Serious contamination of soil was first discovered in the Netherlands at the end of the Seventies. In the beginning it was thought that this was just a one-off mistake from the past. The Government spent as much as Hfl. 200 million to remedy this single case of contamination. The money was used to purify the soil underneath 100 houses and, after a long stay in emergency accommodation, residents were able to return to their own homes.
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- Six Years of Experience in Thermal Soil Cleaning
Ir. W. F. Koopmans
Dr. R. C. Reintjes
- Springer Netherlands
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