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Issue Papers

Issue Papers are summary documents that address one or more research areas, highlight general findings, and identify research needs. These peer-reviewed papers are produced by EPA personnel and collaborators.

2014

Ground Water Issue Paper: Synthesis Report on State of Understanding of Chlorinated Solvent Transformation (PDF) (44 pp, 1.15 MB) (EPA/600/R-13/237) September 2013

2013

An Approach for Developing Site-Specific Lateral and Vertical Inclusion Zones within which Structures Should be Evaluated for Petroleum Vapor Intrusion due to Releases of Motor Fuel from Underground Storage Tanks (PDF) (35 pp, 8.26 MB) (EPA/600/R-13/047) 2012

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2012

Ground Water Issue: Ground Water Sample Preservation at In-Situ Chemical Oxidation Sites Recommended Guidelines (16 pp, 620 KB)(EPA/600/R-12/049) August 2012

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2009

Assessment and Delineation of DNAPL Source Zones at Hazardous Waste Sites (EPA/600/R-09/119) September 2009 – Abstract

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2007

Metal Attenuation Processes at Mining Sites (PDF) (13 pp, 476 KB) (EPA/600/R-07/092) September 2007

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2006

Mineralogical Preservation of Solid Samples Collected from Anoxic Subsurface Environments (PDF) (8 pp, 416 KB) (EPA/600/R-06/112) October 2006

In Situ Chemical Oxidation (PDF) (60 pp, 2.56 MB) (EPA/600/R-06/072) August 2006

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2005

Riparian Buffer Width, Vegetative Cover, and Nitrogen Removal Effectiveness: A Review of Current Science and Regulations (EPA/600/R-05/118) October 2005 - Abstract

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2003

Movement and Longevity of Viruses in the Subsurface (PDF) (25 pp, 1.13 MB) (EPA/540/S-03/500) April 2003 - Abstract

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2002

Calculation and Use of First-Order Rate Constants for Monitored Natural Attenuation Studies (PDF) (28 pp, 752 KB) (EPA/540/S-02/500) November 2002 - Abstract

Advances in Restoration Science, Number 2: Opportunities in Nitrogen Management Research: Improving Applications for Proven Technologies and Identifying New Tools for Managing Nitrogen Flux and Input in Ecosystems (6 pp, 128 KB) (EPA/600/S-02/003) June 2002

Advances in Restoration Science, Number 1: Research Needs in Riparian Buffer Restoration (7 pp, 140 KB) (EPA/600/S-02/002) June 2002

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2001

Phytoremediation of Contaminated Soil and Ground Water at Hazardous Waste Sites (PDF) (36 pp, 184 KB) (EPA/540/S-01/500) February 2001

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1999

Microbial Processes Affecting Monitored Natural Attenuation of Contaminants in the Subsurface (PDF) (18 pp, 152 KB) (EPA/540/S-99/001) September 1999

Fundamentals of Soil Science as Applicable to Management of Hazardous Wastes (PDF) (24 pp, 144 KB) (EPA/540/S-98/500) April 1999

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1998

Design Guidelines for Conventional Pump-and-Treat Systems (PDF) (38 pp 1.2 MB) (EPA/540/S-97/504) September 1998

Steam Injection for Soil and Aquifer Remediation (PDF) (16 pp, 648 KB) (EPA/540/S-97/505) January 1998

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1997

How Heat Can Enhance In Situ Soil and Aquifer Remediation: Important Chemical Properties and Guidance on Choosing the Appropriate Technique (PDF) (18 pp, 96 KB) (EPA/540/S-97/502) April 1997

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1996

Low-Flow (Minimal Drawdown) Ground Water Sampling Procedures (EPA/540/S-95/504) April 1996

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1995

Light Nonaqueous-Phase Liquids (PDF) (28 pp, 242 KB) (EPA/540/S-95/500) July 1995

Nonaqueous-Phase Liquids Compatibility With Materials Used in Well Construction, Sampling, and Remediation (PDF) (14 pp, 80 KB) (EPA/540/S-95/503) July 1995

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1994

Natural Attenuation of Hexavalent Chromium in Ground Water and Soils (PDF) (12 pp, 456 KB) (EPA/540/5-94/505) October 1994

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1993

Suggested Operating Procedures for Aquifer Pumping Tests (EPA/540/S-93/503) February 1993

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1992

Behavior of Metals in Soils (EPA/540/S-92/018) October 1992

Fundamentals of Ground Water Modeling April 1992

Evaluation of Soil Venting Application (EPA/540/S-92/004) April 1992

In Situ Bioremediation of Contaminated Ground Water (EPA/540/S-92/003) February 1992

Chemical Enhancements to Pump-and-Treat Remediation (EPA/540/S-92/001) January 1992

TCE Removal From Contaminated Soil and Ground Water (EPA/540/S-92/002) January 1992

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1991

Characterizing Soils for Hazardous Waste Site Assessments (EPA/540/4-91/003) March 1991

Dense Nonaqueous-Phase Liquids (EPA/540/4-91/002) March 1991

Reductive Dehalogenation of Organic Contaminants in Soils and Ground Water (EPA/540/4-90/054) January 1991

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1990

Basic Concepts of Contaminant Sorption at Hazardous Waste Sites (EPA/540/4-90/053) October 1990

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1989

Performance Evaluations of Pump-and-Treat Remediation (EPA/540/4-89/005) October 1989

Contaminant Transport in Fractured Media: Models for Decision Makers (EPA/540/4-89/004) August 1989

Facilitated Transport (EPA/540/4-89/003) August 1989

Accuracy of Depth to Water Measurements (EPA/540/4-89/002) March 1989

Ground Water Sampling for Metals Analyses (EPA/540/4-89/001) March 1989

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