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Understanding Groundwater Remediation

RECYCLE The Understanding Groundwater Remediation Approximately 126,000a sites in the U.S. have contaminated groundwater that requires remediation 40% of the U.S. population uses groundwater as drinking water In about 10% of these sites, restoration The is unlikely in the next 50 to 100 years Department of Defense has spent approximately because of technological limitations $30 Billion in hazardous waste remediation Estimated cost of cleanup at contaminated sites: $110 Billion to $127 Billion Department of Defense sites represent approximately 3.4% of the total active remediation sites 183 SITES 1,069 SITES on National Priority List are not under control (i.e. migration of contaminated ground water is not stabilized)² on National Priority List have been stabilized (contaminated water no longer migrating and discharging to surface water) PetroXtractor and Leach-Aid Landfill Pumps are lowest- cost method of separating oil from groundwater *National Reseerch Council via National Academies, Nov. 8,2012 Superfund/EPA, Ot. 2012 Joumal of American Plarning Association (November, 2007) ABANAKI www.aban aki.com 800-358 - 7 5 46 OIL SKIMMERS

Understanding Groundwater Remediation

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Groundwater remediation is the process of removing pollution from our water supplies and fresh drinking water. The process of cleaning up contaminated sites can range from $110-$127 billion. However w...

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