Remediation Of Combined Petroleum And Chlorinated Solvent Plume, New Jersey

By on December 27, 2019

Regulatory Agency: New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Contaminants: Petroleum Hydrocarbons and Chlorinated Solvents Remediation: Pump & Treat and Soil-Vacuum Extraction
Treatment: Suspended Solids Separation; Dissolved Metals Sequestering; Oil/Water Separation; Air Stripping; and Thermal Oxidation
Scope: Investigate, Investigate, Design, Build and OperateProject Summary

  • ESI committed to investigate, design, build, and operate a remediation program to meet regulatory requirements for closure.
  • Two separate systems were identified as the most cost-effective method to obtain closure, because an evaluation showed that adding a second system in the first few years greatly reduced the time to closure, and the costs.
  • After installation, the tray stripper was found to be operating at 99.9% removal efficiency, eliminating the need for further treatment prior to discharge.

Project Details

This 5-acre, active printing supply facility was underlain by separate and dissolved phase contaminants. Product thickness ranged from a trace to approximately one-foot, and consisted of a mixture of light end volatile petroleum hydrocarbons and chlorinated solvents.

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