1st Edition

Hazardous and Industrial Waste Proceedings, 30th Mid-Atlantic Conference

Edited By G. Lee Christensen, Rominder P. S Suri Copyright 1998

    This book is based on the Mid-Atlantic Industrial and Hazardous Waste Conference to bring together professionals interested in the advancement and application of technologies and methods for managing industrial and hazardous wastes.

    Session 1: Brownfield Redevelopment I 1. Forward Engineering—Recycling a Military Landfill 2. Redevelopment under Maryland’s Voluntary Cleanup Program 3. Pennsylvania’s Act 2 Program: Putting It All Together, Some Act 2 Closure Case Studies 4. Lehigh Valley Regional Redevelopment Initiative Session 2: Hazardous Waste I 5. Electrokinetically Enhanced Reduction of Cr(VI) in Porous Media 6. Dechlorination of Carbon Tetrachloride by Nanoscale Iron Particles in Aqueous Solution 7. Responding to Radioactive Waste Incidents, City of Philadelphia Streets Department Experience 8. An Overview of the Innovative Geotechnical Aspects of the Runway 8-26 Development Project at Philadelphia International Airpor Session 3: Industrial Waste Treatment I 9. Treatment of Mercury Contaminated Wastewater from a Pharmaceutical Facility 10. Degradation of 2,4-Dinitrotoluene in the Wastestreams of an Ammunition Plant 11. Case Study: Investigation of Technologies for Removing Cr(VI) and Heavy Metal Cations from a Contaminated Site 12. Mineralization of Wood Preservative (Creosote and Pentachlorophenol) Contaminated Water by Photo-Assisted Fenton Reaction Session 4: Brownfield Redevelopment II 13. Preliminary Assessment Phase of a Major Brownfield Project—Trenton, New Jersey 14. Philadelphia International Airport’s Runway 8-26 Development Land Recycling of a Delisted Superfund Site 15. Fairfield Ecological Industrial Park: Building the Sustainable Industrial Paradigm Session 5: Bioremediation I 16. Bioremediating a Buffalo Brownfield: A Comparison of Bench-Scale Soil Biotreatability Results to Full-Scale Remediation 17. Anaerobic Biotransformation of 1,1,1-Trichloroethane or Chloroform: Effects on Dechlorination of Tetrachloroethene 18. Effect of Structurally Similar and Non-Aromatic Cosubstrates on the Cometabolic Biotransformation of Tri-Nitrotoluene (TNT) 19. Impact of Biotreatment on Volume Reduction of Oily Waste Sludge Session 6: SoilļSediment I 20. Mobility and Remediation of Lead from Shooting Range Soils 21. Ultrasound to Decontaminate Dredged Sediments 22. Cometabolic Biotransformation of PCBs in Soil-Slurry Reactors Using Terpenes and Biphenyl as Cosubstrates with C. testosteroni and R. erythropolis. 23. Persistent Pesticide Residues in New Jersey Soils: Technical, Historical, and Regulatory Perspectives Session 7: Modeling 24. Contaminant Transport Modeling Applied to Slurry Wall Design 25. Hybrid Modeling of an Alternating Activated Sludge Process: Artificial Neural Networks and Simplified First Principles M odels 26. Combined Hydrodynamic and Water Quality Modeling for Waste Water Impact Studies 27. Mind over Mine, Chemical Fate and Transport Considerations in the Vicinity of Subsurface Mines Session 8: Pollution Prevention 28. Pollution Prevention Opportunities at a Fiberglass Processing Plant 29. Pollution Prevention Using Integrated Chemical Management 30. Pollution Prevention in a Pharmaceutical Facility 31. Reuse of Abrasive Blast Media from the Ship Building Industry into Concrete Session 9: Soil/Sediment II 32. Sorption Behavior of Nonpolar Hydrophobic Organic Chemicals with Natural Geological M aterials 33. Sorption of 1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene to Natural Geosorbents 34. Adsorption Characteristics of Pb(II) onto Taiwan Soils 35. Consequences of Colloid Generation for Coal-Tar Contaminated Soil Leach Testing Session 10: Groundwater Remediation I 36. Using Traditional Pump and Treat Technology in Removing Chlorinated Solvents from Complex Fractured Bedrock Aquifer System 37. Plume Management Approaches to Sites Where Complete Source Removal of NAPL is Not Feasible 38. Case Study of Treatment System Operations at an EPA Superfund Site 39. Case Study: Recovery of Waste Chlorinated Solvent by Combined in-situ Technologies Session 11: Bioremediation II 40. Anaerobic Biotransformations of Alkylbenzenes and Carbon Tetrachloride by an Fe(III)-Reducing Consortium 41. Abiotic Transformation of Chlorinated Solvents as a Consequence of Microbial Iron Reduction: An Investigation of the Role of Biogenic Magnetite in Mediating Reductive Dechlorination 42. Enhanced Degradation of Trichloroethylene in the Presence of Metallic Iron and Soil/Smectites 43. Screening for the Potential Biodegradation of Chlordane in a Compost Environmen Session 12: Industrial Waste Treatment II 44. Treatability Assessment of Chemical-Mechanical Polishing (CMP) Wastewater Generated by the Semiconductor Industry 45. Pretreatment of Paint Emulsion Wastewater—A Case Study 46. Industrial Waste Residuals Stabilization by Aerobic Thermophilic Biological Treatment 47. Accidental Release Requirements: Risk Management Program under the Clean Air Act Session 13: Groundwater Remediation II 48. Horizontal Air Sparging and Soil Vapor Extraction Wells Remediating Jet Fuel in Soil and Groundwater at JFK International Airport, New York 49. Applying “RNA” Remediation by Natural Attenuation and Enhanced “RNA” to Petroleum Hydrocarbon and Chlorinated Groundwater Remediation Session 14: Biological Treatment 50. Treatment of Tetrachloroethylene and Trichlorethylene in a Fluidized Bed Reactor 51. Biodegradation of 1,2-Dichloroethane (1,2-DCA) in a Microaerophilic Gas Stream 52. Toluene Volatilization in Biotreatment Based on Suspended or Attached Biomass 53. Microbial Reductive Dehalogenation of Chlorinated Ethenes Coupled with the Corrosion of Fe° Session 15: Advanced Oxidation Processes I 54. The Removal of Sulfur from Coal by a Sonochemical Process: Preliminary Evaluation of Pertinent Parameters. 55. Efficient Advanced Oxidation Photocatalytic Process for the Degradation of Organic Pollutants in the Liquid Phase 56. Removal of 3-Chlorophenols from Water by Photocatalytic Oxidation 57. Degradation of Aqueous Trichloroethylene Using Sonolysis Session 16: Groundwater Remediation III 58. Adsorptive Additives to Improve the Performance of Slurry Trench Cut-Off Walls 59. Laboratory Assessment of Waste Paper Mill Sludges as Reactive Impermeable Barrier Slurry W alls 60. Steel Slag for Remediation of Contaminated Groundwater Session 17: Site Characterization and Monitoring 61. Improving Processes and Tools for Hazardous Waste Site Characterization and M onitoring 62. Forensic Interpretation of Aquitard Contaminant Profiles at Dover AFB, DE 63. In situ Delineation of Volatile and Semi Volatile Contaminants Session 18: Fate and Transport 64. Modeling Aspects of Contaminant Transport Studies Using a Geotechnical Centrifuge 65. Application of Yield Stress—Pseudoplastic Fluid Models to Pipeline Transport of Sludge 66. The Environmental Impacts by Metal Polluted Er-Jen R iver Session 19: Innovative Technologies 67. Mobile Injection Treatment Unit 68. Innovative Technology for Removing Fluoride from Water 69. Innovative Arsenic Remediation Technology (AsRT) for Ground Water, Drinking Water, and Waste Stream Session 20: Bioremediation III 70. Bioavailability of Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Saturated Porous Media: The Effects of Contaminant Aging in Batch Studies 71. Surfactant Enhanced Biodegradation of Slightly Soluble Organic Compounds 72. Emerging Technologies for Soils Contaminated with Metals—Phytoremediation Session 21: Solid Waste 73. Development of an Improved Landfill Liner 74. Analysis of Solid Waste Disposal Capacity in Southeastern Pennsylvania 75. Comparison of the Engineering Properties of Fresh and Weathered Coal Combustion Fly Ash Session 22: Emerging Technologies 76. Emerging Technologies for Soils Contaminated with Metals—Electrokinetic Remediation 77. Conversion of the Albany Marine Corps Logistics Base IWTP to the Neutral Process 78. Remediation of MTBE Contaminated Drinking Water Supplies with High Energy Electron Injection 79. Advances in Cross-Flow Micro and Ultra Filtration Recovery Using New Innovative Ceramic Membranes for Pollution Prevention and Waste M inim ization Session 23: Separation Technologies 80. A New Ion-Exchange Process for Chromate Removal 81. Cadmium Adsorption to Aluminum Oxide in the Presence of Poly acrylic Acid 82. Treatment of Heavy Metal Contaminated Wastewater Using Powdered and Granular Alumina 83. Equilibrium Modeling of Competitive Adsorption: Effects of Single Solute Adsorption Models and the Presence of Organic Macromolecules Session 24: Advanced Oxidation Processes II 84. Treatment of Photoprocessing Wastewater Using Fenton’s Reagent 85. Pilot Plant Evaluation of Landfill Leachate Treatment Using Fenton’s Reagent 86. Catalyzed Hydrogen Peroxide Treatment of 2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene in Soils 87. Advanced Oxidation of Pentachlorophenol in Water Using Hydrogen Peroxide and Ultraviolet Light Session 25: Hazardous Waste II 88. A Framework for Developing Site-Specific, Mobility-Based Cleanup Standards for Heavy Metals Contaminated Soils 89. Removal/Demolition/Decontamination of Vertac Facilities and Incinerator 90. Tank Linings and Containment Systems: Protecting Storage Tanks and the Environment 91. ASME/US Bureau of Mines Investigative Program on Vitrification of Combustion Ash/Residue—Findings and Conclusions Session 26: Regulatory! Legal Issues 92. Fixed Facilities for Soil Washing: A Regulatory Analysis 93. Environmental Cooperation on the Runway 8-26 Development P roject 94. Downwind from Pollution Rights Swaps 95. Maximizing Response Cost Recovery from Comprehensive General Liability and Environmental Impairment Liability Insurance C arriers Session 27: Natural Attenuation 96. Natural Attenuation of Chlorinated Solvents in Groundwater 97. Case Studies in Natural Attenuation 98. Natural Attenuation of Dioxins in Exposed Dredged Materials 99. Natural Attenuation of PCB in Dredged Sediment 100. Groundwater Remediation System for the Runway 8-26 Development Project: Philadelphia International Airport, Philadelphia, PA 101. Factors Affecting the Oxidation of Dichlorvos Insecticide by Fenton’s Reagent


    Rominder P. S. Suri and G. Lee Christensen both Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Villanova University.