The Citizen's Guide series is a set of 22 fact sheets that summarizes cleanup methods used at Superfund and other sites. This guide covers Excavation of Contaminated Soil in which polluted soil is removed and transported to another location to be treated or destroyed. During this process other materials such as chemical drums or leaking storage tanks may be removed. This document can also be accessed at http://semspub.epa.gov/src/document/HQ/189970.You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
- A Citizen's Guide to Excavation of Contaminated Soil (PDF)(2 pp, 681 K, 2014, 542-F-12-007)