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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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Drill rig and rock corring operations at the NAWC site.
Drilling operations at the NAWC site (circa 2005). Samples of rock core were collected and were analyzed for concentrations of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) at about 50 various depths, providing a direct measure of the contaminant concentrations in the rock matrix -- from the Naval Air Warfare Center (NAWC) Research Site

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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