Water Pipelines: Tackling Toxics
In the spring of 1988, residents of Girwood, Alaska contacted the state's environmental agency to complain of foul-tasting drinking water. While most complaints came after...

The National Status and Trends Program: Development and Future Directions
NOAA's National Status and Trends Program was initiated in 1983 to provide information on environmental quality related to levels and effects of toxic contaminants in U.S. coastal and...

Contaminant Monitoring for NMFS Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Program
Because of increasing concern that chemical contamination may impair the health of marine mammals, a better understanding of the extent of contamination and types of toxic effects in these...

Coordinating Toxic Cleanup with Future Site Utilization
The Port of Olympia owns a site where former industrial activity left a legacy of toxic contamination, and which is currently involved in a cleanup action. A waterfront site which was...

Subterranean Disposal of Irrigation Drainage Waters in Western San Joaquin Valley
Subsurface drainage waters in the western San Joaquin Valley of California are laden with selenium and other toxic elements and above-ground disposal creates a hazard problem (Letey et...

Modeling the Fate and Transport of Toxic Heavy Metals in South San Francisco Bay
A two-dimensional vertically-averaged finite element model for the fate and transport of cohesive sediments and associated toxic heavy metals was utilized to predict the spatial and temporal...

Hydrodynamic and Toxic Contaminant Dispersion in the Lower St. Marys River
A numerical model that simulates the hydrodynamics and the transport of toxic contaminants in the Lower St.Marys River is being calibrated and verified using field data from the U.S. Army...

Whose Risk Is It, Anyway?
Near the now-closed Smuggler Mine in Aspen, Colo. toxic lead sits beneath the grass of area residents' yards. A major portion of soil in the area has lead above the EPA action...

Projects on the Czech List
The Czech Republic's increasing reliance on the European Community as a trading partner has created a need for airports, power plants, an improved telephone system, new highways,...

VOCs: The New Effluent
The Clean Air Act of 1990, in addition to many state and local regulations, has officials of publicly-owned treatment works (POTWs) shifting their focus, and funds, to air toxic emissions...

Three-Dimensional Analytical Techniques for Assessing Overburden Toxicity as a Decision-Making Tool for Reclaimability Determinations

Information Convservation and Retrieval—A Nordic Nuclear Safety Research Project

An Integrated Human/Plant Metabolic Mass Balance Model
The design and development of Controlled Ecological Life Support Systems (CELSS) in support of future Lunar and Martian bases requires analytical models for evaluating human and biological...

Dredging Contaminated Sediments: A Monitoring Plan for Boston Harbor
Dredging and blasting will be conducted in Boston's Inner Harbor over approximately a one-year period during construction of the Third Harbor Tunnel. The silty organic surface sediments...

Spatial Decision Support System for Toxic Spill Modeling in the Ohio River
Spatial decision support systems (SDSS) are hardware-software systems that incorporate spatial analysis and modeling in a workstation environment. The Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation...

Interpreting Dredge Material Bioassay Data—COBIAA
Two types of sediment bioassays may be conducted in the regulatory evaluation of dredged material, toxicity tests and bioaccumulation tests. COBIAA (for the Consequences of Bioaccumulation...

Benthic Exchange of Toxic Contaminants

Developing an Industrial Toxics Management Program

Air Emissions Testing of Air Toxics at WWTPs

Field Analysis of Contaminated Sediments by Immunoassay

 

 

 

 

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