Title: Costs and Benefits Associated with the Remediation of Contaminated Groundwater: A Review of the Issues. 
Resource Type: document --> technical publication --> report 
Country: United Kingdom 
Year: 1999 
Availability: Project P2-078, R&D Technical Report TR P278 by Komex Clarke Bond Ltd. and Eftec Ltd 
Author 1/Producer: Environment Agency 
Author / Producer Type: Agency, regulator or other governmental or inter-governmental body 
Publisher: Environment Agency 
Publisher City: Bristol, UK 
ISBN: 1 85705 131 9 
Report / download web link (=direct link): http://publications.environment-agency.gov.uk/pdf/STR-P278-e ...  
Format (e.g. PDF): PDF 
Size: (e.g. 20mb) 8 
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Contaminated land-->Cost benefit analysis-->Cost benefit analysis overview
Contaminated land-->Wider impacts / sustainability-->Economic
Groundwater protection-->Groundwater protection overview
Water resources and their management -->Water resources and their management Overview
Short description: Extract: 'The results of a scoping study which has been undertaken to provide a Comprehensive review of the issues associated with the costs and benefits of the remediation of contaminated groundwater and the future protection of groundwater are presented. An overview of contaminant hydrogeology, groundwater remediation and environmental economics is provided. The philosophical, technical and economic issues associated with cost-benefit analysis of groundwater protection and remediation are discussed. Suggestions for the formulation of framework guidance for setting remedial objectives and selecting the best approach and technologies on a site-specific basis are made. There are 64 references.' 
Link to Organisation(s): Environment Agency (England and Wales)
Submitted By: Dr Denise Lambkin WhoDoesWhat?      Last update: 22/04/2008

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