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The 1,4-Dioxane Book

The Complete Reference
Answers to 1,4-Dioxane FAQ
Environmental Investigation and Remediation: 1,4-Dioxane and Other Solvent Stabilizers answers most of the questions you are likely to have about 1,4-dioxane. Here are some examples of questions the author has been asked by leading environmental practitioners over the last several years, which are answered in the book:

What is the best method for laboratory analysis of 1,4-dioxane?
Is 1,4-dioxane biodegradable under ambient groundwater conditions?
Does the presence of 1,4-dioxane at a cleanup site preclude using Monitored Natural Attenuation as the remedial alternative?
What are the advantages and limitations to using UV-oxidation treatment for 1,4-dioxane?
What are the advantages and limitations using ozone-peroxide treatment for 1,4-dioxane?
Can 1,4-dioxane be treated in situ?
Was 1,4-dioxane an additive to TCE (trichloroethylene)?
My site has 1,4-dioxane but no TCA (methyl chloroform), so where did the 1,4-dioxane come from?
Was 1,4-dioxane used in printing operations?
Why does 1,4-dioxane show up in so many landfills?
Why does 1,4-dioxane persist at sites even though it is fully miscible and expected to flush out rapidly?
Why does California have a 3 ppb advisory level while Michigan has an 85 ppb advisory level?
Is 1,4-dioxane related to dioxin (2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-Dioxin)?
Why is 1,4-dioxane still being discovered at old cleanup sites?
If the initial amount of 1,4-dioxane in solvent was small, why does it form such large plumes?
What is the typical ratio of 1,4-dioxane plume length to other VOCs?
What other industries used 1,4-dioxane?
Is 1,4-dioxane naturally-occurring?
Is 1,4-dioxane present in food?
Is 1,4-dioxane still present in children’s shampoos and bubble bath products?
Since methyl chloroform was banned in the 1990s, why is 1,4-dioxane still a threat to drinking water supplies?
When will US EPA adopt an MCL for 1,4-dioxane?
Which types of sorbent materials are best-suited to 1,4-dioxane removal?
Can soil vapor extraction effectively remove 1,4-dioxane from the unsaturated zone?
Do passive diffusion samplers work with 1,4-dioxane?
When was 1,4-dioxane first used to stabilize methyl chloroform?
Was 1,4-dioxane added to any of the other chlorinated solvents?
Did all grades and brands of methyl chloroform include 1,4-dioxane?
Which of the hundreds of patented solvent stabilizers were actually put into production?
Of the documented solvent stabilizers that were widely used, which pose the greatest threats to drinking water quality?
When did it first become apparent that 1,4-dioxane may be a significant groundwater contaminant?