The Gas Research Institute's Practical Reference Guide in a Two Volume Set.
Editors: Thomas D. Hayes, David G. Linz, David V. Nakles and Alfred P. Leuschner
1996, 1260pp. ISBN: 1-884940-18-8
Management of Manufactured Gas Plant Sites is a two-volume authoritative reference and practical guide for MGP site investigation, risk assessment, and site restoration. Both volumes are full of helpful suggestions, shortcuts, examples, forms, and hints for strategies that are environmentally sound, publicly acceptable, and cost effective. In addition, hundreds of charts, figures, tables, lists, and graphs are provided for ease of use and reference.
AN ESSENTIAL TOOL FOR
- Utility industry personnel involved with environmental issues associated with MGP sites
- Public officials implementing regulatory programs relating to MGP sites
- Attorneys with commercial and industrial clients
- Business executives, engineers, and staff with environmental service companies
- Consultants to property owners and businesses
- Analytical laboratory staff
"An invaluable, up-to-date encyclopedic reference for risk-based evaluations at any site where metals and hydrocarbon are present" Bruce Bauman, API
"A compilation of common sense data presented in a concise user-friendly format that addresses MGP specific issues with clarity and focus for the MGP remedial project manager" Walter Irwin, South Carolina Electric & Gas Company
Volume I (Site Investigation)
- comprehensive lists and descriptions of EPA-recognized wastes and chemicals of interest
- a complete site investigation guide covering preliminary site investigation, emergency response, site characterization, restoration, and monitoring.
- an example site sampling plan based on an actual plan that underwent state regulatory review
- a generic health and safety plan (HASP) designed to meet Superfund requirements
- sampling and analysis protocols
Part I (Risk Assessment)
- a process for risk assessments at three levels: assessment of imminent hazards, preliminary risk assessment, and quantitative risk assessment
- guidance on computer-based tools
- advice on organizing a risk assessment document
- a discussion of exposure models
- chemical profiles of chemicals of interest, including properties and toxicities
Part II (Site Restoration)
- a process for evaluating and selecting restoration strategies for specific MGP sites, including compilation of site characterization data, integration of restoration components, and evaluation of alternative technologies.
- development of strategies that take account of technical, public health, environmental, regulatory, and economic factors
- removal and temporary storage technologies
- onsite containment and treatment technologies
- disposition technologies
- cost considerations