Operations.

This database contains records of the sites which have been remediated or are being managed under a remedial program (e.g., State Superfund, or Brownfield Cleanup).

All sites listed on the "Registry of Inactive Hazardous Waste Disposal Sites. Sites on the NPL may be the subject of remedial act ions financed by the Hazardous Substance Superfund (Fund).

As described in § (e)(3) of the NCP, sites deleted from the NPL remain eligible for Fund-financed remedial actions if future conditions warrant such actions. The Air Force Installation Restoration Program (IRP) The Air Force Installation Restoration Program (IRP) is designed to identify, investigate, and cleanup contamination associated with past Air Force activities at active AF installations; government-owned, contractor-operated facilities; off-site locations where contamination may have migrated; third party sites; and sites.

Soil and Concrete Sampling and Analysis Plan. This SAP describes the field and laboratory methodology that will be used to characterize the. in situ. PCB concentrations in soil and potential concrete in the vicinity of the historic PCB hot spot at Site File Size: 2MB.

3The regulations can be found at 43 CFR § (f)(1)(ii) and 43 CFR § (f)(1)(iii). 4PCBs are listed as hazardous substances in TableList of Hazardous Substances and Reportable Quantities under CERCLA (40 CFR § (a)) and as toxic pollutants pursuant to 40 CFR §as amended, under the CWA. PCBs are thus a hazardous substance within the.

Of those, 12 are State Superfund sites, 37 are listed as potential Superfund sites by the EPA Waste Management Division, EPA –A. There are 15 known discharge points into the creek, including 4 combined overflow sewage or sanitary sewage and 6 permitted industrial.

Remedial Actions Evaluated for PCB Impacted Soil. 6 Remedial Actions Evaluated for PCE Impacted Soil and Concrete Impacting Indoor Air 7.

62 percent of its sites to date. We believe that collecting and sharing best practices across the program with our installations is part of running a safe, cost effective and timely cleanup program while maintaining open communication with stakeholders. innovative monitoring, measurement, and characterization technologies at Superfund sites.

The MMTP focuses on new technologies that can provide more cost effective, faster, and safer ways to assess the nature and extent of contamination than current technologies. The EPA NERL in Las Vegas, Nevada, implements the MMTP portion of the SITE Size: 3MB.

before the Hudson River PCB Superfund site cleanup has been so highly monitored or scrutinized. The experience from the implementation of Phase 1 provides many opportunities to learn lessons applicable to Phase 2 and to other sediment remediation projects.

Phase 1 had many successes: Three significant guideposts for success during Phase 1 were. Freshman JS, Menzie CA.

Two wildlife exposure models to assess impacts at the individual and population levels and the efficacy of remedial actions. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment ; 2(3) These will be covered which include NYS, CA and currently there is a group at the NJDEP working on a Perimeter Monitoring Guidance Document to be released later this year.

EPA Region 3 published a Quality of Life Performance States to address the exposure risks posed in large remedial actions. Abstract. Contaminated sediments present a serious and vexing problem.

The legacy of poor environmental practices related to industrial, agricultural, and residential uses of chemicals, waste water treatment, storm water management, as well as numerous other activities affecting water quality are evident in the current challenges facing public and private Cited by: 1.

DRAFT REMEDIAL ACTION PLAN UPDATE for the SHEBOYGAN RIVER AREA OF CONCERN Approved remedial actions (Superfund and RCRA) for contaminated sediment and floodplains have been fully implemented; and are pockets of PCB contamination in the sediment that are bioavailable.

These elevated exposures were not widespread atFile Size: 5MB. However, guidance for organizing how and where these approaches would be used at actual sites is lacking. Clearly, the innovative approach would have to offer some advantage in terms of greater risk reduction, lower costs, conserved habitat, etc., compared with an existing by: Specifically, OSRTI is asking each Region to name a staff contact to serve as the Superfund Regional Triad Lead, who would coordinate ongoing and future Triad efforts in their Region and serve on a new Superfund Triad Workgroup, and to nominate at least two Superfund sites at which to initiate use of the complete Triad process during FY take appropriate remedial actions; and (4) local government or the Federal government will not take appropriate remedial actions.

a. Initial Response Tasks Initial response tasks are those that BSPR personnel perform during any incident response, between the time they receive the spill notification and the time when they begin on-scene actions.