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Groenier, James Scott; LeBow, Stan . 2006. Preservative-Treated Wood and Alternative Products in the Forest Service. 0677 2809P. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, National Technology and Development Program.

Provides an overview of:

  • Wood preservatives
  • Treatment processes used with wood preservatives
  • Alternatives to treated wood
  • Studies that have determined how much preservative leaches into the environment and its effects
  • Guidelines for the use of preservatives and treated wood

Keywords: ACA, ACZA, best management practices, boardwalks, boric acid, CCA, construction, consumer information sheets, copper arsenate, copper chrome arsenates, copper naphthenate, corrosion, creosote, disposal, environmental impact, facilities, leaching, pentachlorophenol, pressure treatments, recreation, retention, standards, structures, trail bridges, wood chemistry, wood preservation, wood preservatives


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