Title: Fact Sheet on Evapotranspiration Cover Systems for Waste Containment 
Resource Type: document --> guidance / decision support 
Country: USA 
Year: 2011 
Availability: EPA 542-F-11-001 
Author 1/Producer: US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) 
Author / Producer Type: Agency, regulator or other governmental or inter-governmental body 
Report / download web link (=direct link): http://clu-in.org/download/techdrct/epa542f11001.pdf  
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Contaminated land-->Remediation options-->Passive and hydraulicContainment
Short description: EPA's Office of Superfund Remediation and Technology Innovation (OSRTI) has prepared a 28-page fact sheet updating the 2003 fact sheet on evapotranspiration (ET) landfill cover systems. The document provides information on the regulatory setting for ET covers; general considerations in their design, performance, and monitoring; and developmental and implementation status as of early 2011. Examples of installed ET cover systems are provided with supporting performance data, as well as a list of 222 sites that have proposed, approved, and installed ET covers 
Submitted By: Professor Paul Bardos WhoDoesWhat?      Last update: 03/04/2011

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