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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.
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.