Title: Remediation Trial Using Low Temperature Thermal Desorption to Treat Hydrocarbon Contaminated Soil (CL:AIRE Technology Demonstration Project 1) 
Resource Type: document --> technical publication --> methodology description 
Country: United Kingdom 
Year: 2006 
Author 1/Producer: CL:AIRE 
Other Authors/Producers: Beck, P., Harries, N.D., and Sweeney, R. 
Author / Producer Type: Agency, regulator or other governmental or inter-governmental body 
Report / download web link (=direct link): http://www.claire.co.uk/technology_pub.php  
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Contaminated land-->Contaminants-->BTEX
Contaminated land-->Contaminants-->Heavy metals
Contaminated land-->Contaminants-->PAH
Contaminated land-->Remediation options-->Ex situ treatment technologies
Diffuse pollution-->Contaminants-->Hydrocarbons
Diffuse pollution-->Processes
Short description: This project report describes the successful pilot trial of low temperature thermal desorption (LTTD) technology as part of a process to assess the feasibility of full scale LTTD clean up of contaminated soil at a chemical works. 
Long description: Approximately 38 tonnes of soil contaminated with petroleum hydrocarbons was treated by the 'Thermal Soil Remediation Unit' (SRU). The purpose of this report is to describe the site conditions, provide an objective assessment of the performance of the SRU technology under pilot trial conditions, and extrapolate costs to full scale clean up of the site. 
Link to Organisation(s): CL:AIRE (Contaminated Land: Applications in the Real Environments)
Submitted By: Mr John Henstock WhoDoesWhat?      Last update: 21/12/2006

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