Hazardous Waste Incineration: Evaluating the Human Health and Environmental Risks / Edition 1

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Overview

Incineration: no other form of hazardous waste disposal has matched it s efficiency at volume reduction, and the permanent destruction of org anic wastes. That convenience may come at a price, as questions and c oncerns continue to surround the potential human health impacts and ec osystem effects allegedly caused by incineration. Hazardous Waste Inc ineration: Evaluating the Human Health and Environmental Risks address es those concerns by summarizing recent research. Commissioned in part by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, this volume co mpiles reports and observations from specialists throughout the United States.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781566702508
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/19/1998
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Fundamentals of Hazardous Waste Incineration-C. David Cooper
Characterization of Potential Emissions from Hazardous Waste Incinerators and Related Facilities-Christopher M. Teaf, Isabel K. Stabile, Philip A. Moffat
Physical, Chemical and Toxicological Characteristics of Emissions from Hazardous Waste Incinerators and Related Facilities-Christopher M. Teaf, Isabel K. Stabile, Philip A. Moffat, J. Michael Kuperberg
Modeling the Atmospheric Dispersion of Hazardous Waste Incinerator Emissions-C. David Cooper
Methods for Health Risk Assessment of Combustion Mixtures-Rick Hertzberg, Glenn Rice, Linda Teuschler
Ecological Risk Assessment for Hazardous Waste Incineration-Robert D. DeMott
Evaluation of the Literature Regarding Ecological Effects of Hazardous Waste Incinerators and Related Facilities-Christopher E. Mackay
Ecotoxicological Risk Assessment for Hazardous Waste Incineration: A Case Study-Patrick J. Sheehan
Environmental Monitoring for Effects of Hazardous Waste Incineration-A.B. Shortelle, W.T. Marsh
Evaluation of Epidemiologic Studies on the Human Health Effects Associated With Hazardous Waste Incineration Facilities-Lara E. Fleming, Judy A. Bean, Isabel K. Stabile, Christopher M. Teaf
The Role of Epidemiology in Evaluating Potential Public Health Consequences of Hazardous Waste Incineration-Lara E. Fleming, Judy A. Bean
Medical Monitoring for Human Health Impacts from Hazardous Waste Incineration-Isabel K. Stabile, Stuart Brooks, Jill Mason
Quantitative Uncertainty Analysis-Stephen M. Roberts
Regulatory Compliance Within the U.S. Commercial Hazardous Waste Incineration Industry-John Schert

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