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Management of Contaminated Site Problems

By: D K Asante-Duah

410 pages, Figs, tabs

Lewis Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #53898 | ISBN: 1566700795
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About this book

For all aspects of managing contaminated sites - from diagnosis and site characterization to the development and implementation of site restoration programs - Management of Contaminated Site Problems provides you with all the tools and techniques you need. This excellent new resource on understanding and managing environmental contamination problems in general, and contaminated sites in particular, represents a collection and synthesis of modern issues. It defines common procedures used in the planning, development, and evaluation of corrective measures for potentially contaminated sites and facilities. It also includes example analyses and workplans for evaluating and implementing corrective measures.


Contents

Introduction Diagnostic Assessment of Contaminated Site Problems Site Characterization Activities at Contaminated Sites Corrective Action Assessment of Contaminated Site Problems Risk Assessment Applications to Contaminated Site Problems Risk-Based Cleanup Criteria for Contaminated Site Problems A Synopsis of Contaminated Site Restoration Methods and Technologies Management Strategies for Contaminated Site Problems Appendices: Abbreviations and Acronyms; Glossary; Important Fate and Transport Properties of Environmental Contaminants; Health and Safety Requirements for the Investigation of Contaminated Sites; Selected Environmental Models and Databases; Equations for Estimating Potential Receptor Exposures to Site Contaminants; Carcinogen Identification and Classification; Derivation of Toxicity Parameters Used in Human Health Risk Assessment; Equations for Calculating Carcinogenic Risks and Noncarcinogenic Hazard Indices; Equations for Developing Risk-Based Site Restoration Goals; Units and Measurements Index

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