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Assessment of ground-water contamination at Wurtsmith Air Force Base, Michigan, 1982-85

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Assessment of ground-water contamination at Wurtsmith Air Force Base, Michigan, 1982-85; 1986; WRI; 86-4188; Cummings, T. R.; Twenter, F. R.

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Continued study of ground-water contamination at Wurtsmith Air Force Base, Michigan, defined the movement and distribution of volatile organic compounds in the glacial sand and gravel aquifer at known sites of contamination, and has defined new plumes at two other sites. The Arrow Street purge system, installed in 1982 to remove contaminants from the Building 43 plume, has lowered concentrations of trichloroethylene in ground water in the central part of the most contaminated area from a range of 1,000 to 2,000 micrograms per liter to about 200 micrograms per liter. Trichloroethylene is not escaping off-Base from this area. In the southern part of the Base a plume containing principally trichloroethylene and dichloroethylene has been [...]

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