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The fate of TBT in spoil and feasibility of remediation to eliminate environmental impact - AE0232

Description
Summary Objectives:-
Through a study of Tri-butyl tin (TBT) contaminant pathways and fate at harbour sites, evaluate whether TBT polluted sediments can be improved by utilising remediation techniques. For example by cleaning the more contaminated sediments before disposal at sea.

Key Customer Purpose:-
Enable DEFRA to more effectively fulfil its FEPA licensing obligations, through a better assessment of minimising the environmental impact of TBT.
Project Documents
• Final Report : The Fate of TBT in Spoil & Feasibility of Remeadiation to Eliminate Environmental Impact   (1840k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1999

To: 2002

Cost: £264,267
Contractor / Funded Organisations
CEFAS
Keywords
Environmental Protection              
Marine conservation              
Marine Impacts              
Nature conservation              
Fields of Study
Environmental Protection - Marine