Safe Disposal of Hazardous Wastes: The Special Needs and by James E. Smith, Roger Batstone, David Wilson

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India 30. Peter Martyn, International Primary Aluminium Institute, London, United Kingdom 31. Dr. John H. C. 32. C. C. 33. Christopher M. C. 34. Dr. P. Anton and Mr. Grabenbauer, Fichtner Engineers, Stuttgart, FRG 35. Mike Scott, ERL, London 36. Lawrence J. Doucet, Doucet & Mainka Consulting Engineers, Peekskill, New York, USA. 37. E. E. Finnecy, Harwell Laboratory, UK Atomic Energy Authority, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom 38. Steven M. Erlanson, ENRECO, Baltimore, Maryland, USA 39. F. Veen, TAUW Infra.

Also in 1985, UNEP's International Register of Potentially Toxic Chemicals (IRPTC) published a Waste Management File, which contains information on treatment and disposal options for wastes containing specific chemicals. Finally, the UNEP Industry and Environment Review publishes articles on hazardous waste management regularly. The preparation of this manual involved the active participation of over 30 scientists and waste management specialists from 12 countries. The work of these institutions and scientists was central to the successful completion of Page xvi/1 this manual, and is greatly appreciated.

Sufficient information for at least a pre-feasibility assessment of various options for a hazardous waste management program is provided. A particularly useful section of this manual includes the examples of various operating systems for hazardous waste tracking and disposal, waste survey questionnaires and techniques, and landfill design and management practices. Page vii/1 Contents Volume 1 Preface xv Chapter 1. 1 What Are Hazardous Wastes? 2 Why Are We Concerned with Hazardous Wastes? 9 10 Chapter 2.

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