Risk Assessment in Federal Hazardous and Toxic Materials Management and Remediation

Cleaning Up Coal
Coal, which fueled the industrial revolution in the 19th century and two wars in the 20th, should continue to be a major power source well into the 21st century. Its abundance keeps the...

Cleaning Up: The Second Decade
Endless media coverage and a high level of public anxiety make it seem as though the U.S. has been attempting to clean toxic waste sites for decades. In fact, the 1980s were our first...

Sexual Reproduction in Species of the Brown Seaweed, Fucus, to Assess Damage and Recovery from the World Prodigy Oil Spill

The Saga of Senate Bill 2067
With the advent of the California Superfund program, liability related to toxic waste cleanup became a critical issue in California. The state had no authority to indemnify consultants...

Challenge of Remedial Action—Consultants Viewpoint

Research Needs Concerning Biological Agents in the Marine Environment

Fate and Effects of PAH Leaching from Creosote-Treated Marine Pilings

Developing Sediment Quality Criteria and Standards: Comprehensive Sediment Management in Puget Sound

A New Approach for Evaluating Biological Toxicity at Aquatic Hazardous Waste Sites

Targeting Pesticide Hotspots in Estuarine Watersheds

Expert Systems for Assessment of Radon Gas
This paper covers a brief discussion of enviro-geotechnical aspects of radioactive toxic radon gas. Basic information required for assessment and controlling this gas is summarized and...

Toxicity Reduction in Soil-Based Treatment System
With the introduction of environmental; regulations such as RCRA, HSWA, CERCLA and SARA, the treatment of hazardous wastes in soil-based systems is required to be protective of human health...

Water Oxidation of Sludges and Toxic Wastes
Waste treatment technologies such as subcritical and supercritical water oxidation processes offer innovative alternatives to vexing sludge and toxic wastewater treatment problems. This...

A Local Approach to Regulating Toxic Air Contaminants
The Monterey Bay Unified Air Pollution Control District began developing a local toxic rule that would apply to a broad number of pollutants and yet be readily usable to a permitting engineer....

CORMIX1: Expert System for Mixing Zone Analysis of Pollutant Discharges Into the Water Environment
The Cornell Mixing Zone Expert System (CORMIX) is an integrated software package for the analysis, prediction, and design of aqueous toxic or conventional pollutant discharges into watercourses....

Occupational, Environmental, and Public Health in Semic: A Case Study of Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) Pollution

Foam Over Troubled Toxics
Foams are now being used to control noxious vapor emissions from hazardous waste landfills. Another use of foams is in control of vapors emitted by chemical spills and fires. This article...

Sorption and Transport of Aldicarb Through the Vadose Zone
The literature was reviewed regarding the sorption and transport of a nonionic organic pesticide aldicarb, an extremely toxic and relatively water soluble carbamate insecticide that has...

Source Tracing of Toxicants in Storm Drains
Sources of toxic chemicals in storm drains are often difficult to locate and even more difficult to control. Receiving environment chemistry, storm drainage maps, land use information,...

 

 

 

 

Return to search