State of Technology Review: Soil Vapor Extraction Systems

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Department of Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences


Extracting vapor from soil is a cost-effective technique for the removal of volatile organic chemicals (VOCs) from contaminated soils. Among the advant. Unfortunately, there are few guidelines for the optimal design, installation, and operation of soil vapor extraction systems. A large number of pilot-. Soil vapor extraction can be effectively used for removing a wide range of volatile chemicals over a wide range of conditions. The design and Operation. This Project Summary was developed by EPA's Risk Reduction Engineering Laboratory, Cincinnati, OH, to announce key findings of the research project tha...

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© 1991

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Journal of Hazardous Materials