Area 5 Stockpile Vapor Extraction Treatment
In August 2002, contractors installed a vapor extraction system to remove volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from soil/debris stockpiles in Area 5.
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- In August 2002, VRAC contractors initiated Vapor Extraction (VE) treatment on the Area 5 stockpiles.
- Post VE treatment sampling activities to determine if the VE treatment reduced the Total Characteristic Leachate Procedure (TCLP) VOC concentration levels within the three Area 5 soil/debris stockpiles was completed in January 2003.
- In addition, VRAC contractors completed a stack test of the VE treatment system acid scrubber unit.