Remedial Technologies for Leaking Underground Storage Tanks: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Remedial Technologies for Leaking Underground Storage Tanks

1st Edition

By Preslo

CRC Press

728 pages

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Hardback: 9780873711258
pub: 1988-02-01
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This new work describes the state-of-the-art of remedial technologies for petroleum contaminated soils and impacted ground water-13 feasible methods and their basic elements, along with discussion of the factors to consider when selecting the method(s) to use-and their implementation. It presents a thorough description and evaluation of each available technology for remediating soil and groundwater containing petroleum products released by underground storage tank leaks and spills. State remedial action practices are discussed.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION. Purpose and Scope. Format, Content, and Approach. SUMMARY of REMEDIAL TECHNOLOGIES. Applicable Remedial Technologies. Environmental Fate of Hydrocarbon Constituents. Exposure Pathways. Relative Costs for Applicable Technologies. State Practices for Remedial Actions. IN SITU TECHNOLOGIES. In Situ Volatilization (ISV). In Situ Biodegradation. In Situ Leaching and Chemical Reaction. In Situ Vitrification. In Situ Passive Remediation. In Situ Isolation/Containment. NON--IN SITU TECHNOLOGIES. Land Treatment. Thermal Treatment. Asphalt Incorporation. Solidification/Stabilization. Groundwater Extraction and Treatment. Chemical Extraction. Excavation. EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES. REFERENCES. INDEX.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply