L.U.S.T. LINE - Bulletin 85

The most recent edition (March 2019) of L.U.S.T.LINE, the Bulletin of the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission, included important developments in the world of the Leaking Underground Storage Tank program, such as a review of the last 30 years of federal U.S.T regulations, a discussion on the usefulness of NAPL high resolution site characterization (HRSC) techniques, and an overview on natural source zone depletion (NSZD) of contaminants, among others. The latter article describes the basics of NSZD, the importance of NSZD related processes in informing the LNAPL conceptual site model (LCSM), field measurement techniques available to calculate contaminant degradation rates at sites, commonly asked questions/answers related to this useful tool, links to additional resources, and more. 

 


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