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Fry Canyon Study Area

The Fry Canyon site has many advantages for the field demonstration of reactive chemical barriers:

  1. The site is managed by BLM;
  2. The BLM has granted a right-of-way to construct demonstration facilities on the site;
  3. The site has not been reclaimed;
  4. The site is in a remote area and does not present a hazard to domestic water supplies or known biological resources;
  5. There are sufficient volumes and areas of shallow contaminated ground water to support cost effective installation and monitoring of multiple in-situ chemical barriers; and
  6. The USEPA gave the site a No Further Action Planned (NFRAP) rating in 1990, thus preventing conflicting activities at the site during field demonstration.

Installing monitoring wells at the Fry Canyon demonstration site:

Installing monitoring wells at the Fry Canyon demonstration site

Fry Canyon study site.

Fry Canyon study site

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