1.34 | Spring 2004 | Graduate
Waste Containment and Remediation Technology
Course Description
1.34 focuses on the geotechnical aspects of hazardous waste management, with specific emphasis on the design of land-based waste containment structures and hazardous waste remediation. Topics include: introduction to hazardous waste, definition of hazardous waste, regulatory requirements, waste characteristics, …
1.34 focuses on the geotechnical aspects of hazardous waste management, with specific emphasis on the design of land-based waste containment structures and hazardous waste remediation. Topics include: introduction to hazardous waste, definition of hazardous waste, regulatory requirements, waste characteristics, geo-chemistry, and contaminant transport; the design and operation of waste containment structures, landfills, impoundments, and mine-waste disposal; the characterization and remediation of contaminated sites, the superfund law, preliminary site assessment, site investigation techniques, and remediation technologies; and monitoring requirements.
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Level A personal protective clothing and equipment for air monitoring and hazardous waste sampling.
EPA personnel wearing Level A personal protective clothing and equipment for air monitoring and hazardous waste sampling. (Image courtesy of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.)