U.S. EPA Contaminated Site Cleanup Information (CLU-IN)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
U.S. EPA Technology Innovation and Field Services Division

For more information on Surfactant or Cosolvent Flushing, please contact:

Jim Cummings
Technology Assessment Branch

PH: 202-566-0868 | Email:

In Situ Flushing

Additional Resources

In Situ Alcohol Flushing for the Remediation of NAPL Source Zones: Produced by the University of Florida

This video describes the goals and results of tests using in situ alcohol flushing as a cost effective means for extracting NAPLs from three test sites.

Technology Innovation News Survey

The Technology Innovation News Survey contains market/commercialization information; reports on demonstrations, feasibility studies and research; and other news relevant to the hazardous waste community interested in technology development. This report is updated every two weeks.

Innovations in Ground Water and Soil Cleanup: From Concept to Commercialization
Committee on Innovative Remediation Technologies, Water Science and Technology Board, Board on Radioactive Waste Management, Commission on Geosciences, Environment, and Resources, National Research Council. National Academy Press, Washington, DC. 1997

This report discusses the sluggish commercial development of groundwater and soil cleanup technologies and outlines the attributes of specific remediation technologies. It explores why the market for remediation technology is uniquely lacking in economic drivers and why demand for innovation has been so much weaker than predicted.

Superfund Remedy Report, 17th Edition
EPA 542-R-23-001, 2020

EPA prepares the Superfund Remedy Report to provide information and analyses on remedies EPA selected to address contamination at Superfund National Priorities List and Superfund Alternative Approach sites. This report is the latest in a series, prepared since 1991, on Superfund remedy selection. The latest edition focuses on the analysis of Superfund remedial actions selected in fiscal years 2018, 2019, and 2020.

The data that forms the basis of the analyses contained in SRR 17th Edition can be found at Superfund Data and Reports by downloading Contaminant of Concern Data for Decision Documents by Media and Remedy Component Data for Decision Documents by Media.