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The Handbook of Industrial and Hazardous Wastes Treatment presents effective, practicable strategies modeled from ultramodern technologies and framed by the critical insights of 78 field experts. This vastly expanded Second Edition offers 32 chapters of industry- and waste-specific analyses and treatment methods for industrial and hazardous waste materials-from explosive wastes to landfill leachate to wastes produced by the pharmaceutical and food industries. Key additional chapters cover means of monitoring waste on site, pollution prevention, and site remediation, and includes a timely evaluation of the role of biotechnology in contemporary industrial waste management.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Factory and trade waste -- Management.
Industries -- Environmental aspects.