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1st Edition

EPA Environmental Engineering Sourcebook

ISBN 9780367448653
Published December 2, 2019 by CRC Press
414 Pages

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Book Description

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) publishes several series of documents that provide up-to-date information about environmental site assessment and remediation. The EPA Environmental Engineering Sourcebook includes papers and bulletins that focus on remediation of soil and groundwater, making them available in a convenient form.
This book compiles thirty-five documents- written by recognized leaders - on major methods and promising new techniques for hazardous waste treatment and site remediation. Each chapter evaluates the type of contaminant and site characteristics needed to select a technology for use at hazardous waste sites.
The EPA Environmental Engineering Sourcebook presents EPA documents in an easy-to-use, concise format. It contains numerous graphs, charts and figures that make it an important resource for those involved in environmental protection, site remediation, and site assessment.


  • Contains chapters written by recognized leaders
  • Examines major methods as well as assesses new techniques for hazardous waste treatment and site remediation
  • Presents information in an easy-to-use, concise format
  • Evaluates each type of contaminant and site characteristics for selecting technology at hazardous waste sites
  • Table of Contents

    Part I: Containment, Pump-and-Treat, and In Situ Treatment 1. Slurry Walls 2. Landfill Covers 3. Control of Air Emissions from Materials Handling During Remediation 4. Performance Evaluations of Pump-and-Treat Remediations 5. Chemical Enhancements to Pump-and-Treat Remediation 6. TCE Removal from Contaminated Soil and Ground Water 7. In Situ Soil Flushing 8. In Situ Soil Vapor Extraction Treatment 9. Evaluation of Soil Venting Application 10. In Situ Steam Extraction Treatment 11. In Situ Biodegradation Treatment 12. In Situ Bioremediation of Contaminated Unsaturated Subsurface Soils 13. In Situ Bioremediation of Contaminated GroundWater 14. In Situ Vitrification Treatment Part II: Ex Situ Treatment Methods for Contaminated Soils, Ground Water and Hazardous Waste 15. Air Stripping of Aqueous Solutions 16. Granular Activated Carbon Treatment 17. Soil Washing Treatment 18. Solvent Extraction 19. Chemical Oxidation Treatment 20. Chemical Dehalogenation Treatment 21. Slurry Biodegradation 22. Rotating Biological Contactors 23. Solidification/Stabilization of Organics and Inorganics 24. Mobile/fransportable Incineration Treatment 25. Issues Affecting the Applicability and Success of Remedial/Removal Incineration Projects 26. Thermal Desorption Treatment 27. Pyrolysis Treatment 28. Supercritical Water Oxidation

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