Construction Waste Books

  • Remediation of former Manufactured Gas Plants and Other Coal-Tar Sites

    Over the long history of former manufactured gas plants (FMGPs) and other coal-tar-producing sites, there were an enormous variety of fuel stocks used as well as many processing and disposal methods, each leading to unique waste and site circumstances. This book supplies the historical information needed to understand and accurately predict the ...

  • Evapotranspiration Covers for Landfills and Waste Sites

    As technology and production escalate, the scourge of landfill waste increasingly threatens the environment. This book examines the evapotranspiration (ET) landfill cover, a new and innovative remedy for landfill waste. Offering a solution to conventional landfill, which utilize barriers to the natural flow of water and is therefore expensive and ...

  • Guide to Ship Sanitation : Third Edition - Revised Publication Date June 2010

    This revised 3rd edition of the guide has been prepared to reflect the changes in construction, design and size of ships since the 1960's and the existence of new diseases (eg. Legionnaires' disease) that were not foreseen when the 1967 guide was published.The guide is divided into two main sections that follow the introductory chapter. The first ...

  • Directory & Atlas of Non-Hazardous Waste Sites

    This is the only directory of its kind and is the most up-to-date and comprehensive facility database of over 7,400 waste processing and disposal facilities across the US. Comprehensive industry data at your fingertipsThe Directory & Atlas of Non-Hazardous Waste Sites is a powerful research and analysis tool that provides you with up-to-date ...

  • Assessment of Environmental “Hot Spots” in Iraq

    It is estimated that Iraq has several thousand contaminated sites resulting from a combination of general industrial activities, military activities, post-conflict damage and looting. Many of the sites are derelict and open to public access.They contain substantial quantities of hazardous waste and present a threat to human health and to the ...

  • Waste Management Practices: Municipal, Hazardous, and Industrial

    A practical guide for the identification and management of a range of hazardous wastes, Waste Management Practices: Municipal, Hazardous, and Industrial integrates technical information including chemistry, microbiology, and engineering, with current regulations. Emphasizing basic environmental science and related technical fields, the book is an ...

  • One Step at a Time: The Staged Development of Geologic Repositories for High-Level Radioactive Waste

    Compared to other large engineering projects, geologic repositories for high-level waste present distinctive challenges because: 1) they are first-of-a-kind, complex, and long-term projects that must actively manage hazardous materials for many decades: 2) they are expected to hold these hazardous materials passively safe for many millennia after ...

  • City Limits: Putting the Brakes on Sprawl

    Today, every world region suffers from sprawling, car-choked urban areas. Accidents and pollution-related illness take lives, while traffic delays sap human productivity and waste fuel. Part of the reason that Americans now guzzle 43 percent of the world’s gasoline is to wheel around expansive metropolises. Transportation, spurred by road ...

  • Managing Soils in an Urban Environment

    Understanding the nature and appropriate management of soils for roads, houses, buildings, and other human-engineered artificial environments is of concern to soil scientists, land managers, environmental scientists, and biologists. Challenges include waste disposal, pest management, erosion and sediment control, construction, and minimization of ...

  • Constuction Contractor`s Handbook of Business and Law

    Part of the Aspen Business Construction Law Library.With co-author Douglas J. Hileman, Jill Barson Gilbert wrote the Chapter, 'Dealing With Hazardous Waste and Environmental ...

  • Geotechnical Engineering of Ocean Waste Disposal

    15 peer-reviewed papers on geotechnical test methods and procedures used for site evaluation, design, construction, and monitoring of both contaminated areas and waste disposal facilities in the marine environment. Part A -- Shallow Ocen Disposal: Dredged Material, Sludges, and Bulking Wastes includes six papers on dredge material disposal. Part ...

  • Geotechnics of Waste Fills: Theory and Practice

    Explores the geotechnical properties and behavior of waste fill materials. 23 peer-reviewed papers provide solutions to problems pertaining to placing methods, field and laboratory sampling and testing, classification, and in-situ improvement methods. Papers in 4 sections: • Landfill Investigations, Design, Construction• Stabilization, ...

  • Slurry Walls: Design, Construction, and Quality Control

    Learn from both successful and unsuccessful case histories presented by an international group of engineers, scientists, and practitioners in this publication from ASTM. 30 peer-reviewed papers provide experiences and findings related to the design, construction, and quality control methods for slurry walls. In four sections: • ...

  • Leachate Recycle and the Augmentation of Biological Decomposition at Mumicipal Solid Waste Landfills (1991)

    Landfill disposal of MSW remains the major disposal option for many established solid waste programs. With state-of-the-art landfill construction, leachate management and landfill collection, landfills are becoming increasingly technical. Covered in this study: Waste Stabilization/Leacharte Recycle Process & Analysis, Zero-Discharge Leachate ...

  • Geological Storage of Highly Radioactive Waste

    The book describes and assesses current concepts for long-term disposal of highly radioactive waste. Different types of rock are discussed and assessed with respect to practical difficulties in construction of a repository, and the efficiency in isolating radioactive waste. Safety matters are most important and are treated in the respective ...

  • Remaining Issues in the Decommissioning of Nuclear Powered Vessels

    This collection of articles, together with the two previous companion publications of 1995 and 1997, represent the most complete set of materials on the issues relating to nuclear submarine utilisation and safety when managing spent nuclear fuel and radioactive wastes. The book is indispensable for scientists, engineers, shipyard technicians and ...

  • Recycled Materials in Construction

    Are you doing all you can? In some cases, the use of recycled/reclaimed materials in public construction projects has been limited due to testing requirements that were developed to evaluate only virgin materials or to DOT common practices. ...

  • Remaining Issues in the Decommissioning of Nuclear Powered Vessels

    This collection of articles, together with the two previous companion publications of 1995 and 1997, represent the most complete set of materials on the issues relating to nuclear submarine utilisation and safety when managing spent nuclear fuel and radioactive wastes. The book is indispensable for scientists, engineers, shipyard technicians and ...

  • Microstructure of Fine-Grained Sediments

    Knowledge of basic clay microstructure is fundamental to an understanding of the physical, chemical, and mechanical properties of fine-grained sediments and rocks. This compilation of fifty-nine peer-reviewed papers examines clay microstructure in detail with comprehensive sections focusing on microstructure signatures, environmental processes, ...

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