Ambient Impacts of Trace Toxic Metals

Monitoring for Toxicological Safety

Disposal of Hazardous Toxic Munition Waste

Hazadous Wastes Should be Destroyed by Incineration—Not Stored in Landfills; Cement Kilns Could do the Job
Presently, it is common practice to place in landfills various hazardous wastes. Yet, say some experts, landfilling these wastes is a mistake. Landfilling is not final disposal, but merely...

Can Clay Liners Prevent Migration of Toxic Leachate
According to recent research, low permeability clay barriers, used by landfill operators to contain hazardous wastes, can be rendered highly permeable by certain aggressive chemicals including...

EPA Moving to control Industrial Toxic Pollutants with New NPDES Permits
To date, the main thrust of the nation's water pollution control program has been to abate traditional pollutants (biochemical oxygen demand, total suspended solids, and heavy...

Air Pollution Aspects of Land Disposal of Toxic Wastes
There are many cases where improper disposal practices have resulted in adverse impact on public health and the environment. Pollution of ground and surface waters has been the major concern...

Engineering Design Variables for the Activated Sludge Process
This paper presents a compendium of design parameters and guidelines that are useful to the professional designer. All variations of the activated sludge process for the treatment of municipal...

Estuarine Sediments: Successional Model
Estuarine sediments are discussed with emphasis given to the sulfur cycle. Human activities alter estuarine sediments and adverse impacts can result. Toxic levels of free sulfide can build...

Municipal/Industrial Waste Landfill Simulators

Modeling Effects of Environmental Stresses due to Industrial Wastes on Gas Production by Landfill Sediments

Modeling of PCB Fate in the Hudson River System

Modeling Toxicity in Methane Fermentation Systems

Disposal of Hazardous Toxic Munition Waste

Installation Restoration—An Army Initiative

Zinc from Automobile Tires in Urban Runoff
Zinc and lead are among the most prevalent toxic heavy metals found in urban runoff. Heavy metals in urban runoff may be derived from sources other than automobile traffic. The intent...

Persistence of Chlorine in Cooling Water from Electric Generating Station
A study of the persistence of chlorine in the cooling water discharged to the Delaware River estuary by the Philadelphia Electric Company Eddystone Generating Station showed that potentially...

Acid Rain
Current information on acid rain is reviewed in eight papers presented at an April, 1979 session sponsored by the Research Council on Environmental Impact Analysis of the ASCE Technical...

Toxic Chemicals in New Jersey's Environment: Cancer Link—
New Jersey has one of the highest cancer rates in the United States. It is also second in manufacture of chemicals. How are toxic chemicals getting into the New Jersey environment — its...

EPA Goes to BAT Against Toxic Industrial Wastewater
Industrial wastewater discharged into municipal sanitary sewers can pass untreated through the treatment plant and into the receiving water. Some industrial wastes can also harm biological...

 

 

 

 

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