Accession Number : ADA488763


Title :   Technical Guidelines for Environmental Dredging of Contaminated Sediments


Descriptive Note : Final rept.


Corporate Author : ENGINEER RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER VICKSBURG MS ENVIRONMENTAL LAB


Personal Author(s) : Palermo, Michael R ; Schroeder, Paul R ; Estes, Trudy J ; Francingues, Norman R


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a488763.pdf


Report Date : Sep 2008


Pagination or Media Count : 302


Abstract : This report provides technical guidelines for evaluating environmental dredging as a sediment remedy component. This document supports the Contaminated Sediment Remediation Guidance for Hazardous Waste Sites, released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) in 2005, by providing detailed information regarding evaluation of environmental dredging as a remedy component. This document is intended to be applicable to contaminated sediment sites evaluated under various environmental laws and regulatory programs. The intended audience for this report includes all stakeholders potentially involved in evaluating environmental dredging for purposes of a feasibility study, remedial design, and implementation. The scope of this document is limited to the technical aspects of the environmental dredging process itself, but it is important that environmental dredging be integrated with other components such as transport, dewatering, treatment, and rehandling and disposal options. This report covers initial evaluation, pertinent site conditions and sediment characteristics, environmental dredging performance standards, equipment capabilities and selection, evaluation of production, duration, and transport, methods for estimating resuspension, residuals and release, control measures, operating methods and strategies, and monitoring.


Descriptors :   *CONTAMINATION , *WASTE DISPOSAL , *HAZARDOUS WASTES , *SEDIMENTS , *DREDGING , DREDGED MATERIALS , WASTE TREATMENT , DEWATERING , SOIL REMEDIATION , SITE INVESTIGATIONS , INSTRUCTIONS , RESIDUALS , ENVIRONMENTAL LAW , MONITORING , FEASIBILITY STUDIES


Subject Categories : Physical Chemistry
      Civil Engineering
      Solid Wastes Pollution and Control


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE