Groundwater remediation is a component of more than 90 percent of active Superfund sites and achieving remedial action objectives can take years or even decades. Collectively federal agencies, states and potentially responsible parties (PRPs) spend hundreds of millions of dollars each year to address contaminated groundwater. Given the importance of groundwater, the challenges and costs associated with groundwater remedies, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recently issued a new suite of guidance and tools to help focus resources on the information and decisions needed to effectively complete groundwater remedies and to ensure that these remedies protect human health and the environment. This 1 hour webinar will describe the benefits and utility of the following recently issued EPA guidance and tools:
- Guidance for Evaluating Completion of Groundwater Restoration Actions (Nov. 2013)
- Groundwater Remedy Completion Strategy (May 2014)
- Recommended Approach for Evaluating Completion of Groundwater Restoration Remedial Actions at a Groundwater Monitoring Well (Aug. 2014)
- Groundwater Statistical Tool (Aug. 2014)
The above EPA groundwater guidance and other resources are available on EPA's website at http://www.epa.gov/superfund/health/conmedia/gwdocs/.
Participants may also be interested in the webinar on Evaluating Completion of Groundwater Restoration Remedial Actions on November 12, 2014, 1:00PM-3:00PM, EDT (18:00-20:00 GMT).