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RCRA Online Number:50537
Title:Innovative Uses of Compost: Composting of Soils Contaminated by Explosives
Document Date:09/01/1997
Description:Explains how composting of explosive-contaminated soil works. Compares costs and benefits of composting versus combustion. Describes how the Umatilla Army Depot in Hermiston, Oregon, has successfully used composting to convert 15,000 tons of contaminated soil into safe soil containing humus. Includes references and sources for additional information. Document can be ordered as part of the compost kit, 530-E-97-002. To order folder that accompanies the fact sheets, see 530-F-97-047.
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EPA Publication Number:530-F-97-045
NTIS Number:NA
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Non-Regulatory Guidance:No


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