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The Reuse and Recycling of Contaminated Soil

By: Stephen M Testa

268 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs

Lewis Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1997 | #53894 | ISBN: 1566701880
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This book presents a new way of viewing contaminated soil - as a resource that in many instances can be recovered. Addresses the waste problem associated with contaminated soil and considers alternatives that are environmentally sound, cost-effective, and time efficient.


Introduction: The Soil Problem. Remediation vs. Reuse and Recycling. The Concept of Resource Recovery.Regulatory Aspects: Introduction. Generator Responsibility. Waste Characterization. Regulatory Framework. Declassification. Exemptions. Transportation Considerations.Soil Reuse and Recycling Technologies: Introduction. Reuse and Recycling Technologies. Reclaim Technologies.Field Considerations: Introduction. Sampling Strategies. Particle Size Distribution. Selective Excavation. Volatile Organic Compound Mitigation.Laboratory Considerations: Introduction. Hazardous Waste Types. Hazardous Waste Characterization. Acceptance Criteria. Leachability. Leachability Tests.Engineering Considerations: Introduction. Engineering Tests for Preprocessed Soil. Engineering Tests for Processed Asphalt. Mix Designs. Pilot Testing.Chemical Aspects of Bitumens and Asphalt: Introduction. Types of Bitumens. Asphalt-Aggregate Chemistry. Asphalt Aggregate Stability. Contaminant Mobility in Asphalt. Contaminant Leachability from Asphalt. Durability. Aging. Biological Resistance.Permeability. Leachability. Discussion.Asphaltic Emulsions: Introduction. Emulsion Chemistry. Emulsion Production. Emulsion Specifications. Breaking and Curing. Emulsified Asphalt Tests. Emulsion Selections.Chemical Aspects of Cementitous Products: Introduction. Types of Cement. Physical Properties. Chemical Properties. Leachability. Degradation. Biological Resistance.Types of Contaminants for Reuse and Recycling: Introduction. Organic-Contaminated Soil. Inorganic-Contaminated Soil. Fly Ash. Low Radioactive Waste (LLW) and Intermediate Radioactive Waste (ILW).Asphalt Utilization and Application: Introduction. Utilization. Application. Quality Control and Assurance.Selected CMA Case Histories: Introduction. Petroleum Hydrocarbon-Contaminated Soil from Municipality Maintenance Facility (UST). Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbon-Contaminated Soil from Former Gas Manufacturing Site (PNAS). Lead-Mine Scale from FormerGeothermal Plant. Lead- and Zinc-Contaminated Soil from a Brake-Shoes Manufacturing Plant. Lead- and Hydrocarbon-Contaminated Soil from Auto Wrecking Site. Cost Considerations.Appendices: Acronyms. Glossary of Regulatory and Technical Terms. Conversion Factors: U.S. Customary to Metric Units.Index.

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