Faculty Advisor

Mathisen, Paul P.

Abstract

This project investigates possible actions for remediation of arsenic contaminated sediment if the Edwards Pond Dam in West Boylston, MA is removed. It focuses on the remediation options available and regulations governing plausible options. Background on arsenic contaminated sediments and removal and a review of applicable permitting for remediation work are included. Recommendations are provided for the appropriate steps that can be taken to minimize the impacts of contaminated sediments upon removal of the Edwards Pond Dam.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

March 2012

Major

Environmental Engineering

Project Type

Major Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Unrestricted

Advisor Department

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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