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Fundamentals of Hazardous Waste Site Remediation

By: Kathleen Sellers

326 pages, B/w photos, illus, tabs

Lewis Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #84971 | ISBN: 156670281X
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Every practicing environmental engineer should already have a firm grasp on the basics of hazardous waste site remediation-the key to confronting a site problem, and devising an effective solution. Since their original introduction to remediation, technology has kept moving ahead with new ideas and procedures. "Fundamentals of Hazardous Waste Site Remediation" gives environmental professionals immediate access to the basics of the trade, along with information about recent advancements.This comprehensive overview examines the basics of such areas as hazardous materials chemistry, hydro geology, reaction engineering, and clean-up level development. A chapter on Cost Estimating will be of particular interest to specialists, in light of recent concerns about the increased costs of remediation. After reading each chapter, test your new knowledge with the review problems. As a refresher guide for career environmental engineers, or a helpful tool to newcomers in the field, "Fundamentals of Hazardous Waste Site Remediation" is a valuable resource for longtime professionals and newcomers alike.


Introduction.- Basic principles.- Soil remediation.- Groundwater remediation.- Cost estimating.

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