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Biotechnology in Industrial Waste Treatment and Bioremediation

Edited By: Robert F Hickey and Gretchen L Smith

Lewis Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #53901 | ISBN: 0873719166
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Biotechnology in Industrial Waste Treatment and Bioremediation addresses the increasingly important topic of waste treatment. Focusing on microbiological degradation of contaminants, it offers a representative picture of the current status of environmental biotechnology and lays a solid foundation of the methods and applications of bioremediation. The expert presentations of case studies in this new book demonstrate successful treatment schemes and technologies meeting regulatory standards. These case studies represent an international cross-section of strategies for developing and implementing the evolving technologies of bioremediation. Biotechnology in Industrial Waste Treatment and Bioremediation examines the primary waste streams, including air, water, soils, and sediments, and explores specific treatment methodologies for industrial and environmental contaminants. This broad and unique coverage allows treatment firms and regulatory authorities to determine and develop appropriate treatment strategies for site-specific problems of waste remediation. The observations and successful field applications compiled in Biotechnology in Industrial Waste Treatment and Bioremediation make it an excellent reference for understanding, evaluating, developing, and operating efficient and cost-effective full-scale treatment systems.


Overview of Bioremediation and Innovative Field Applications Bioremediation Research: An Overview of Needs, Directions, and Potentials, J. Lin, J. Mueller, P.H. Pritchard, and M. Shields In Situ Anaerobic PCB Dechlorination and Aerobic PCB Biodegradation in Hudson River Sediments, D.A. Abramowicz, J.F. Brown, Jr., M.R. Harkness, and M.K. O'Donnell Remediation Properties of the Upjohn Pond, M.J. Klug, M.G. Kaufman, T.E. Patt, and K.W. Walsh The Development of Composting for Explosives-Contaminated Soils, K.R. Keehan and W.R. Sisk In Situ Bioremediation via Horizontal Wells, T.C. Hazen, B.B. Looney, M. Enzien, J.M. Dougherty, J. Wear, C.B. Fliermans, and C.A. Eddy Bioventing Reclamation Pilot Project - Aviation Gasoline Spill, D.H. Kampbell, J.T. Wilson, and C.J. Griffin Biological Treatment for the Control of Toxic Contaminants in Bleached Draft Mill Effluents, H. Melcer and A. Schnell Industrial Waste Treatment Biodegradation of Methylene Chloride in Industrial Process Wastewater: Evaluation of Reactor Configurations and Comparison of a Pure Hyphomicrobial Culture with Wastewater Treatment Sludge, J.L. Spivak, G.K. Shank, R.J. Nick, J.R. Conuel, and D.A. Paone A Pilot-Scale Fluid Bed Reactor for Treatment of a Methylene Chloride Process Stream, D.A. Paone, H.G. Weinreb, M.J. Bauer, M. Suominen, J. Kucinski, K. Bordacs-Irwin, T.A. Sommerfield, and J.L. Spivak Biotreatment of Ammonium Perchlorate in Rocket Motor Wastewater, J.F. Shanahan, H. Attaway, S. Harper, G. McDonal, and M.D. Smith The Membrane Biological Reactor for Industrial Wastewater Treatment and Bioremediation, P.M. Sutton and P.N. Mishra Bioremediation Bioremediation of Contaminated Soils and Groundwater at a Former Solvent Storage Site, L.B. Pugh, B.J. Christian, and C.E. Carey The Correlation of Hydrogeology and the Microbial Component for Enhanced In Situ Treatment of BTEX - Contaminated Groundwater, J.H. Wolfram, D. Seidner, S. Edgmon, and L. Gawel Case Study: Field Approach to Enhancing Bioremediation by Increasing the Microbial Population In Situ Using Oxygen and Nutrients, R.M. Raetz and S.L. Neihaus In Situ Bioremediation: An Integrated System Approach, C.H. Nelson, R. J. Hicks, and S.D. Andrews Biofilter Treatment of Process Streams in the Chemical Process to Eliminate Odoriferous Compounds and Higher Molecular Weight Hydrocarbons, W.A. Nash and R.D. Seibert Methanotrophic Treatment Technology, R. Legrand The Combination of High Intensity Soil Washing and Bioremediation in the Decontamination of Petroleum Pollute Soils, B.O. Shorthouse Experimental In Situ Bioremediation of Hydrocarbons with the Help of Hydrogen Peroxide, H. Bonin, M. Guillerme, and P. Lecomte Implementation of GAC-Fluidized Bed for Treatment of Petroleum Hydrocarbons in Groundwater at Two BP Oil Distribution Terminals, Pilot and Full-Scale, W. Perpich and R. Laubacher Experiences with GAC-Fluid Bed for Bioremediation of BTEX-Contaminated Groundwaters, G. Mazewski, J. Tiffany, and S. Hansen Design and Remediation Results of a Full-Scale Bioremediation System Utilizing an On-Site Oxygen Generator, B. Quinlan, W. Korrek, and J. Armstrong Utilization of Closed-in-Place Underground Storage Tanks in Remediation of Contaminated Soils and Groundwaters, M.D. Waltz Appendix Biographies and Directory of Contributing Editors/Authors Index

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