Bench-scale evaluation of sediment treatment technologies summary report

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Great Lakes National Program Office in Chicago, Ill. (77 West Jackson Blvd., Chicago 60604) .

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  • Marine sediments -- Middle West,
  • Marine sediments -- New York (State) -- Buffalo River,
  • Soil remediation -- Middle West,
  • Soil remediation -- New York (State) -- Buffalo River,
  • Polychlorinated biphenyls,
  • Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons

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Other titlesBench scale evaluation of sediment treatment technologies summary report
Statementprepared by Evelyn Meagher-Hartzell and Clyde Dial ; for the Assessment and Remediation of Contaminated Sediments (ARCS) Program, Great Lakes National Program Office, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
ContributionsDial, Clyde, United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Great Lakes National Program Office
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Paginationvi, 29, [30] p.
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14964613M

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Environmental Protection Agency Chicago, Illinois U.S. Environmental Protection. Get this from a library. Bench-scale evaluation of sediment treatment technologies summary report. [Evelyn Meagher-Hartzell; Clyde Dial; United States.

Environmental Protection Agency. Great Lakes National Program Office.]. This report describes the performance of microcosm and a bench-scale column studies to attempt to understand and quantify the release of COCs from uncapped and capped sediments.

The gas ebullition through the sediment bed was simulated by sparging mixed. Bench-Scale Study Design On behalf of the General Electric Company (GE), BioGenesis prepared the Bench-Scale Treatability Study Work Plan (Work Plan) that was approved by EPA on J The objectives of the study, as stated in the Work Plan, were to: 1.

Evaluate the extent to which the BioGenesisSM Soil/Sediment Washing Technology can. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY. Excessive erosion, transport, and deposition of sediment in surface waters is a major problem in the United States. A national strategy is needed to develop scientifically defensible procedures to facilitate the development of TMDL’s for clean sediment in.

Sediment treatment refers to the use of physical, chemical or biological treatment technologies to reduce contaminant concentrations within the sediment in order to attend environmental cleanup goals. Emerging Technologies for Wastewater Treatment and In-Plant Wet Weather Management Prepared for: Office of Wastewater Management U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency Washington, D.C. EPA R Under Contract. EP-C Prepared. Mean annual runoff for the period 99 at this site was 1, mm and the flood of record had a peak discharge of m3/s (Diaz et al., ).

Mean annual suspended-sediment discharge for the period was 1, tonnes per square kilometer. Revision of the ANZECC/ARMCANZ Sediment Quality Guidelines Stuart L. Simpson, Graeme E. Batley and Anthony A. Chariton CSIRO Land and Water Science Report 08/07 May Prepared for the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities.

A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Nowadays many water. In order to develop a knowledge base from which informed decisions may be made, demonstrations of sediment treatment technologies were conducted as part of the ARCS Program.

A bench-scale study using the SoilTech Anaerobic Thermal Process technology is the subject of this report. However, compared to soil treatment, few remediation techniques have been commercially used for sediments. In this paper, a review of the methods that have been used and an evaluation of developed and developing technologies is made.

Sequential extraction technique can be a useful tool for determining metal speciation before and after by: In response, GLNPO initiated the Assessment and Remediation of Contaminated Sediments (ARCS) Program.

In order to develop a knowledge base from which informed decisions may be made, bench- and pilot-scale demonstrations of sediment treatment technologies were. Treating contaminated sediment with a two-stage base-catalyzed decomposition (BCD) process: bench-scale evaluation.

Abstract. The New York/New Jersey (NY/NJ) Harbor estuary sediment contains polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins/furans (PCDDsPCDFs), polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), and chlorinated by: The purpose of this volume, Processes, Assessment and Remediation of Contaminated Sediments, is to help engineers and scientists better understand contaminated sediment sites.

Jones stated that, early in the Project, bench-scale testing (using 5-gallon samples of dredged materials) was carried out on 12 technologies. Next, five treatment technologies were tested on a pilot scale (2 to 25 cubic yards).

At locations without measurement of sediment fluxed, the sediment budged or balance concept can be applied to describe the morphological character and river development and provide guidance for. The cooperative study of methods used in MEASUREMENT AND ANALYSIS OF SEDIMENT LOADS IN STREAMS covers phases indicated by the following report titles.

Report-No. 1 FIELD PUCTICE AND EQUIPMENT USED IN SAMPLING SUSPENDED SEDIMENT Re~ 2 EQUIPMENT USED FOR SAMPLING BED-LOAD AND BED MATERIAL Report No. "BioGenesis SM sediment washing technology fullscale, 40 cy/hr, sediment decontamination facility for the NY/NJ Harbor-Final report on the pilot demonstration project," Biogenesis Enterprises, Inc.

sources and issues related to sediment assessment and remediation. Because previous work, especially that by the COE and EPA, regarding large sites may be helpful, it willoften serve as a startingpoint fora State program (see AppendixAfor a Summary of EPA’s Superfund Remediation Process).

The intent of this paper is not to repeat work done by File Size: KB. Executive Summary This Basis of Design Report (BODR) summarizes the results of the pre-design investigation of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in Operable Units 2 through 5 (OUs ) of the Lower Fox River, delineates remediation areas, and describes remedial approaches and technologies File Size: 7MB.

Bench-scale treatability studies are commonly used to evaluate remedial options for contaminated sites prior to field implementation. The studies provide the ability to compare different treatment technologies in a relatively short time frame, test multiple conditions concurrently and the flexibility to allow changes to a remediation strategy that would be impractical at field-scale.

Sediment model development: Workshop and survey summary 3 Roles for and use of models The workshop identified a number of ways in which models could be used to address sediment-related issues. These uses provide some guidance for model development. A range or suite of models will be needed to provide for the variety of end-uses (it is.

Sediment Toxicity Assessment provides the latest information regarding how to evaluate sediment contamination and its effects on aquatic ecosystems. It presents an integrated ecosystem approach by detailing effective assessment methods, considerations, and effects to each major component of marine and freshwater systems, including the benthos.

For contaminated sediment, Figure displays conventional techniques and new treatments that may be potentially applicable, based on RODs dealing with contaminated sediment (see Appendix C). Table indicates the principal parameters that are needed to properly evaluate a technology.

Evaluation of Sediment Toxicity Using a Suite of Assessment Tools. (May ) Matthew Allen Kelley, B.S., Texas A&M University; M.P.H., Texas A&M Health Science Center. Chair of Advisory Committee: Dr. Thomas McDonald. Accurate characterization of risk File Size: 2MB. In this book, these experts in ecology, ecotoxicology, engineering, environmental regulation, and risk assessment examine the scientific underpinnings of sediment quality guidelines and provide recommendations on the appropriate use of SQGs in the assessment and management of contaminated : Paperback.

Remediation of Metals-Contaminated Soils and Groundwater. Technology Evaluation Report Cynthia R. Evanko and David A. Dzombak, Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA. Ground-Water Remediation Technologies Analysis Center (GWRTAC), TE, 61 pp, General overview of in situ and ex situ treatment technologies.

Name of Document Description of Document; Best Management Practices for Soil Treatment Technologies: This document provides guidance on how to design and conduct soil remediation activities at Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and other hazardous waste sites so that transfers of contaminants from contaminated soil to other media (i.e., clean soil, air, and surface or.

Evaluation of Alternatives. Slip to the filled cells and blended the sediment and water with a rake-headed excavator.

The same equipment was then used to rake the material to remove debris. A long-stick excavator equipped with a rotary mixer was then used to blend in File Size: 1MB. Journal Article: Bench-scale evaluation of alternative biological treatment processes for the remediation of pentachlorophenol- and creosote-contaminated materials: Solid-phase bioremediation.

[Pentachlorophenol]. is physical separation (31 percent); as discussed previously, this report classifies any technology that reduces toxicity, mobility or volume as treatment. Other sediment treatment selected includes amended caps and ex situ S/S. The ex situ S/S remedies immobilize contaminants in the sediment.

and magnitude of sediment contamination and to demonstrate bench scale treatment technologies. ARCS resulted in perhaps the most comprehensive technical guidance in the U.S.

published to date for evaluation of sediment remediation technologies (USEPA ). The development of the concentration curves during the successive tidal cycles, starting with a consolidated bed, shows the dominant role of the structure and properties of the top layer of the bed, and illustrates the difficulty of predicting the suspended sediment concentration during a tidal cycle from results of erosion experiments under Cited by: Technology Surveys.

Advances in Bioremediation of 1,4-Dioxane-Contaminated Waters Zhang, S., P.B. Gedalanga, and S. Mahendra. Journal of Environmental Management (2)() []Currently available chemical and physical 1,4-dioxane treatment technologies and recent advances in bioremediation and monitoring tools are summarized.

Results from this study and a bench-scale study of the same dredged material both indicated that PCBs in Saginaw River sediment can be reduced via land treatment, though the study showed differences in the extent of reaction (percent PCB removed), with less contaminant reduction shown in the bench-scale data than in the pilot-scale data.

A Risk Management Strategy for PCB Contaminated Sediments National Academy of Sciences, pp, The summary of this document presents the 11 major conclusions and recommendations concerning the risks presented by PCB contaminated sediments and management options.

Sediment Toxicology USGS Columbia Missouri Office. to sediment treatment. As part of the Pilot study, BEM will conduct an initial bench-scale optimization of the Georemediation TM technology.

This initial bench-scale optimization involves evaluation of the i for different mixes three different mix ratios for each mix. treatment efficacy three reagent using. matching sediment chemistry and toxicity data from field stud- ies conducted throughout the United States.

The results of this evaluation indicated that most of the TECs (i.e., 21 of 28) provide an accurate basis for predicting the absence of sedi- ment toxicity.

Similarly, most of the PECs (i.e., 16 of 28). Final Report - Assessment of Historical and Current Trends in Mercury Deposition to New Jersey Aquatic Systems through Analysis of Sediment/Soil Cores Estimate of the Cancer Risk to Consumers of Crabs Caught in the Area of the Diamond Alkali Site and Other Areas of the Newark Bay Complex from 2,3,7,8-TCDD and 2,3,7,8-TCDD Equivalents.

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