1st Edition

Remediation of Hazardous Waste Contaminated Soils

By Donald L. Wise Copyright 1994

    "This unique, single-source reference offers a thorough treatment of the remediation of soils contaminated by hazardous wastes and the scientific and engineering issues that must be addressed in creating practical solutions for their reclamation."

    Part 1 Engineering Issues In Pollution Control and Waste Minimization: Processing Engineering for Pollution Control and Waste Minimization - Selection of Least Hazardous Material Alternatives. Multiple Approaches to Environmental Decisions. Introduction to Engineering Evaluation for Contaminated Sites. Innovative Approaches to Clean-up Level Development. Designing to Prevent Pollution. Biochemical Genetic and Ecological Approaches to Solving Problems During in situ and Off-Site Bioremediation. Commandments of Waste Management. Part 2 Methodologies of Waste Control: Techniques for Controlling Solid and Liquid Wastes. Solidification and Stablization Techniques for Waste Control. Soil Remediation with Environmentally Processed Asphalt (EPA). Lead Decontamination of Superfund Sites. A Secure Geologic Repository for Hazardous Waste Residuals. Photocatalytic Degradation of Hazardous Wastes. Photocatalytic Oxidation of Organic Contaminants. Biodegradation of Organic Pollutants in Soil. Siallon - the Microencapsulation of Hydrocarbons Within a Silica Cell. Part 3 Wastewater Treatment: An Overview of Physical, Biological, and Chemical Processes for Wastewater Treatment. Freeze Concentration - Its Application in Hazardous Wastewater Treatment. Organoclay Sorbents for Selective Removal of Organics from Water and Wastewater. Removal of Chromate, Cyanide and Heavy Metals from Wastewater. Part 4 Modelling for Pollution Control: Introducing Uncertainty of Aquifer Parameters into an Optimization Model. Application of Total Quality Management (TQM) Principles to Pollution Prevention Programmes. PC Software for Optimizing Groundwater Contaminant Plume Capture and Containment. Part 5 Industry-Specific Pollution Control: Pollution Control and Waste Minimization in Military Facilities. Waste Reduction Strategies for Small Businesses. Contaminated Soils in Highway Construction. Management of Waste Compressed Gases. Pollution Control in the Dairy Industry. Landfill Gas Collection and Destruction Systems - Evaluating Toxic Emissions and Potential Health Risk. (Part contents)


    DonaldL. Wise

    ". . .this book is a comprehensive and worthwhile addition to the soil remediation literature, especially with respect to bioremediation. It should make a useful contribution to the libraries of researchers and practitioners alike. "
    ---Institution of Chemical Engineers Transactions
    ". . .Anyone interested in research or managing bioremediation projects will find this book extremely helpful and one that will remain within easy reach on the desktop. . .I would also highly recommend it as a text book for a graduate-level course on soil remediation. "
    ---Journal of Environmental Quality