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Advances in Hazardous Industrial Waste Treatment

Edited By: Lawrence K Wang, Nazih K Shammas and Yung-Tse Hung

512 pages, illus

CRC Press

Hardback | Sep 2008 | #175394 | ISBN-13: 9781420072303
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This volume covers environmental pollution sources, waste characteristics, control technologies, management strategies, facility innovations, process alternatives, costs, case histories, and effluent standards in industry. It delineates methods, technologies, and the regional and global effects of important pollution control practices. The book highlights innovative and alternative technologies, design criteria, effluent standards, managerial decision making, and regional and global environmental conservation specific to industrial hazardous wastes. It comprises the best available reference on chemical and environmental engineering for industrial hazardous waste treatment.


Characteristics of Industrial Hazardous Wastes. Legislation and Regulations of Industrial Hazardous Wastes.Soil Remediation. Recycling and Disposal of Electrical and Electronic Wastes. Remediation of MTBE and Other Fuel Oxygenates. Remediation of Sites Contaminated by Hazardous Wastes. Enzymatic Treatment of Pentachlorophenol Containing Wastes. Treatment of Landfill Wastes. Alternative ET Landfill Cover. Combined Landfill Leachate Treatment and Bioremediation. Remediation of Sites Contaminated by Underground Storage Tank Releases. Selection and Applications of Phytoremediation. Hazardous Waste Deep-Well Injection. Treatment of Hospital Wastes (optional).

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