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Reactive treatment zone

Stephan Jefferis opened the meeting at the ICE with an explanation of this remediation method. He defined a reactive treatment zone as a control surface or zone through which a contaminant or contaminated fluid (liquid or gas) can move; while doing so it is treated to improve its environmental acceptability. The zone is a method of cleaning a contaminant pathway and may not act to remove a source except in the long term. A cut-off wall may be used to contain the source contamination, ...

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