The opinions expressed in this publication are solely the opinions of the individual participants who attended the Relocation Roundtable Meeting. They do not necessarily reflect the U. Environmental Protection Agency's position on the issues. Shortly thereafter, Assistant Administrator Elliott P.
References Abstract This fictional case study involves an actual Superfund cleanup of an abandoned wood treating facility adjacent to several African American residential neighborhoods in the southeastern United States.
At the heart of this study are the ethical issues involved in making decisions with insufficient data. Here, these issues are presented from three different perspectives: His job, obviously, depends on the employer. The case history, soil sampling data and excerpts from EPA documents are included, together with numerical as well as ethical problems.
Back to Top Introduction One obstacle to effective instruction on engineering ethics is the lack of resources such as numerical problems.
But ethical issues encountered in the practice of engineering can be integrated throughout the curriculum. Instruction in ethics is a requirement for accreditation for undergraduate engineering programs 1and it is a curriculum goal of recent reports on Engineering Education for the 21st Century e.
This paper describes one case developed at that workshop. The facility occupies 26 acres in an industrial area.
Four African American residential neighborhoods are in the immediate vicinity. The site was first developed for creosote wood preserving in ; sincepenta-chlorophenol PCP had been used as a preservative at the ETC site and was the only preservative used after Manufacturing activities had not taken place at the facility since October,and the site was officially abandoned in bankruptcy proceedings during February of The RCRA Resource Conservation and Recovery Act inspection report of ETC in February, showed that the wood treating facility was cited for many non-compliances, including no inspection log, no personnel training records, no groundwater monitoring, no protective covers and inspections of surface impoundments, and no inspection schedules.
In April,preliminary assessment began at the ETC site to determine the extent of contamination. Soil sampling using PCP as an indication of contamination is summarized in Table 1.An Overview of the Escambia Treating Company (ETC) Superfund Site.
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ETC was a former wood-treating company. The facility occupies 26 acres in an industrial area, but three African-American residential neighborhoods are in the immediate vicinity of ETC. Escambia Treating Company Superfund Site Pensacola, FL SCMC performed water treatment system operations and maintenance at the Escambia Treating Company Superfund Site to include: water treatment system installation, installation of pumps/level sensors/digital readouts at four sump locations, pumping waste water from a lined soil . An overview of the standard unit processes, general equipment selection and operating considerations, and equipment and technology sources are provided. CT 88 Literature 91 Escambia Treating Company Superfund Site, Pensacola, FL 91 Bench-Scale Study at New York University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 92 Feather River Site, Oroville, CA 93 5.
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ETC was a former wood-treating company. The facility occupies 26 acres in an industrial area, but three African-American residential neighborhoods are in the immediate vicinity of ETC.
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Black & Veatch has achieved all that in its work at the site of a Florida wood treating company. In , the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) gained passage of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and . The History of the Escambia Treating Company and Its Impact ENC Ms.
Hooton 28 March The Escambia Treating Company (ETC) Superfund Site has been mistreated and neglected for years; a combination of bureaucracy in Washington and government intervention Read More.
MAY 2, Site Tour of the Escambia and Agrico Superfund Sites On Thursday afternoon, meeting attendees at the Superfund Relocation Roundtable meeting went on a site tour of the Escambia Treating Company (otherwise known as Escambia) and Agrico Superfund sites and the neighborhoods adjacent to .
Citizens Against Toxic Exposure (CATE) was formed to push for the efficient clean up of the Escambia Treating Company (ETC) Superfund Site, infamously known as "Mt. Dioxin." CATE also worked on the Agrico Chemical Superfund Site as its contamination had commingled with ETC's, because it was only a quarter mile away.