- FATE AND TRANSPORT STUDY:
A study of the travel of contamination. Model based method to objectively estimate the effects of natural processes on the stability and distribution of contaminants in the environment.
- FEASIBILITY STUDY:
Study taken to see if certain steps taken to clean up contamination from particular circumstances will work, how well they will work, and what is the most cost effective option to use.
Treatment process that separates non-dissolved contamination (NAPL) from water by passing the water through a porous medium, such as sand or a manufactured filter.
- FLAME-IONIZATION DETECTOR (FID):
Equipment used to either detect gross total contamination, or through use of capillary chromotographer columns identify and quantify concentrations of selected volatile compounds.
- FLUID/VAPOR EXRACTION:
Process in which a high-vacuum system is applied to remove liquid and gas simultaneously from low-permeability or heterogeneous formations.
- FREE PRODUCT:
The petroleum product that resides in the spaces between the soil particles or floats on top of the groundwater and is generally more accessible for removal or treatment.
- FUEL FINGERPRINT ANALYSIS:
An attempt to determine identifying characteristics of a particular type of fuel.
The Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Fund. See CLEANUP FUND.
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