Environmental Investigation and Remediation: 1,4-Dioxane and other Solvent Stabilizers, Second Edition, 2nd Edition (Hardback) book cover

Environmental Investigation and Remediation

1,4-Dioxane and other Solvent Stabilizers, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

By Thomas K.G. Mohr, William H. DiGuiseppi, James W. Hatton, Janet Katherine Anderson

CRC Press

640 pages | 25 B/W Illus.

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Description

Filled with updated information, equations, tables, figures, and citations, Environmental Investigation and Remediation: 1,4-Dioxane and Other Solvent Stabilizers, Second Edition supplies a wide range of information on 1,4-dioxane. It provides passive and active remediation strategies and treatment technologies for 1,4-dioxane in groundwater and provides the technical resources to help readers choose the best methods for their particular situation. This new edition includes all new information on remediation costs, and reflects the latest research in the field. It includes new practical case studies—including the Flint, Michigan drinking water pollution crisis—to illustrate the concepts.

Table of Contents

Historical Use of Chlorinated Solvents and Their Stabilizing Compounds. 1,4-Dioxane: Chemistry, Uses, and Occurrence. Sampling and Laboratory Analysis for Solvent Stabilizers. The Toxicology of 1,4-Dioxane. Regulation and Risk Assessment of 1,4-Dioxane. Remediation Technologies. Case Studies of 1,4-Dioxane Releases, Treatment, and Drinking Water Contamination. Forensic Applications for 1,4-Dioxane and Solvent Stabilizers. Regulatory Policy Implications of 1,4-Dioxane. Appendices. Index.

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About the Authors

Thomas K.G. Mohr is a Litigation Support Consultant/Expert witness for Mohr HydroGeoScience, LLC. Prior, he worked as Senior Hydrogeologist with the Santa Clarita Valley Water District. He also served as the President of the Groundwater Resources Association of California. He has chaired six major symposia for GRA on perchlorate, dry cleaners, and 1,4 dioxane, and has been an invited speaker or session chair at symposia hosted by the International Society of Environmenal Forensics, the National Groundwater Association, Battelle International, the California State Water Resounces Control Board, and USEPA.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI013000
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
SCI013060
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Industrial & Technical
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
TEC010000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General
TEC010030
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply