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Assessment Phase


Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are synthetic organic compounds; there are no natural sources of PCB is the environment. PCB remediation waste can result from a spill, release, or other unauthorized disposal of PCBs.

Incremental Sampling Methodology (ISM-1)
Section 9.1 (Case Study – PCB-Contaminated Landfill), pages 185-186; Appendix C.1, pages C-1 – C-13
These sections present a case study examining the application and comparative findings of incremental sampling methods to discrete sampling methods at a polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) contaminated landfill. 

Incremental Sampling Methodology (ISM-2)
Section 9.4.3 (Stakeholder Perspective)
Provides an example of a successful incremental sampling methodology (ISM) investigation about residential properties being impacted by a landfill and stakeholder involvement.

Phytotechnologies (PHYTO-3)
Section 1.3.3 (Phytoremediation Groundcovers)
Discusses the use of densely rooted groundcover plants and grasses used to phytoremediate contaminants.

Soil Background and Risk (SBR-1)
Section 7.4 (Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs))
Overview of PCBS, their chemical structure, types of Aroclors, congeners and amount chlorinated.  Later sections of 7.4 go into analysis techniques.

Solidification/Stabilization (S/S-1)
Section 2.2 (Contaminant Types Treated Using S/S), Table 2-1
Provides information on how broad classes of inorganic and organic chemicals generally response to solidification/stabilization (S/S) treatment.