Remedial Investigation

Meaning, Term, and Glossary Definition - What is Remedial Investigation?

An in-depth study designed to gather data needed to determine the nature and extent of contamination at a Superfund site; establish site cleanup criteria; identify preliminary alternatives for remedial action; and support technical and cost analyses of alternatives. The remedial investigation is usually done with the feasibility study. Together they are usually referred to as the "RI/FS".

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Alternative Remedial Contract Strategy Contractors   No Further Remedial Action Planned   Remedial Action RA   Remedial Design   Remedial Project Manager RPM   Remedial Response   
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