Petroleum Contaminated Soils, Volume I: Remediation Techniques, Environmental Fate, and Risk Assessment (Hardback) book cover

Petroleum Contaminated Soils, Volume I

Remediation Techniques, Environmental Fate, and Risk Assessment

By Paul T. Kostecki

© 1988 – CRC Press

368 pages

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pub: 1988-11-30
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About the Book

These three volumes provide valuable information to help bring rational and scientifically feasible solutions to petroleum contaminated soils. State-of-the-art information on both technical and regulatory issues is covered, including environmental fate, health effects, risk assessment and remedial alternatives. They show why petroleum contaminated soils are a problem - and propose solutions for that problem. These books are an excellent reference for regulatory personnel and environmental consultants at all levels.

Table of Contents

VOLUME I: DEFINING THE PROBLEM - PETROLEUM CONTAMINATED SOILS. Motor Fuel Contamination: Research Activities and Perspectives - API. A State's Perspective of the Problem Associated with Petroleum Contaminated Soils. Cleanup - Electric Utility Perspective. Problems - A New Jersey Perspective. Federal Underground Storage Tank Regulations and Contaminated Soils. ENVIRONMENTAL FATE AND MODELING. Modeling Petroleum Products in Soils. Movement and Retention of Organics in Soils. Applicability of PCB Onsite Spill Model to Petroleum Product Soils. REMEDIAL OPTIONS. Available Remedial Technologies. Soil Venting as a Remedial Option. Biodegradation. Organic Materials That Interfere with Stabilization/Solidification Processes. In Situ Vitrification Processing of Contaminated Soils. Field Studies - In Situ Soil Washing. Land Treatment of Hydrocarbon Contaminated Soils. Asphalt Batching as a Viable Remedial Option. Incorporation of Contaminated Soils into Bituminous Concrete. Low Temperature Stripping of Volatile Compounds. Remedial Techniques for Petroleum and Petroleum Products in Soil and Groundwater. RISK ASSESSMENT AND RISK MANAGING. Risk Assessment - An Overview. Methodology for Evaluating Environmental and Public Health Risks. Review of Present Risk Assessment Models. Determination of Exposure of Oral and Dermal Benzene. Epidemiological Study to Estimate How Much Soil Children Eat. A Site-Specific Approach for Development of Soil Cleanup Guidelines for Trace Organic Compounds.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General