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Geological Aspects of Hazardous Waste Management

By: SM Testa

Lewis Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1993 | #29265 | ISBN: 0873716302
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This text brings together technical, legislative, regulatory and business aspects of hazardous waste issues as they pertain to preventing, assessing, containing and remediating soil and groundwater contamination. It emphasizes how subsurface geologic and hydrogeologic conditions affect the decision-making process, and it focuses on critical issues facing industry, government and the public. The book should be of use to consultants, project managers, regulators, geologists, geophysicists, hydrologists, hydrogeologists, risk assessors, environmental engineers, chemists, toxicologists and environmental lawyers.


Introduction. Regulatory Framework. Geologic Principles. Hydrogeologic Principles. Non-Aqueous Phase Liquids. Geophysical Applications. Waste Characterization. Subsurface Processes. Landfill Disposal. Underground Injection. Underground Geologic Repositories. Ocean Disposal. Site Remediation. Summary and Predictions. Appendices: Conversion for United States and International System (SI Metric) Units. Glossary of Geologic Regulatory Terms.

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