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CE 479 Hazardous Waste Treatment and Site Remediation: CE 479

This research guide will provide resources to environmental engineering literature particularly for hazardous waste treatment and remediation.

Hazardous Waste Treatment

Hazardous Waste Sign. Photograph. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 31 Aug 2017. Accessed 8 Oct 2019.


Students will acquire a better understanding of the in-depth science and principles behind the treatment of hazardous waste and remediation of contaminated soils and groundwater. Technologies investigated in this course will encompass containment systems, monitoring devices, as well as new and available methods to minimize, transform, destroy, detoxify and eliminate the hazardous components of wastes.  There will be the opportunity to study the issues behind solid and hazardous waste generation as well as the regulatory standards impacting the industry. The issues of sustainability, pollution prevention, and life cycle analysis will also be investigated.

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