Light non-aqueous liquid

Light non-aqueous phase liquid (LNAPL) petroleum hydrocarbons leakage from spills or underground petroleum storage systems can result in risks to the environment and human health.

These include

  • hazardous vapours
  • explosions
  • groundwater contamination
  • surface water contamination

This technical note provides information on LNAPL assessment and remediation for environmental consultants.

Topics include

  • legislative requirements
  • stakeholder engagement
  • risk assessment
  • clean-up
  • ongoing management
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