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Hazardous Waste: Sources, Pathways, Receptors


By: Richard J Watts

764 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Jan 1998 | #71755 | ISBN: 0471002380
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This 3-part book is an educational text for the relatively new hazardous waste courses and provides students with the scientific principles of hazardous waste management.


SOURCES. Common Hazardous Wastes: Nomenclature, Industrial Uses, Disposal Histories. Common Hazardous Wastes: Properties and Classification. Source Analysis. PATHWAYS. Partitioning, Sorption, and Exchange at Surfaces. Volatilization. Abiotic and Biotic Transformations. Contaminant Release and Transport from the Source. RECEPTORS. Concepts of Hazardous Waste Toxicology. Quantitative Toxicology. Hazardous Waste Risk Assessment. MANAGEMENT AND DESIGN APPLICATIONS. Approaches to Hazardous Waste Minimization, Remediation, Treatment, and Disposal. Design of Selected Pathway Applications. Appendices. Index.

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