Expedited Site Assessment Tools For Underground Storage Tank Sites: A Guide For Regulators
Expedited Site Assessment Tools For Underground Storage Tank Sites: A Guide For Regulators (EPA 510-B-97-001). March 1997.
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The expedited site assessment (ESA) process is a framework for rapidly characterizing UST site conditions for corrective action decisions. This concept has been described with other names including: accelerated site characterization, rapid site characterization, and expedited site investigation.
NOTE: QA documents referred to in some of the following chapters may be outdated. Visit The EPA Quality System web site for the latest version of EPA's QA documents.
- Cover page, title page, acknowledgments, contents. (PDF) (6 pp, 385K)
- Chapter I (PDF) (5 pp, 38K) "Introduction"
- Chapter II (PDF) (33 pp, 995K) "Expedited Site Assessment Process"
- Chapter III (PDF) (43 pp, 2.3MB) "Surface Geophysical Methods"
- Chapter IV (PDF) (35 pp, 864K) "Soil-Gas Surveys"
- Chapter V (PDF) (67 pp, 1.1MB) "Direct Push Technologies"
- Chapter VI (PDF) (58 pp, 245K) "Field Methods for the Analysis of Petroleum Hydrocarbons"
- Appendix A (PDF) (2 pp, 5K) "Data Requirements for Corrective Action Evaluations"
- Appendix B (PDF) (2 pp, 5K) "Table of U.S. EPA Test Methods for Petroleum Hydrocarbons"
- Abbreviations (PDF) (3 pp, 10K)
- Glossary (PDF) (19 pp, 39K)
- ESAMAN.EXE (PDF) (4.2MB) Compressed, self-extracting bundle of above PDF files