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Vertical Impermeable Barriers (Cutoff Walls)


5.            Recommended Reading


Pearlman, L. (1999). Subsurface Containment and Monitoring Systems: Barriers and Beyond. U.S. EPA, National Network of Environmental Management Studies, Washington, DC.


Rumer, Ralph R. and Mitchell, J. K. (1995) Assessment of Barrier Containment Technologies - A Comprehensive Treatment for Environmental Applications, U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Dupont Company, Baltimore.


Sharma, H. D., and Reddy, K. R. (2004). Geoenvironmental Engineering. Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey.


U.S. EPA. (1998). "Evaluation of Subsurface Engineered Barriers at Waste Sites." U.S. EPA, Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response.


U.S. EPA. (1984). "Slurry Trench Construction for Pollution Migration Control." U.S. EPA, Ofice of Emergency and Remedial Response and Office of Research and Development Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory.




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