Hazardous Waste Disposal Books

  • The Economics of Hazardous Waste and Contaminated Land

    Professor Sigman has selected the most authoritative previously published papers for this pathbreaking collection. This timely book examines private decision-making and government policy for the management of hazardous waste, the clean-up of contaminated land and the redevelopment of brownfield sites. Issues explored include the success of ...

  • Barrier Systems for Environmental Contaminant Containment and Treatment

    Containment and permeable reactive barriers have come full circle as an acceptable environmental control technology during the past 30 years. As interest shifted back toward containment in the 1990s, the industry found itself relying largely on pre-1980s technology. Fortunately, in the past 10 years important advances have occurred in several ...

  • Physicochemical Treatment of Hazardous Wastes

    A host of questions confront environmental professionals dealing with treatment of hazardous wastes. For example, what is the nature of the pollutants? What is the contaminated media? What is the concentration of each pollutant? While all these issues are important, it is essential to assess the treatability of each pollutant before a process can ...

  • Fuel and Fuel System Microbiology: Fundamentals, Diagnosis, and Contamination Control

    This new ASTM manual brings together the various test procedures that technicians need to diagnose the contamination in fuels and fuel systems. It also suggests the means for detection and control of microbial contamination. As a complement to ASTM D6469 Standard Guide for Microbial Contamination in Fuels and Fuel Systems, this new publication ...

  • Regulation & Guidance on Solvent-Contaminated Rags

    • There are no federal regulations that apply specifically to the management of contaminated rags, but policies and regulations for rag management are developed by state environmental regulatory agencies. • This 38-page special report looks into the Environmental Protection Agency's push for rag regulations that progressed from their look at ...

  • 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 ...

  • Safe Management of Wastes from Health-care Activities

    This handbook provides the first comprehensive guide to the safe and efficient handling, treatment, and disposal of all categories of hazardous waste generated by health-care activities. Although the major emphasis is on waste generated by hospitals, guidelines and advice are also relevant to wastes produced in health centres, research facilities, ...

  • Hydraulic Conductivity and Waste Contaminant Transport in Soil

    Interest in hydraulic conductivity of soils and waste contaminant transport has increased substantially in recent years, largely due to environmental concerns. Assessments of potential contamination at a site are possible only if accurate information is available concerning the hydraulic conductivity of subsoils. STP 1142 provides this ...

  • Practicial Applications of Neutron Radiography and Gaging

    The Symposium on Practical Applications of Neutron Radiography and Gaging was held at the National Bureau of Standards (NBS) in Gaithersburg, Md., on 10-11 Feb. 1975. The meeting was sponsored jointly by NBS and The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM). ASTM Committee E07 on Nondestructive Testing and Subcommittee E07.05 on Neutron ...

  • Encyclopedia of Geochemistry

    Geochemistry uses the methods and philosophies of chemistry to explore and understand the Earth from the most elementary levels. The field has moved on from a prehistoric interest in metals, chert and clay, to become a modern science, utilizing sophisticated techniques to understand the Earth's processes and evolution. By looking deeply into ...

  • RCRA Small Quantity Generators: A Commitment To The Future (CD-ROM)

    Give your supervisors and employees an overview of the federal requirements with this informative program.In 1980, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) was passed in response to public concern about mismanagement of hazardous waste. Under RCRA, hazardous waste generators are required to follow certain steps guaranteeing the safe ...

  • RCRA Small Quantity Generators: A Commitment To The Future (Video)

    Give your supervisors and employees an overview of the federal requirements with this informative program.In 1980, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) was passed in response to public concern about mismanagement of hazardous waste. Under RCRA, hazardous waste generators are required to follow certain steps guaranteeing the safe ...

  • Encyclopedia of Geochemistry

    Geochemistry uses the methods and philosophies of chemistry to explore and understand the Earth from the most elementary levels. The field has moved on from a prehistoric interest in metals, chert and clay, to become a modern science, utilizing sophisticated techniques to understand the Earth's processes and evolution. By looking deeply into ...

  • RCRA Small Quantity Generators: A Commitment To The Future (DVD)

    Give your supervisors and employees an overview of the federal requirements with this informative program.In 1980, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) was passed in response to public concern about mismanagement of hazardous waste. Under RCRA, hazardous waste generators are required to follow certain steps guaranteeing the safe ...

  • European Directory of Hazardous Waste Management 1993/94

    This new directory presents a database of significant companies, throughout Europe, which provide equipment or services for the management of hazardous waste. The directory provides what is perhaps the first compendium of the hazardous waste management industry, from multinationals to small, niche-market specialists. Which are the major ...

  • Sprankling and Weber`s The Law of Hazardous Wastes and Toxic Substances in a Nutshell, 2d

    The law of hazardous wastes and toxic substances is complex and constantly changing. It is a specialized field involving the overlap of law, science, economics, and the public policy it presents. This text covers the risks involved with and the regulation of the production, sale, use, and disposal of toxic substances. In addition, it briefly ...

  • Lab Packs (DVD)

    Problems with lab packs? We've got you covered. Pack up the hazmats. Dispose of the dangers. Contain the hazards. This program examines lab pack procedures, explains compatible waste groups and illustrates shipping measures. Compatible waste groupsShipping and packing proceduresTreatment procedures and facilitiesIncineration/chemical ...

  • Geotechnical Practice For Waste Disposal

    This book is a comprehensive and authoritative review of the current state of practice for geotechnical specialists working on waste disposal problems. It provides background on general principles, such as contaminant migration in soil, and specific guidelines for analysis and design of new waste containment facilities, waste extraction ...

  • Encyclopedia of Geochemistry

    Geochemistry uses the methods and philosophies of chemistry to explore and understand the Earth from the most elementary levels. The field has moved on from a prehistoric interest in metals, chert and clay, to become a modern science, utilizing sophisticated techniques to understand the Earth's processes and evolution. By looking deeply into ...

  • Miller & Johnston`s The Law Of Hazardous Waste Disposal & Remediation : Cases-Legislation-Regulations-Policies, 2d

    Highlights the basic tension in environmental law: environmental integrity and economic growth; over-regulation and under-regulation; risk minimization and benefit maximization; command and control regulation and market incentives; federal and state levels of statutory interpretation; and the constitution, governing relations between the federal ...

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