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Eagle River Flats Remediation Project. Comprehensive Bibliography - 1950 to 1998

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1999

Citation

Nam, Sae-Im, Walsh, Michael R., Collins, Charles M., and Thomas, Lisa, 1999, Eagle River Flats Remediation Project. Comprehensive Bibliography - 1950 to 1998: US Army Corps of Engineers, Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory: Hanover, New hampshire, v. Special Report 99-13, p. 99-99.

Summary

White phosphorus (WP) has been implicated in the deaths of thousands of waterfowl annually at Eagle River Flats (ERF), an estuarine salt marsh located on Fort Richardson near Anchorage, Alaska. The source of WP contamination at ERF was the firing of WP containing munitions into the area by the U.S. military. WP is a well-known toxicant and is lethal to a wide range of species. However, WP contamination at ERF is the first documented case of a U.S. Army munitions impact area contaminated with WP particles. This has led to the designation of ERF as a Superfund site by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the Army must follow the guidelines of remediation set by the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability [...]

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