Sediment cleanup status report

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Published by Washington State Dept. of Ecology in [Olympia, Wash.] .

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  • Contaminated sediments -- Washington (State),
  • Marine sediments -- Environmental aspects -- Washington (State),
  • Water -- Pollution -- Washington (State) -- Point source identification,
  • In situ remediation -- Washington (State)

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StatementWashington State Department of Ecology, Toxics Cleanup Program.
SeriesPublication -- no. 05-09-092., Publication (Washington (State). Dept. of Ecology) -- no. 05-09-092.
ContributionsWashington (State). Toxics Cleanup Program., Washington (State). Dept. of Ecology.
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Paginationiii, 46 p. :
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17628901M

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Sediment Cleanup Status Report Page 3 Cleanup Progress Many Marine Sediment Sites in the Process of Cleanup Of the 93 marine sediment sites, more than two thirds (65 sites) are in the process of being cleaned up. This includes all ongoing sites with initial investigations, remedial investigations, feasibility studies, design phase, and cleanup.

Sediment Cleanup Status Report Page 3 Cleanup Progress Many Marine Sediment Sites in the Process of Cleanup Of the marine sediment sites, nearly two thirds (73 sites) are in the process of being cleaned up.

This includes all ongoing sites with initial investigations, remedial investigations, feasibility studies, design phase, and cleanup. status, disabled veteran’s status, Vietnam-era veteran’s status, or sexual orientation. If you have special accommodation needs or require this document in alternative format, please contact Carol Dorn in the Toxics Cleanup Program at () (voice).

The number for Ecology’s Teletypewriters (TTY) device for the deaf at. The purpose of this document is to provide guidance to Ecology staff, potentially liable persons, and technical consultants on how to conduct cleanup of contaminated sediment sites.

The guidance focuses on implementing Part V provisions (Sediment Cleanup Standards) of the Sediment Management Standards rule, Chapter WAC.

This is a concept in the SMS rule that can be used to set sediment cleanup levels. It can also help evaluate cleanup options, and identify potential areas for cleanup in the future.

Regional background includes chemical concentrations in sediment that are from diffuse sources, like stormwater, rather than a. 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 creosote waste. risk to coastal ecosystems and, primarily through consumption of fish and shellfish, to human health. Management of contaminated sediments is a complicated problem.

1 At the technical level, controlling input is difficult because of the multiplicity of sources, and the wide dispersion of sediments by hydrodynamic and biological processes tends to expand the scope of cleanup operations.

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The Twelfth Edition of Treatment Technologies for Site Cleanup: Annual Status Report (ASR) documents the status, achievements, and trends associated with treatment technologies at National Priorities List (NPL) sites for remedy decisions between and Information collected and analyzed for this report helps document the.

A cleanup remedy, with an estimated $ million cost to complete, has already been selected for the Minnesota Slip. It was the least expensive option, because Sediment cleanup status report book moves 2, cubic yards of contaminated sediments to the slip’s deeper areas, covers the leveled sediment with a.

Toxics Cleanup Program: Description: This is the update of the Sediment Management Standards, Chapter WAC. This replaces the Sediment. Federal Building Administration Road Oak Ridge, TN Phone: () or,option 2. the cleanup levels identified for each case study site in comparison to the preliminary Tier I criteria.

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Contaminated Sediment Cleanup. To learn more about sediment cleanup in the Great Lakes, check out these websites: Joint Commission as Areas of Concern (AOCs).

For a map and descriptions of these AOCs, and updates of their cleanup status, then click on the book title for a brief description, the free download, or purchase options. This report discusses causes and issues related to recontamination to assist state regulators in the planning and decision-making processes necessary to minimize the potential for recontamination at sediment cleanup sites.

Sustainable Sediment Remediation Bullard, A., R. Wensink, and S. Moore. TR-NAVFAC EXWC-EV, 55 pp, Sediment Management in Washington State PART 1 - Origin #1 of SMS Rule z“Bad news and an ugly site” zNOAA studies find Puget Sound flatfish have toxic compounds in tissues and organ lesions (early s) zEPA/CERCLA lists priority sediment site - Commencement Bay Tideflats ().

You can look at the contents of this book as a status report of where we are in addressing the 78 sites on the National Priorities List (NPL) in the Region (14 have been deleted), as well as our efforts to address emergency or short term cleanup actions, and to assess new sites that we learn about.

This quarterly cleanup status report (CSR) summarizes operation and maintenance (O&M) activities and monitoring data for the pump and treat (P&T) system operated as part of the selected remedy for the Fruit Avenue Plume (FAP) Superfund Site (CERCLIS No.

NMD) located in. USS Site Current Status 90% of the site is undergoing some form of investigation or cleanup • acre VIC site (Duluth Seaway Port Authority) – planned soil cleanup • Petroleum site (Release from 1 million gal. tanks) – investigation • Sediment Units – completed feasibility study –Over acres of sediments (>1, yd.

The sediment cleanup objective biological criteria for a sampling station is exceeded when one of the biological test results is above the sediment cleanup objective as described in Table IV. (b) The cleanup screening levels of this section establish a minor adverse effects level, including acute or chronic adverse effects, to the benthic.

The book finds that, based on a review of available evidence, dredging's ability to decrease environmental and health risks is still an open question. Analysis of pre-dredging and post-dredging at about 20 sites found a wide range of outcomes in terms of surface sediment concentrations of contaminants: some sites showed increases, some no.

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If a particular site has one or more unfavorable conditions -- the presence of debris such as boulders or cables, for example, or bedrock lying beneath the contaminated sediment -- then dredging alone is unlikely to be sufficient.

to "this sediment cleanup standard" should be "the sediment cleanup standard". The former implies that there may be more than one standard. In this section of the report it would have been helpful to include a reference to the Pre-Design Work Plan that stated the sediments were not planning on being sampled for chemical analysis, but.

Assessment aid Remediation of Contaminated Sediipents (ARCS) Program Final Summary Report In support of the United States commitment to the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement with Canada, § (c)(3) of the Clean Water Act, added by the Water Quality Act of '/, authorized the U.S* Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), through the Great Lakes National Program Office.

Sediment Update: A Summary of the Procedural Status of a Collection of Sites By Mark Myers, Drew Pearsall, Brian Freeman, and Megan Baroni – J Contaminated sediment sites are a lightning rod for lengthy investigation and expensive remediation. The mayors likewise cost-shared a Corps of Engineers project to restore wetlands and plan for sediment cleanup on the river.

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Contaminated Sediments at Navy Facilities: Cleanup Alternatives Sediment contamination is recognized as a widespread and serious problem, and the management of contaminated sediments presents significant challenges.

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watersheds haveFile Size: KB. from sediment cleanup projects in licensed landfills. Several States have initiated their own sediment cleanup programs or are addressing sediment si tes under State -led cleanup programs.

The States may also take a lead role in evaluations of cleanup under Superfund and RCRA. (c) Monitoring approaches. For sediment cleanup standards based on the benthic criteria in WAC oras applicable, the department will determine compliance on an individual station by station sediment cleanup standards based on other criteria, the department will determine compliance by area weighted or other averaging approach, individual station by station.

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Location: Palos Verdes Shelf, CA Purpose: Cleanup Natural Resource Trustee Contaminant: DDT, PCBs Vol dredged material: 17 sq km contaminated area Lead: NOAA USACE role: Planning level feasbility study, design requirements for insitu and dredging options, assessment of deep water dredging technologies.

Technical issues: Vast area and volume to be remediated, water depths 30 to m. The final report discusses the issue, history of the shipyards involvement with sediment investigation and cleanup, the basis for interim cleanup levels for the shipyards, the purpose and results of the peer review panel, regional board follow-up to the peer review results, evaluation of the most sensitive beneficial use, and consideration of.

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Sediment Analysis Report Bolles East (L) Canal Conveyance Improvement Project 4 Site History Based on a study performed inSediment and Surface Water Characterization of the Bolles and Cross Canals, it was identified that the canal sediments contained the presence of DDT and its metabolites DDE and DDD.Equilibrium partitioning Sediment Benchmarks (ESBs) are a type of Sediment Quality Guideline (SQG) derived by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the protection of benthic organisms.

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