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DIOXIN DEGRADATION AND METAL BIOVOLATILIZATION AT A FORMER WOOD TREATING SITE
Hardy, L.
RemTech 2017: Remediation Technologies Symposium. Presentation 18, 27 slides, 2017

A contamination assessment of a former wood treating site was completed in 2015. Work in the 1990s provided reliable results for a metal and chlorophenols hot spot where sludge from the wood treating process was burned as a waste management practice from 1967 until 1970. The 2015 results confirmed that dioxins, chlorophenols, and metals were the main contaminants at the site, but significant natural attenuation of all contaminants had occurred since site closure in 1970. These results were attributed to reductive dechlorination of dioxins and chlorophenols and to biovolatilization of metals.
Slides: http://www.esaa.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/17-Hardy.pdf
Longer abstract: http://www.dioxin2017.org/uploadfiles/others/9632_0504083747.pdf



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