Title: Technical Protocol for Evaluating the Natural Attenuation of MtBE 
Resource Type: document --> guidance / decision support 
Country: USA 
Year: 2007 
Availability: API Publication 4761 
Author 1/Producer: American Petroleum Institute 
Author / Producer Type: Professional / trade / industry associations, institutes or networks 
Report / download web link (=direct link): http://www.api.org/ehs/groundwater/oxygenates/upload/4761_Fi ...  
Format (e.g. PDF): PDF 
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Contaminated land-->Contaminants-->MTBE
Contaminated land-->Remediation options-->MNA
Short description: This document was published by the American Petroleum Institute. It provides guidance to those interested in assessing MtBE natural attenuation, and those with the responsibility of reviewing such work. This manual is designed to: Present the basic scientific principles relevant to the evaluation of MtBE natural attenuation; Develop a framework for assessing the feasibility of incorporating MtBE natural attenuation into an overall site strategy; Identify those data that can be used to assess MtBE natural attenuation; Provide a concise technical reference for relevant chemical properties, analytical methods, and field sampling techniques; Provide protocols and guidance for data interpretation; and Provide guidance on the presentation of natural attenuation data/information to facilitate regulatory and other stakeholder review and acceptance of MNA remedies. 
Submitted By: Professor Paul Bardos WhoDoesWhat?      Last update: 01/07/2007

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