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pollution of the water in rivers and lakes

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We are excited that this means the important work to address groundwater contamination and ensure clean drinking water will begin next year, said Curt Spalding, regional administrator of EPA s New England office.
There is a growing body of evidence that suggests certain components often encountered in the C&D waste stream, such as CCA-treated wood, have the potential to result in groundwater contamination," he says.
Fully updated and expanded into two volumes, Groundwater Contamination comprehensively explains the sources of groundwater contamination, the regulations governing it, and the technologies for abating it.
Now vacant, it's one of several contaminated sites that have contributed to an area-wide groundwater contamination problem in Sweet Home.
All indications [nevertheless] suggest that the alternative ethers would pose groundwater contamination threats similar to MTBE if their scale of usage were expanded," Shih says.
The company offers its clients a team of specialized personnel providing consulting and engineering, procurement, construction and management (EPCM) service in a number of key areas including: water supply evaluations, wellhead protection studies, waterquality assessments, groundwater contamination investigations, mine dewatering studies, environmental effects monitoring, environmental risk analysis, mine design, rock mechanics, site decommissioning, rehabilitation services for mines and processing plants, closure plans and short- and long-term property management in the mining, forest, waste management and construction fields.
Judy Treichel, executive director of the Nevada Nuclear Waste Task Force, charges that despite concerns about geologic instability, groundwater contamination and hazardous waste transport, the DOE has held a minimal amount of public meetings, often with misleading and confusing locations and times.
We have better quality grass, no groundwater contamination and less cost.
The new method could be applied in cleanups at many other sites with groundwater contamination problems throughout the nation.
94-38 held that the costs to clean up the soil and groundwater contamination were ordinary and necessary business expenses; however, the construction of a groundwater treatment and monitoring system had to be capitalized.
Introducing the EnviroWash at the World of Concrete - The Only Closed-Loop Concrete Washout Solution That Prevents Nearly 90% of Rainwater and Groundwater Contamination
Environmental Protection Agency today announced a new investigation to determine the nature and extent of groundwater contamination at the Delaware City PVC Superfund site in New Castle County.
From 1997 to 2000, he worked on San Gabriel Valley groundwater contamination issues.
The flawed study did not address such fundamental issues as sewage treatment and the feasibility of permitting residential development in an area that is known to have soil and groundwater contamination from decades of heavy industrial use.
About 85% of all Superfund sites involve groundwater contamination, according to Green Scissors, a coalition of more than 40 environmental, taxpayer, public health and consumer interest organizations.
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