Contaminated sites: register, evaluate, remediate

Cover Contaminated sites: register, evaluate, remediate. 2001. 40 p.
Year 2001
Pages 39
Number DIV-3400-E
Publisher Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
Series Non-specialist publications

Of a total of 50,000 landfills and polluted industrial/commercial sites in Switzerland, more than 4,000 pose a serious environmental hazard (contaminated sites) and will require remediation over the next 25 years. This booklet explains the main steps involved in the remediation process, as well as the relevant legislation (including the Ordinance on Contaminated Sites, in force since October 1998).  

Last modification 30.06.2001

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