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Stabilisation and solidification of contaminated soil and waste: Practice

Stabilisation and solidification of contaminated soil and waste: Practice

Bates, Edward and Hills, Colin (2015) Stabilisation and solidification of contaminated soil and waste: Practice. Hygge Media, Bury, UK. ISBN 9780993272943

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Abstract

Stabilisation/Solidification of Contaminated Soil and Waste comprises 2 handbooks designed to provide students, practitioners, site owners, and regulators with authoritative guidance to the science underpinning this versatile remedial technology, and how it is applied in real-world situations.

Stabilisation/Solidification (S/S) uses readily available cementitious binders to turn contaminated soil and waste into a rock-like product that reduces the risk to public health and the environment. S/S has been employed at hundreds of sites in the USA, Canada, and Europe to improve the physical and/or chemical properties of contaminated soil and waste to enable development to take place or to safely manage a source of pollution.

Practice: describes how S/S is designed and implemented, including discussions on risk reduction, the development of performance specifications, available binders, treatability studies, in-situ and ex-situ equipment/operations, quality assurance, capping, site closure including long term monitoring strategies. The extensive appendices include a list of over 200 completed S/S remediations and over 40 case studies.

Item Type: Book
Uncontrolled Keywords: Soil stabilisation, Contaminated land, Contaminated waste
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Engineering & Science
Faculty of Engineering & Science > Department of Engineering Science
Last Modified: 24 May 2017 11:33
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/14499

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