Guidance for Remediation of Petroleum Contaminated Sites

Quiz Question

1. What does MTCA stand for?
Model Tactics Control Act
Model Toxics Control Act
Model Toxics Capture Act
Minor Toxics Control Act
2. A consent decree is not a formal legal agreement or "settlement" of liability under MTCA
3. What are the two types of lands within Indian reservations ________________ ?
Trust lands and Fee lands
Faith lands and Fee lands
Trust lands and Green lands
Faith lands and Green lands
4. A tribe or its members may own land located outside of the reservation that is held in trust by the ___________________ ?
federal government
state government
both federal and state government
tribe association
5. Home Heating oil tank leakage cleanup costs are often not covered by homeowners insurance
6. For regulated UST facilities, this site characterization study must be completed within ____ days after confirmation of a release
7. All investigative wastes (drill cuttings and purge water) should be contained in ______ until sample test results are received.
Plastic bags
drums or tanks
can be dispersed into the soil
none of the above
8. Field screening methods can provide real-time information to target problem areas and make real time decisions, saving time and money in the site investigation
9. Which of the following is not a field screening method?
Visual screening
Sheen test
Headspace vapor analysis
PH test
10. For industrial or commercial land uses, the terrestrial ecological evaluation process focuses on evaluation of impacts to ____________ ?
None of the above
11. Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) are not a normal component of most petroleum mixtures and do not need to be tested for except in certain heavier oil products (heavy oils, mineral oils, and waste oils).
12. The MTCA rules provide three methods for establishing cleanup levels. Which one of the following is not one of them?
Method A
Method C
Method B
Method J
13. The ___________ is the location within a particular medium (e.g., groundwater) where cleanup levels must be met.
Point of cumulative
Point of cleanup
Point of compliance
Point of condition
14. What does SEPA stand for?
State External Policy Act
State Environmental Policy Act
Soil Environmental Policy Act
Soil Excavation Policy Act
15. Which one of the following is not a commonly used technology for the cleanup of petroleum contaminated sites?
Dual-Phase Recovery
Soil Vapor Extraction
16. Whatever method of cleanup is implemented, it is not necessary that a report be prepared documenting all aspects of cleanup.
17. A soil in a lower category can be used for uses specified in any higher category. Which of the following is not true
A category 1 soil can be used for any use specified in categories 1, 2, 3 and 4.
A category 3 soil can be used for any use specified in categories 3 and 4.
A category 2 soil can be used for any use specified in categories 2, 3 and 4.
A category 4 soil can be used for any use specified in categories 2, 3 and 1.
18. Only diesel and heavy oil contaminated soils need to be tested for naphthalenes.
19. A number of critical technical factors need to be considered and evaluated in the initial screening and subsequent remedy selection. These critical factors can be grouped into ______ main categories?
20. What does MDL stand for?
Method detection limit
Method deterioration limit
Method difference limit
Method decay limit