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Strategies of Industrial and Hazardous Waste Management

By: Nelson Nemerow and Frank J Agardy

740 pages, Figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Feb 1998 | #95765 | ISBN: 0471292168
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This classic reference is the most comprehensive and useful source available on the generation, treatment, and disposal of all significant industrial and hazardous wastes. Focused on need-to-know information, common pitfalls, and practical solutions to all kinds of problems, Strategies of Industrial and Hazardous Waste Management is an answer source unlike any other.


BASIC KNOWLEDGE AND PRACTICES; Effect of Wastes on Watercourses and Wastewater Treatment Plants; Stream Protection Measures; Computation of Organic Waste Loads on Streams; Stream and Groundwater Sampling; Economics of Waste Treatment; THEORIES; Volume Reduction; Contaminant Concentration Reduction; Neutralization; Equalization and Proportioning; Removal of Suspended Solids; Removal of Colloidal Solids; Removal of Inorganic Dissolved Solvents; Removal of Organic Dissolved Solids; Treatment and Disposal of Sludge Solids; Industrial Complexing for Zero Pollution Attainment; APPLICATIONS; Joint Treatment of Raw Industrial Wastes with Domestic Sewage; Industrial and Municipal Waste Facilities Requiring Proper Closure; Discharge of Completely Treated Wastes to Municipal Sewer Systems; Complete Treatment Followed by Discharge to Receiving Watercourse-Moench Tannery and Closing of Glue Plant; Discharge of Partially Treated Industrial Waste Directly to Streams; Discharge of Completely Treated Wastes to Streams or Land; Stream Discharge of Chemical Plant Waste After Complete Treatment; Hazardous Waste Disposal Sites and Superfund Sites; Industrial Site Contamination-Case Studies; MAJOR INDUSTRIAL WASTES; The Apparel Industries; Food Industries; The Materials Industries; Chemical Industries; Energy Industries; Radioactive Wastes; Non-Point Source Pollution; Hazardous Wastes; Appendices; Index.

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About the Authors Nelson Nemerow is an internationally known consulting engineer with broad knowledge of water pollution and industrial treatment. He has written, with Avijit Dasgupta, Industrial and Hazardous Waste Treatment, published by Van Nostrand Reinhold. Dr. Frank Agardy is a consultant on hazardous waste treatment, President of Forensic Management Associates, Inc., and former President and Board Chairman of Thortec International in San Mateo, California, where he was involved in the development of new treatment technologies and standards.

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