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Defence per-and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) environmental management preliminary sampling program. RAAF Base Darwin, NT.

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Title
Defence per-and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) environmental management preliminary sampling program. RAAF Base Darwin, NT.
Creator
GHD Pty Ltd
Collection
E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; 31/34005
Date
2016-09
Location
RAAF Base Darwin
Description
Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).; The objective of the investigation was to test for the presence of PFAS in environmental media, and to provide an indication of the potential for PFAS to have migrated off-site via surface water. This was to assist Defence to meet its objective to facilitate the early identification of potential exposure risks to off-site users of groundwater for the purpose of prioritising any future investigations. This investigation is intended to be a snapshot of the potential off-site presence of PFAS only, and should be regarded as a preceding step to any future preliminary investigations that would be conducted in accordance with the approaches specified by the National Environmental Protection (Assessment of Site Contamination) Measure (ASC NEPM).
Notes
This report has been prepared by GHD for Jones Lang LaSalle and Department of Defence and may only be used and relied on by Jones Land LaSalle and Department of Defence for the purpose agreed between GHD and Jones Lang LaSalle and Department of Defence as set out in Section 1.2 of this report.
Table of contents
Introduction -- Background -- Objective -- Scope -- Limitations -- Assumptions -- Methodology -- Sample locations -- Sampling methodology -- Laboratory analysis -- Adopted screening levels -- Results -- Aquifer characteristics, uses & restrictions -- Field program and collected data -- Analytical results -- Data quality.
Language
English
Subject
Foam; Environmental aspects; Fire extinguishing agents; Persistent pollutants; Bioaccumulation
Publisher name
Jones Lang LaSalle
Place of publication
Darwin
Series
31/34005
Format
1 volume (various pagings) : colour map, tables ; 30 cm.
File type
application/pdf.
Copyright owner
Check within Publication or with content Publisher.
Parent handle
https://hdl.handle.net/10070/299599
Citation address
https://hdl.handle.net/10070/382759

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