This book is a compilation of the papers presented at the Twenty-Ninth Mid-Atlantic Industrial and Hazardous Waste Conference. It helps people to move a step closer to the acceptable balance of costs, benefits, and risks in their attempts to resolve industrial and hazardous waste problems.
Table of Contents
Session 1: Biological Treatment 1. Nitrogen and Phosphorus (N/P) Removal from Wastewater Combined with Extraction of N/P Fertilizer 2. Effects of Ammonia Inhibition on the Anaerobic Sequencing Batch Reactor 3. Nitrate Effects on the Anaerobic Sequencing Batch Reactor Treating Swine Wastes 4. Simultaneous Removal of Chromium and Organic Pollutants by Anaerobic Consortium of Bacteria 5. Reduction in Hydrogen Sulfide with a Proprietary Enzyme Biocatalyst Technology 6. Control of Filamentous Bulking in Activated Sludge Processes Treating Industrial Wastewater 7. Reductive Dechlorination of PCE by a Methanogenic Culture Taken from an Aerobic Fluidized-Bed Reactor Session 2: Remediation Techniques 8. Remediation of Landfill Sites at Brookhaven National Laboratory 9. Construction and Demolition Waste Management: Developing a Cost Effective Plan 10. A New Approach for Soil-Washing Practice: Lead Removal in Soil-Resin Mixtures 11. Selection of Practical Remedial Alternatives 12. OHF Tank Riser Installation 13. DOE Approach to Removal of Radioactively Contaminated Tank Inventory 14. Reduction of Acid Mine Drainage with Sulfate Reducing Bacteria Session 3: Metals Treatment 15. Preparation of a Commercial Test of the Treatment of Metal-Laden Hazardous Wastes with Clean Coal Technology By-Products 16. Modeling Metal Ion Sorption to Heterogeneous Sorbents 17. Evaluation of Ex-Situ Soil Washing as a Remedial Strategy for Heavy Metal Removal from Railyard Ballast 18. Successful Soil Stabilization at a Lead Contaminated Superfund Site 19. Electro-Membrane-Partitioning: An Innovative In-Situ Heavy Metal Decontamination Process 20. Heavy Metal Removal in an Innovative Treatment System for Acid Mine Drainage Session 4: Investigation of Ti02-Based Photocatalysts for Inactivation of E. coli in Water 21. Electron Beam Infectious Waste Sterilization: Proven Technology Drives down Medical Waste Treatment Costs 22. Investigation of Microbial Temperature Sensitivity and Effect of Microorganisms on the Integrity of a Commercial Metal working Fluid Session 5: Regulations 23. A Survey of Regulatory Methods Used in Writing NPDES Permits for Facilities within the Shipbuilding and Repair Industry 24. Regulatory Changes on the Horizon 25. Solid and Hazardous Wastes; Regulatory Changes Affecting Remediation Projects Session 6: Toxicological Analysis 26. The Use of a Biological Early Warning System to Minimize Risks Associated with Drinking Water Sources and Wastewater Discharges 27. The Application of a Toxicity Reduction Evaluation at a Seafood Processing Facility which Emphasized Source Reduction and Treatment Efficiency to Minimize Environmental Risk Session 7: Physiochemical Treatment 28. Supercritical Fluid Extraction of PAH's from Aquifer Materials 29. Separation of Surfactant Micelle-Organic Pollutant Complex Using a High-Shear Rotary Ultrafiltration System 30. Treatment and Reuse of Pharmaceutical Process Water 31. Predicting Polymer Conditioning Requirements in High Pressure Sludge Dewatering Devices 32. Metals, Toxic Organics, and Color Removal at a Manufacturing Facility 33. Removal of Organic Contaminants from Water Using Sonolysis Session 8: Air Pollution Control 34. Open Burning of Hazardous Munitions Waste 35. An Innovative Whole Tire Energy Recovery Process 36. Correlation between the Combustion Performance Indices and the Products of Incomplete Combustion (PICs) in a Laboratory Scale Incinerator 37. Control of Low-Concentration Volatile Organic Compound Emissions in the Wood Coating Industry-A Case Study 38. Sulfur Hexafluoride-An Indicator of Incineration Efficiency Session 9: Risk Assessment/Cost of Environmental Projects 39. The Brownfields Initiative: Fact or Fiction 40. Hazardous Materials Risk Reduction through Land Use Controls 41. Appropriate Technology & Economics of Industrial Water Pollution Control in a Developing Economy 42. The Use of Probabilistic Risk Assessment to Calculate Human Health Risk Session 10: Bioremediation 43. Field Trial of the Biowall Technology at a Former Manufactured Gas Plant Site 44. Influence of PCB Desorption Kinetics on Bioremediation and Mobility Risk 45. Anaerobic Dechlorination and Aerobic Degradation of PCBs in Soil Columns and Slurries 46. Rates of Solubilization and Biodégradation of PAHs in the Presence of Non-Ionic Surfactants 47. Biphenyl Supported Co-Metabolic Biodégradation of PCBs 48. Investigation of the Use of Terpenes as Cosubstrates in the Cometabolic Biodégradation of PCBs by 49. Fate and Behavior of Benzo(a)pyrene in Soil Composting Systems Session 11: Treatment of Textile Waste 50. Anaerobic Biotransformation of Reactive Textile Dyes 51. Textile Wastes and the Economics of Disposal 52. Physicochemical and Biological Treatment of a Textile Dyeing and Finishing Wastewater 53. Physicochemical and Biological Treatability Study of Textile Dye Wastewater Session 12: Pollution Prevention 54. Pollution Prevention Opportunities for a Denim Laundry 55. Pollution Prevention Opportunities for a Nylon Dyeing and Finishing Facility Session 13: Soil and Groundwater Contamination 56. A Comparative Study of the Distribution of Groundwater Discharge to the Silver Bay and Toms River Embayments in Barnegat Bay, New Jersey 57. Limitations of Contaminant Transport Models for Simulation of Groundwater Remediation Using Slurry Walls 58. Biases in Laboratory and Field Testing of Sediment Contaminated by Abandoned Mined Lands 59. Groundwater Flow-Art or Science? 60. Solvent Extraction of Pentachlorophenol Associated with Humic Acids Session 14: Petroleum Waste Treatment 61. Pilot-Scale Treatment of an Aluminum Manufacturer's Oily Wastewater 62. Metalworking Coolant/Lubricants Treatment Using the SpinTek High-Shear Rotary Ultrafiltration System 63. Plant-Enhanced Remediation of Petroleum Contaminated Soil 64. The Effects of Membrane Rotation on the Operational Performance of a Centrifugal Ultrafiltration Separation System 65. Improving Separate Phase Hydrocarbon Recovery with Bioslurping