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Toxics Program Remediation Activities
Site Characterization for Remediation
Project Contaminants of Concern Location
Abandoned Mine Lands Initiative Metals Animas River, CO;
Boulder River, MT
Alternative Landfill Cover Assessment Landfill Leachate Fort Carson, CO
Assessing Bottom Sediments as a Source of Mercury Contamination Mercury, Methylmercury Camp Far West Reservoir, California
Biodegradation of Charcoal Production Wastes Waste Waters, Hydrocarbons Kingsford, Michigan
Borehole-Geophysical Monitoring of Steam-Injection Remediation Technology Chlorinated Slovents, Trichloroethane (TCE), Tetrachloroethylene (PCE) Loring Air Force Base, Maine
Borehole-Geophysical Monitoring of a Blast-Fracture Extraction Trench Chlorinated Solvents Loring Air Force Base, Maine
Borehole-Geophysical Monitoring of a Contaminated Fractured Rock Aquifer Pesticides, Chlorinated Solvents, Heavy Metals, Benzene Storrs, Connecticut
Can Trees Clean Up Ground Water? Phytoremediation of Trichloroethene-Contaminated Ground Water at Air Force Plant 4, Fort Worth, Texas Chlorinated Solvents (trichloroethene [TCE]) Air Force Plant 4, Fort Worth, Texas (adjacent to the Naval Air Station Fort Worth [formerly Carswell Air Force Base], Fort Worth, Texas)
Delineating Discharge Areas of Contaminant Plumes with Diffusion Samplers Chlorinated Solvents, Volatile organic compounds (VOCs), Trichloroethene (TCE), Tetrachloroethene (PCE) Johns Pond, Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Evaluating How Downstream Tailings Deposits Impact the Effectiveness of Remediation Plans Metals, Acidic Water Upper Arkansas River, Colorado
Evaluation of Selenium Remediation Plans Waste Waters California Central Valley
San Francisco Bay, CA
Geochemical and Microbiological Processes that Affect Migration and Natural Attenuation of Chlorinated Solvents in Fractured Sedimentary Rock Chlorinated Solvents (trichloroethene [TCE]) Naval Air Warfare Center (NAWC) Research Site, West Trenton, New Jersey
Geophysical Monitoring of the Use of a Biostimulation Technology to Remediate Contaminated Ground Water Chlorinated Solvents, Trichloroethene (TCE) Naval Industrial Reserve Ordinance Plant (NIROP), Fridley, Minnesota
Lake Coeur d'Alene Remediation Assessment Metals Lake Coeur d'Alene, ID
Landfill Leachate Mobilizes Arsenic Bound in Aquifer Sediments: Saco, Maine Arsenic, Landfill Leachate Saco, Maine
Mercury Transport in the Carson River Basin Metals Lahontan Reservoir, NV
Carson River, NV
Natural Attenuation of Chlorinated Ethenes in a Seasonally Cold Environment, Fairbanks, Alaska Chlorinated Solvents (trichloroethene TCE), Hydrocarbons Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities Peger Road Operations and Maintenance Facility, Fairbanks, Alaska
Natural Attenuation of Wood Preservatives in Ground Water Wood preservatives (creosote and pentachlorophenol [PCP]), Dioxins Pensacola, Florida
Natural Attenuation of a Crude-Oil Spill Hydrocarbons, Crude Oil Cass Lake, MN
Nickel Cycling in the South San Francisco Bay Metals San Francisco Bay, CA
Phosphorus Plume Remediation Waste Waters Massachusetts Military Reservation, Cape Cod, MA
Phytoremediation in the Desert? Chlorinated Solvents, Radioactive Amargosa Desert Research Site, NV
Processes that Control the Natural Attenuation of Chlorinated Solvents, Picatinny Arsenal Chlorinated Solvents (trichloroethene [TCE]) Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey
Quanitfying Natural Attenuation at the Plume Scale Hydrocarbons, Gasoline Galloway Township, NJ;
Laurel Bay, SC
Quantifying Subsurface Biodegradation Landfill Leachate, Chlorinated Solvents, Metals Norman Municipal Landfill, Norman, OK
RDX Biodegradation Assessment RDX (Royal Demolition eXplosive, hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine) Naval Submarine Base Bangor, Washington
Remediating Some of the World's Most Acidic Waters at the Iron Mountain Superfund Site--A Tough Challenge for Scientists Metals (cadmium, copper, lead, mercury, zinc, and iron), Acidic Water Iron Mountain, Redding (Shasta County), CA
Summitville Mine and its Downstream Effects Metals, Cyanide Summitville, CO
Vapor Extraction Optimization Hydrocarbons Galloway Township, NJ
Yolo Bypass Studies Metals, Mercury, Loss of Habitat is also a Major Issue Yolo Bypass, Sacramento, CA Cache Creek, CA

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