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Pesticide Waste Management: Technology and Regulation

Edited By: J Bourke and AS Felsot

273 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs

American Chemical Society

Hardback | Jan 1992 | #50314 | ISBN: 0841224803
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About this book

Discusses the disposal of pesticides and pesticide containers. Analyses the current status of pesticide disposal and identifies problems yet to be resolved. Examines progress in the development of pesticide disposal technology and highlights successful implementation of disposal programs. Includes case studies of Minnesota state pesticide waste management programs. Reviews the current regulations pertinent to the area.


Contents

Pesticide Container Regulations as Part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Strategy; State Pesticide Disposal Regulations and Programs; Managing Pesticide Wastes: Perspective for Developing Countries; Container Minimization and Reuse; Pesticide Container Collection and Recycling in Minnesota; Laboratory Evaluation of Products of Incomplete Combustion Formed from Burning of Agricultural Product Bags; Characterization of Emissions Formed from Open Burning of Pesticide Bags; Minimization and Reuse of Pesticide Rinsates; Treatment of Pesticide Wastes: Regulatory and Operational Requirements for Successful Treatment Systems; Pesticide Application Systems for Reduction of Rinsate and Nontarget Contamination; Current Technologies for Pesticide Waste Disposal; Biotechnology in Bioremediation of Pesticide-Contaminated Sites; Chemical Degradation of Pesticide Wastes; Pesticide Wastewater Cleanup Using Demulsification, Sorption, and Filtration Followed by Chemical and Biological Degradation; Evaluation of Organophosphorus Insecticide Hydrolysis by Conventional Means and Reactive Ion Exchange; Application Equipment Technology To Protect the Environment; Photochemical and Microbial Degradation Technologies To Remove Toxic Chemicals; Biodegradability of Pesticides Sorbed to Activated Carbon; Biological Methods for the Disposal of Coumaphos Waste; Site Assessment and Remediation for Retail Agrochemical Dealers; Agricultural Chemical Site Remediation and Regulations; Experimental Design for Testing Landfarming of Pesticide-Contaminated Soil Excavated from Agrochemical Facilities

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