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Options For Pollution Cleanup

1. Do Nothing but Permanently Shut Down Aquifer as Water Source

2. Pump Polluted Water and Filter it

3. Containment

4. Excaavation & Incineration

5. Excavation & Storage

6. Electrification

7. Bioremediation-Let bacteria eat the pollution.

Cleanup Roles


The pollution is a chemical called PCE or TCE. The following links tell about this poison:

ToxFAQs: Tetrachloroethylene

EPA-Air Toxics Website - TCE


OSH Answers: Health Effects of TCE

Environmental Protection Agency: Site Response Cleanup Process

Pollution hotline

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