Contaminated soil and groundwater are environmental hazards that pose a serious threat to human health. Hydrocarbon spills that often occur during oil and gas operations result in loss of soil quality and contamination of groundwater. This may reduce transport of water and air, inhibit microbial activity, and nutrient cycling. The objective of this paper is to introduce life cycle assessment (LCA) within the existing framework of phased environmental site assessments (ESAs) in the selection of soil remedial alternatives for oil and gas well site clean ups
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A new research paper by ARBRI Researcher Narayan Shrestha and Junye Wang has been published. The paper highlights Climate Change impact analysis on erosion and sediment on the Athabasca River Basin, future climate data generated by three climate models, Region specific and land use type impacts of climate change, etc.
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