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Public hearing, vaporization of contamination from soil and groundwater into indoor air

New York (State). Legislature. Assembly. Committee on Environmental Conservation.

Public hearing, vaporization of contamination from soil and groundwater into indoor air

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Published by Associated Reporters Int"l., Inc. in [New York?] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State)
    • Subjects:
    • Soil pollution -- New York (State),
    • Groundwater -- Pollution -- New York (State),
    • Chemical vapor deposition -- Environmental aspects -- New York (State),
    • Indoor air pollution -- Health aspects -- New York (State)

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesVaporization of contamination from soil and groundwater into indoor air
      StatementNew York State Assembly, Assembly Standing Committee on Environmental Conservation.
      ContributionsDiNapoli, Thomas P.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKFN5110.4 .E58 2005
      The Physical Object
      Pagination173 p. ;
      Number of Pages173
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3467180M
      LC Control Number2005452465
      OCLC/WorldCa60582747

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Public hearing, vaporization of contamination from soil and groundwater into indoor air by New York (State). Legislature. Assembly. Committee on Environmental Conservation. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Slab soil gas and indoor ambient air of residential and commercial structures. In residential structures, this action level is parts per billion by volume (ppbv) in indoor air and 62 ppbv for sub-slab soil gas; the level assumes inhalation of the contaminant 24 hours per day, days per year for more than 30 years.

]. Exposure to some chemical vapors that migrate from groundwater through the soils and into a home can pose a greater risk than drinking those chemicals in tap water [Schuver ]. Intrusion of vapors from contaminated soil or groundwater into indoor air can cause fires, explosions, and acute, intermediate and chronic health Size: 1MB.

The Groundwater Resources Association of California is dedicated to resource management that protects and improves groundwater through education and technical leadership. Continued on page 16 “Subsurface Vapor Intrusion to Indoor Air: When is Soil and Groundwater Contamination an Indoor Air Issue?” BY JIM STRANDBERG, MALCOLM PIRNIE G.

Evaluating Indoor Air Near VOC Contaminated Sites VOCs may be found in soil and/or groundwater due to spillage onto the ground, leaks from underground storage tanks and other types of discharges. near-slab soil gas testing and/or indoor air testing are usually required to determine whether vapor intrusion is occurring at a property.

We use the groundwater protection level and leachate reference concentration columns in the Groundwater Protection Values (GPV) soil cleanup table. The last column identifies the water standard used in the calculations, which are based on standards and methods established and employed by the Water Quality Control Commission.

Contaminated Soils, Sediment and Water t Risk Assessment Chapter 29 ASSESSING THE PUBLIC HEALTH SIGNIFICANCE OF SUBSURFACE-CONTAMINANT VAPORS INTRUDING INTO INDOOR AIR By Henry J.

Schuver§ USEPA, OSW, Ariel Rios Bldg (MCW), Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC njdep – golder subsurface vapor intrusion research project njdep – golder subsurface vapor intrusion research project report on: investigation of indoor air quality in structures located above voc-contaminated groundwater, year two part 1: evaluation of soil vapor intrusion at mount holly site, new jersey submitted to new jersey department ofFile Size: 8MB.

DRAFT GUIDANCE FOR EVALUATING THE VAPOR INTRUSION TO INDOOR AIR PATHWAY FROM GROUNDWATER AND SOILS (Subsurface Vapor Intrusion Guidance) I. INTRODUCTION A. General One of the primary objectives of the Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response (OSWER) under EPA's Strategic Plan is stated as: "ByEPA and its state, tribal and local partners will.

Hamilton/LaBree Roads Groundwater. Contamination Site. Evaluation of United Rentals Indoor Air Sampling Results (July ) Chehalis, Lewis County, Washington EPA Facility ID: WASFN September 7, Prepared by.

The Washington State Department of Health. Under a Cooperative Agreement with the. Agency for Toxic Substances and. contamination were the source of VOCs detected in below-foundation vapor samples. Pressure Gradients across Building Foundations Vapor migration between the indoor air of a building and the subsurface soil gas can occur by advection when there is a pressure differential between the.

Indoor air samples are generally collected from the lowest-level space in a building, typically a basement, during the heating season. Indoor air samples may also be collected from the first floor of living space. Indoor air is believed to represent the greatest exposure potential with respect to soil vapor intrusion.

Practical Handbook of Soil, Vadose Zone, and Ground-Water Contamination: Assessment, Prevention, and Remediation, Second Edition includes important new developments in site characterization and soil and ground water remediation that have appeared since Cited by: 4.

The model estimates risks of potential exposures to chemicals in indoor air based on actual groundwater or soil gas data, or it can be used to calculate target concentrations for specific chemicals in indoor air for various levels of risk.

groundwater, enters soil vapor (air spaces between soil particles), and migrates through building foundations into the building's indoor air. Acetone has also been found at low concentrations in outdoor air, which can also be a source of the chemical in indoor air.

Levels Typically Found in Air. Back to indoor air Indoor air quality concerns are often grouped into three categories: Defining an indoor air quality problem. This is normally the easiest type of indoor air quality problem to diagnose, but the fix can be difficult to achieve.

Indoor air as a source of VOC contamination in shallow soils below buildings Article (PDF Available) in Soil and Sediment Contamination 15(1) January with 97 Reads.

This document focuses on the collection of soil gas samples for assessing the significance of the subsurface-vapor-to-indoor-air exposure pathway.

While soil gas collection is not the only means of assessing this pathway, soil gas data play a prominent role in recent guidance published by the. contamination can result in the intrusion of vapour-phase contaminants into indoor air. If the soil vapour intrusion pathway is complete, there may be the potential for unacceptable health risks to building occupants as a result of inhalation of vapours.

Scope The focus of this guidance is sampling and analysis of soil vapour and indoor air,File Size: KB. The contamination status and health risks of benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylene (BTEX) in air, soil, dust and groundwater were evaluated in a pesticide chemical region located in Hebei.

Guidebook for local groundwater protection in Minnesota (Met Council ) "All groundwater in Minnesota is at some risk of contamination but this risk is highly variable.

The potential for contamination is a combination of 1) the properties of the soil and other geologic materials overlying the aquifer and the. The “Workshop on Vapor Intrusion into Indoor Air from Contaminated Groundwater” was sponsored by The Programs and held in Tempe, Arizona on 19 December and they can result in considerable public concern.

in VOC concentration in groundwater, well headspace, soil gas, sub-slab, ambient air, and indoor air samples. Contact your local American Lung Association for copies of: Indoor Air Pollution Fact Sheets, Air Pollution in Your Home and other publications on indoor air pollution.

Contact the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission for copies of The Inside Story: A Guide to Indoor Air Quality and Humidifier Safety Alert (pdf).

June Assessing and Mitigating the Vapor Intrusion Pathway from Subsurface Vapor Sources to Indoor Air Air Exchange and Mixing Air exchange refers to the flows into and out of a building, which are generally in balance, and is composed of three processes: 1) infiltration—air leakage through random cracks, interstices, and other.

relationship among source contamination, soil-gas and indoor air (e.g. analysis of data from other sites, batch scale tests, etc.). This would help increase the accuracy of the J&E model for predicting indoor air concentrations, based on soil gas data (especially when a direct.

The major area of public concern and government policy, in terms of the impact of air pollution on human health, continues to be outdoor air. However, over the last two decades, indoor air quality (IAQ) has caused increasing concern due to the adverse effects that it may have on human by: 5.

Practical Handbook of Soil, Vadose Zone, and Ground-Water Contamination: Assessment, Prevention, and Remediation, Second Edition includes important new developments in site characterization and soil and ground water remediation that have appeared since Instrumental (e.g., PID) readings to locate and identify potential openings for soil gas entry into buildings.

Grab samples of indoor air near openings for soil gas entry into buildings. Interior Assessment Sub-slab soil gas data to assess COC concentrations potentially available for soil gas entry to the indoor air. Vapor intrusion (VI) by volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in the built environment presents a threat to human health.

Traditional VI assessments are often time- cost- and labor-intensive; whereas traditional subsurface methods sample a relatively small volume in the subsurface and are difficult to collect within and near structures.

Trees could provide a similar subsurface sample where roots Cited by: 5. Lecture Groundwater Contamination. Key Questions. What are some examples of point sources of groundwater contamination.

Rainfall (or irrigation water) percolating into the soil transports nitrate in the soil to the surface of the aquifer (water table). • Public water systems are required to sample for nitrate on a regular basis.

Groundwater and Contaminant Hydrology has a range of research relating to the transport and fate of contaminants in soils and groundwater.

The scope of the center includes: 1) the development of new sampling and site characterization techniques; and 2) other Author: Zulfiqar Ahmad, Arshad Ashraf, Gulraiz Akhter, Iftikhar Ahmad. Report to Congress on Indoor Air Quality, Volume II: Assessment and Control of Indoor Air Pollution, pp.

I, EPAIC, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Public Health Service, and National Environmental Health Association. Introduction to Indoor Air Quality: A Reference Manual, p. EPA, Site Plume (formerly Riverside Groundwater Contamination) Indianapolis, IN sites to submit their most recent groundwater, soil, and vapor intrusion data sets as well as monitoring The draft Decision Document will be presented to the public as a proposal at a public meeting, and anyFile Size: KB.

Nitrate is one of the most common groundwater contaminates in Idaho (IDEQ ). Nitrate (NO 3) is the naturally occurring form of nitrogen and is an integral part of the nitrogen cycle in our environment (Figure 1). However, due to the capacity of sandy soils to move elements easily through the soil, nitrate can leach into the groundwater File Size: 3MB.

Start studying Chapter 6. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Occasionally deposition causes the main channel of a stream to divide into several smaller channels called Groundwater contamination by sewage from a ruptured septic tank can sometimes be naturally purified by flowing for a.

To compare the soil remediation effectiveness of saltsof weak organic acids with strongchelating agents, three soils of different textures,all polluted by heavy metals, were washed in a column,at optimum pH, with salts of weak organic acids,namely, citrate, tartarate or oxalate + citrate orchelating agents (EDTA or DTPA).

For the clay loam,Cr, Mn, Hg and Pb were removed by citrate Cited by:   Testing-Sampling Indoor Air Quality in an Office Including Vapor Intrusion Posted on Ma Posted by atlanticei If you need indoor air quality testing/sampling as discussed in this article, call us at or email us at [email protected] for details and a free estimate.

directly to groundwater via lagoon leakage, they all must be subject to the WA CAFO General Permit and be required to conduct groundwater monitoring. Groundwater monitoring is the only way to show the extent of lagoon leakage and the extent of manure over-application that is.

Potential routes of groundwater contamination. leaking storage tanks, seepage of contaminants from the surface, and underground injection wells reduce the input of fertilizer into watershed by planting buffer zones, mandate the use of low phosphate detergents in the drainage basin, reduce the discharge of biodegradable wastes from feedlots.

McAlary, T, Groenevelt, H, Górecki, T, Seethapathy, S, Sacco, P, Crump, D, Schumacher, B, Tuday, M, Hayes, H & Johnson, PQuantitative passive sampling for assessing soil vapor intrusion to indoor air.

in Air and Waste Management Association - Air Quality Measurement Methods and Technology Conference Air and Waste Management Association - Air Quality. Assessment of ground-water contamination by nitrogen and synthetic organics in two water districts in Nassau County, NY [Hughes, Henry B.

F] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Assessment of ground-water contamination by nitrogen and synthetic organics in two water districts in Nassau County, NYAuthor: Henry B. F Hughes. Groundwater is an important source of water supply for municipalities, agriculture and industry.

Therefore the capability to predict the behavior of chemical contaminates in flowing groundwater is of vital importance for a). the reliable assessment of hazardous or risks arising from groundwater contamination problems, and b) the design of File Size: KB.Contamination of groundwater is the focus of public attention nationwide—it is be-ing detected with increasing frequency, it has been detected in every State and often near heavily populated areas, and it is linked to adverse health, economic, environmental, and social impacts.

At the same time, groundwater is being increasingly relied on for.(E)/ iii PREFACE This Record of Decision for Interim Remedial Action for the Groundwater Operable Unit for the Volatile Organic Compound Contamination at the C Cleaning Building at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant, Paducah, Kentucky, DOE/OR/&D2/R2, was prepared in accordance with requirements under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, File Size: 1MB.