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Using Drilling Mud Sumps to Determine How Well Permafrost Contains Contaminants
Principal Investigator: Dyke, Larry
Licenced Year(s): 1998 1997
Summary: This project is intended to determine the amount by which fluids disposed of in abandoned oil well drilling mud disposal pits (sumps) have migrated into surrounding frozen ground. The sumps are not presently considered to pose any kind of environmental hazard but they do offer a unique opportunity to determine the effectiveness of permafrost as a containment for waste fluids. The main activity i...