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Overview


* Updated methods of waste disposal emphasizing site remediation and pollution prevention


* Includes a comprehensive treatment of how toxic compounds move in the environment, including ground water and air modeling


* Applicable to corporate management

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A senior undergraduate or first-year graduate level textbook sufficient to support a two-semester or three-quarter course for engineering students. It provides a comprehensive introduction to the field that combines a theoretical framework with the authors' own experience in international environmental consulting. The volume is divided into four parts: fundamentals, current management practices, treatment and disposal methods, and site remediation. The chapters include case studies, example problems, and discussion topics and problems. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Meet the Author

Michael LaGrega (deceased) received his Ph.D in Environmental Engineering at Syracuse University, Phillip buckingham (Lewisberg, PA) Buckness University, and Jeffrey Evans (Exton, PA) teaches at Buckness University.

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acronyms
1 Hazardous Waste 1
2 The Regulatory Process 35
3 Process Fundamentals 81
4 Fate and Transport of Contaminants 133
5 Toxicology 225
6 Environmental Audits 317
7 Pollution Prevention 355
8 Facility Development and Operations 405
9 Physico-Chemical Processes 447
10 Biological Methods 555
11 Stabilization and Solidification 641
12 Thermal Methods 705
13 Land Disposal 785
14 Quantitative Risk Assessment 837
15 Site and Subsurface Characterization 887
16 Containment 963
17 Remedial Alternatives Analysis 1001
App. A Contaminant Properties 1037
App. B Toxicological Data 1053
App. C Thermodynamic Properties 1079
App. D Conversion Factors 1093
Index 1103
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 12, 2003

    Comprehensive History and Theory of Waste Handling

    This book is not only a good text book but also a good reference book to quickly find important concepts of hazardous waste management. Not only useful to Engineers but also to those who have to prepare talks for civic groups interested in enviromental aspects of hazardous waste management. Knowledge of engineering mathematics beneficial for working problems requiring calculations. Good resource for those desiring to formulate verbal opinions about various subjects in the field.

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