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Remediation of the Wells G and H Superfund Site, Woburn, Massachusetts part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article gives a detailed description of the sources and distributions of TCE and PCE at the Woburn superfund site. It also describes the various types of remediation systems being used to ...
Topics: Woburn:Wells G and H Superfund Site, Pollution Sources
Models in the courtroom part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article provides background information about the societal and technical aspects of the famous 'A Civil Action' trial. It also proposes that the steps involved in constructing a predictive ...
Topics: Federal Trial, Hydrogeology:Computer Modeling, Legal System, Woburn:Wells G and H Superfund Site
Groundwater transport of arsenic and chromium at a historical tannery, Woburn, Massachusetts, U.S.A. part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article from 'Applied Geochemistry' is an overview of the use and subsequent reduction of arsenic and chromium compounds in the tanning industry. The article also describes the transport of ...
Topics: Pollution Sources, Woburn, Hydrogeology
Speciation and fate of arsenic in three lakes of the Aberjona watershed part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article from Environmental Science and Technology shows the manner in which sediment cores taken from the bottom of the Mystic Lakes were analyzed and used to interpret historic periods (1890s ...
Topics: Woburn, Hydrogeology, Pollution Sources
Evaluation of Groundwater Flow and Contaminant Transport at the Wells G and H Superfund Site, Woburn, Massachusetts, from 1960 to 1986 and Estimation of TCE and PCE Concentrations Delivered to Woburn Residences part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This doctoral dissertation from the Department of Geological Sciences at Ohio State University features a comprehensive treatment of TCE and PCE transport in the buried valley aquifer in Woburn, ...
Topics: Woburn, :Water Supply, Pollution Sources, Hydrogeology:Field Data, Wells, Hydrogeology:Computer Modeling
A Civil Action part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Poignant book about the contamination of Woburn municipal wells G and H and the lawsuit alleging that the prolonged consumption of the contaminated groundwater by W.R. Grace and Beatrice Foods led to ...
Topics: Federal Trial, Legal System, Woburn:Water Supply, Health/Cancer Studies, Wells, Pollution Sources
Childhood leukemia in Woburn, Massachusetts part of SERC Print Resource Collection
An important report by the investigators at the Massachusetts Department of Health documenting the frequency of childhood leukemias in Woburn compared to other nearby cities and areas.
Topics: Woburn:Water Supply, Health/Cancer Studies
Water resources and aquifer yields in the Charles River basin part of SERC Print Resource Collection
A regional U.S. Geological Survey report and data pertaining to the glacial aquifers in the Charles River basin, including the Aberjona River area in Woburn.
Topics: Woburn:Water Supply, Hydrogeology
History of toxic metal discharge to surface waters of the Aberjona watershed part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Interesting article concerning the movement of toxic heavy metals within waters in the Aberjona River basin.
Topics: Pollution Sources, Woburn:Wells G and H Superfund Site, Hydrogeology
Pollution survey of the Aberjona River, 1921 to 1922 part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Detailed photographic survey with annotated captions of pollution sources along the Aberjona River. Pictures include tanneries, piggeries, chemical manufacturers, and conditions of the riverbed and ...
Topics: Pollution Sources, Woburn:Water Supply, Hydrogeology, :Field Data