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Title:Numerical Estimates of Potential for Groundwater Contamination from Land Burial of Municipal Wastes in Illinois
Author(s):Hensel, Bruce R.; Berg, Richard C.; Griffin, Robert A.
Subject(s):Sanitary landfills -- Environmental aspects -- Illinois
Groundwater -- Pollution -- Illinois
Groundwater -- Regulation -- Illinois
Abstract:This report quantitatively assesses the potential for groundwater contamination from land burial of municipal wastes in hydrogeologic situations common to Illinois. These ratings can be used for preliminary, regional feasibility assessments of site suitability for land burial of municipal wastes. The research also evaluates the appropriateness of the Illinois Pollution Control Board's proposed compliance distance of 100 feet surrounding a landfill as a regulatory requirement for maximum leachate migration during a 1OO-year period.
Issue Date:1990
Publisher:Champaign, IL : Hazardous Waste Reseach and Information Center
Series/Report:RR Series (Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center) ; 035
Environmental Geology (Illinois State Geological Survey) ; 134
Genre:Technical Report
Type:Text
Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/25567
Publication Status:published or submitted for publication
Peer Reviewed:is peer reviewed
Sponsor:Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center ; Project Number HWR 87033
Illinois Pollution Control Board ; Contract No. HBG2327
Date Available in IDEALS:2011-06-29


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