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Environmental Health - Toxic Substances


Contaminated Site Management and Remediation Investigations

Map of Toxics Program Study Sites
Locations of Toxics Program Subsurface Point-Source Contamination Investigations
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A sewage treatment plant on the Massachusetts Military Reservation, Cape Cod.
A sewage treatment plant on the Massachusetts Military Reservation, Cape Cod discharged its treated wastewater into a series of infiltration beds through pipes like the one in the photo. This practice lasted for more than 60 years, and created a plume of wastewater more than 6 kilometers (approximately 4 miles) long in the subsurface -- from the Cape Cod Investigation

The Toxics Program conducts intensive field investigations to study common classes of subsurface point-source contamination. (more information)

Contamination in Fractured-Rock Aquifers

Petroleum Related Contamination (including crude oil, gasoline and produced water)

Chlorinated Solvents Contamination

Contamination from Sources with Mixed Wastes (including landfills and wastewater discharge)

Complete listing of point-source investigations and projects >>

Other Subsurface Point-Source Investigations

Subsurface Point-Source Contamination Information

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