1st Edition

Chromium in Soil - Perspectives in Chemistry, Health, and Environmental Regulation

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ISBN 9780849311574
Published January 8, 1998 by CRC Press
256 Pages

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Book Description

The importance of understanding complex toxicological and chemical properties of hexavalent and trivalent chromium has increased rapidly over the last few years as state and federal regulators reevaluate environmental standards. The risk management of chromium-contaminated soils continues to be a very dynamic process that presents interesting challenges.
Chromium in Soil discusses the challenges faced by those investigating and remediating chromium-impacted soils and groundwater. The chapters address numerous ground-breaking developments in various fields of environmental chromium research, including toxicity, chemistry, environmental fate and transport, remediation technology, and health-based cleanup standards.

Table of Contents

Chromium Chemistry and Implications for Environmental Fate and Toxicity, J. Barnhart
Human Exposure Studies for the Evaluation of Cr(VI) in Soil and Groundwater, B. Finley
New Methods for Treating Cr(VI) in Soil, T. Higgins
Chromium Fate in Soils: Does Cr(II) Oxidize to Cr(VI) in the Environment? B. James
Effect-Response Relationship for Airborne Cr(VI)Based on Industrial Hygiene and Epidemiology Study on Cancer : Implications for the Cancer Slope Factor and Workplace Standards, P. Lees
Investigation and Remediation of Chromium and Nitrate Groundwater Degradation at an Industrial Facility, C. Maxwell
Dermatitis Hazard Posed by Cr(VI) in Soil and Water: Results of Human Exposure Studies, J. Nethercott
Developing Site-Specific Health-Based Standards for
Cr(VI) in Soil: A Comparison to State and Federal Standards, D. Proctor
The New Analytical Method for Quantifying Cr(VI) in Soil: Proposed USEPA Method 3060A, R. Vitale
The Effects of Cr(VI)-Contaminated Soil on Concrete Structures, R. Whitlock

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