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Waste Containment Systems, Waste Stabilization and Landfills: Design and Evaluation

By: Hari D Sharma and Sangeeta P Lewis

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Sep 1994 | #95761 | ISBN: 0471575364
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The most comprehensive design reference available on remediation techniques, waste disposal methods and various waste containment systems. Covers several important new issues such as the regulatory structure of RCRA Subtitles C and D; subsurface flow and transport of contaminants; liner systems, leachate collection and removal systems for landfills; and seismic stability analysis of landfills. Describes new waste stabilization technologies including the process of converting non-solid toxic waste into inert solids.


Waste Characterization and Soil-Waste Interaction; Geosynthetics in Waste Containment and Cover Systems; Low-Permeability Liner and Drainage Materials; Contaminant Transport: Advection-Dispersion Flow Through Low-Permeability Soils; Sludge Solidification and Stabilization; Vertical Barriers: Slurry Walls; Liner Systems for Landfills and Surface Impoundments; Leachate Collection and Removal Systems; Stability Analyses and Design; Appendices; Index.

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