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Links to Information Sources on Contaminated Land below are divided as follows:

EU based        US based        Other countries (outside EU/US)   

  Oil/Petrol Contamination           Land Rehabilitation

 EU based

UK Environment Agency information on Contaminated Land and Contaminated Land Exposure Assessment

Information on Contaminated Land UK based including Standards

UK based information site on Contaminated Land  

Information on Contaminated Land and Environmental Liability in the UK

UK Contaminated Land publications and guidance

UK Land Regeneration Network

EUGRIS information site on contaminated land and water

Practices, procedures and methodologies following oil spill contamination incidents (2004)   Methods for the Examination of Waters and Associated Materials from SCA Blue Books

Extensive compilation of UK on information on Contaminated Land including Best Practice Guidance

UK based Safegrounds source of information on contaminated land (radioactice and chemical) including access to useful Guidance Material

The UK based Soil and Groundwater Technology Association (SAGTA)  deals with contamination from past activities and the introduction of best practice to prevent land being contaminated in the future

UK based Contaminated Land In the Real Environment (CLAIRE) encourages the development of cost-effective methods of investigating and remediating contaminated land in a sustainable way

EU Environment Agency information on Soil Erosion and Conservation

Belgium - Contaminated Land Policy in Belgium and Soil Remediation in Flanders

Netherlands - environmental regulations and limit values

Network for Industrially Contaminated Land in Europe (NICOLE) is a forum used by European business  to develop and influence the state of the art in EU contaminated land management

R3 Environment UK

International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation

International Institute for Land Reclamation and Improvement

International Soil Reference and Information Centre with comprehensive information on soils

Contaminated Land Rehabilitation Network For Environmental Technologies in Europe

UK Association of Geotechnical Specialists

CLAIRE: Contaminated Land: Application In Real Environment

US based

US EPA The Hazardous Waste Clean-up Information Web Site (CLU-IN) - provides information about innovative treatment technologies to the hazardous waste remediation community also general Clean-up Topics and Soil Contaminants

US EPA soil screening guidelines

US EPA human health & ecological risk related to Superfund Sites

US based environmental Risk Assessment resources

Fire Effect Information on soil US based.

Guidelines for Soil Sampling

US survey of Soil and Groundwater Clean-up Standards

US based Federal Remediation Technologies Roundtable (FRTR) - is an interagency working group seeking to build a more collaborative atmosphere among federal agencies involved in hazardous waste site remediation

US  Superfund Basic Research Program (SBRP) - promotes technologies developed by the SBRP for potential commercial development; previous years research highlights on bioremediation, remediation, fate and transport, and health effects

US based Clean-up information for contaminated sites

Remediation technologies Screening Matrix

US EPA Economic Enforcement Models

US based EHSO information on Contaminated Soils and Brownfields

US based information source on Groundwater Remediation technologies

Other Countries outside EU/US

Australian information on Ocean Disposal of Dredged Material

New Zealand Health and Safety Guidelines for Contaminated Site Clean-up

Australian based Queensland  Acid Sulfate Soils Investigation Team

Western Australia Contaminated Sites Guides

Oil/Petrol Contamination

Irish HSA Guidance on Wetstock Inventory Control for Petrol Stations

UK Environment Agency Guidance on Wetstock Reconciliation at Fuel Storage Facilities, Oil Storage, Oil Separators, Petrol Stations, Storage and Disposal of Used Oils and Concrete Bunds at Oil Storage Tanks

New Zealand guidance on Underground Petroleum Storage

Total Hydrocarbon contamination information from AEHS

FAQ's on Oil & Grease analysis and Oil Spills from US EPA

Information on Oil Spills

UNEP information on Oil Spills

Information on Oil Spill Resources including Response Handbook

US based National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Office of Response and Restoration with aids for oil/chemical spill responders 

USCG Oil Spill Response Information

US based Steeltank Institute

US EPA on underground storage tanks

US EPA Modelling Subsurface Petroleum Hydrocarbon Transport

US based EHSO information on used oils

Canadian Standards on Petroleum Hydrocarbons in Soil

Oil Spill Web

Clean Up Oil

Information source on the Sea Empress Oil Spill

International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation

Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Response Centre for the Mediterranean Sea


Site Rehabilitation

EU Piramid project with Guidelines on Remediation of AMD

UK Quarry Restoration Case Studies

UK After Minerals website

Australian best practice information on Contaminated Sites

Australian best practice information on Rehabilitation and Re-vegetation

Australian best practice information on Mine Decommissioning

Canadian Land Reclamation Association

US Office of Surface Mining 

Canadian rehabilitation case studies from the MEND programme

Wikipedia on remediation


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