By Diana Wynne Jones
London, 1939. Vivian Smith thinks she is being evacuated to the nation-state, end result of the conflict. yet she is being abducted - out of her personal time. Her kidnappers are Jonathan and Sam, boys her personal age, from a spot known as Time urban, designed specifically to supervise historical past. yet now heritage goes severe, and Jonathan and Sam are confident that point City's coming near near doom can simply be avoided through a twentieth-century lady named Vivian Smith. Too undesirable they've got the incorrect woman. . . .
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Publisher: seashore Lane Books
Publication Date: 2009-08-25
Number of Pages: 448
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Chapters 3 and 4 provide the bulk of the technical review in this report. Chapter 3 assesses the availability of technologies for characterization, remediation, and containment of radionuclides and metals in the subsurface, and Chapter 4 provides a similar assessment for DNAPLs. Chapter 5 evaluates the success of DOE’s efforts to develop and deploy new technologies for metal, radionuclide, and DNAPL remediation and recommends future directions for DOE work in this area. Chapter 6 recommends strategies to improve DOE’s program for developing groundwater and soil remediation technologies.
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In fiscal year 1999, SCFA’s budget was boosted to $25 million, but this is still a relatively small amount compared to the average cost of cleaning up a site. Further, the large budget swings have interfered with program planning. DIMENSIONS OF DOE’S SUBSURFACE CONTAMINATION PROBLEM Understanding the locations, types, and risks of contaminants present in the DOE weapons complex is the first step in determining remediation technology development needs. Whether a given process will be effective in cleaning up subsuface contamination at a specific site depends on the hydrogeology of the site, the characteristics of the contaminants, and the acceptable risk levels for the site.
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