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ASTM Releases Standards addressing petroleum release sites.

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March 18, 2009 - ASTM Standards on Assessment and Remediation of Petroleum Release Sites: 2nd Edition offers up-to-date technical tools and guidance to address complex problems associated with the corrective action process when there is a release of petroleum into the environment. This book provides 5 specific ASTM International standards to help comply with federal and state environmental cleanup regulations for petroleum contamination.

ASTM International - West Conshohocken, PA

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New Edition of ASTM Standards on Assessment and Remediation of Petroleum Release Sites

Press release date: March 17, 2009

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., 17 March 2009-A new edition of the popular ASTM Standards on Assessment and Remediation of Petroleum Release Sites is now available. The compilation offers the most up-to-date technical tools and guidance to address the complex problems associated with the corrective action process when there is a release of petroleum into the environment. A valuable asset to property owners, developers, environmental professionals and regulatory agencies, this book provides five of the latest ASTM International standards to help you comply with federal and state environmental cleanup regulations for petroleum contamination. The standards featured in ASTM Standards on Assessment and Remediation of Petroleum Release Sites are: ASTM E1739, Standard Guide for Risk-Based Corrective Action Applied at Petroleum Release Sites-provides a structured yet flexible procedure that has become the backbone for many state and federal cleanup programs; ASTM E1912, Standard Guide for Accelerated Site Characterization for Confirmed or Suspected Petroleum Releases-outlines the critical elements for collecting site characterization information in a single mobilization; ASTM E1943, Standard Guide for Remediation of Ground Water by Natural Attenuation at Petroleum Release Sites-offers a logical protocol and step-by-step procedures for evaluating the viability of natural attenuation; not only when it will work, but also when it will not; ASTM E2435, Standard Guide for Application of Engineering Controls to Facilitate Use or Redevelopment of Chemical-Affected Properties-provides sound and effective guidance for implementing engineering controls to minimize and control the risks from a release; and ASTM E253, Standard Guide for Development of Conceptual Site Models and Remediation Strategies for Light Nonaqueous-Phase Liquids Released to the Subsurface-offers a new and innovative tool for assessing, remediating and managing LNAPL. ASTM Standards on Assessment and Remediation of Petroleum Release Sites: 2nd Edition (220 pages, soft cover, 8.5" x 11"; ISBN: 978-0-8031-6828-2; stock # REMEDIATE09) is available for $99. Contact ASTM Customer Service (phone: 610-832-9585; fax: 610-832-9555; service@astm.org) or visit www.astm.org. Established in 1898, ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions around the globe.

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