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Remediation of Heavy Metals in the Environment

Edited by: Jiaping Paul Chen , Lawrence K. Wang , Mu-Hao Sung Wang , Yung-Tse Hung , Nazih K. Shammas

Print publication date:  November  2016
Online publication date:  November  2016

Print ISBN: 9781466510012
eBook ISBN: 9781315374536
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/9781315374536
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This book provides in-depth coverage of environmental pollution sources, waste characteristics, control technologies, management strategies, facility innovations, process alternatives, costs, case histories, effluent standards, and future trends in waste treatment processes. It delineates methodologies, technologies, and the regional and global effects of important pollution control practices. It focuses on toxic heavy metals in the environment, various heavy metal decontamination technologies, brownfield restoration, and industrial, agricultural, and radioactive waste management. It discusses the importance of metals such as lead, chromium, cadmium, zinc, copper, nickel, iron, and mercury.

Table of contents

Chapter  1:  Toxicity, Sources, and Control of Copper (Cu), Zinc (Zn), Molybdenum (Mo), Silver (Ag), and Rare Earth Elements in the Environment Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Nano-Bioremediation Applications of Nanotechnology for Bioremediation Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Recycling of Filter Backwash Water and Alum Sludge from Water Utility for Reuse Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Selection of Remedial Alternatives for Soil Contaminated with Heavy Metals Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Removal of Heavy Metals by Low-Cost Adsorption Materials Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Sulfide Precipitation for Treatment of Metal Wastes Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Stabilization of Cadmium in Waste Incineration Residues by Aluminum/Iron-Rich Materials Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Arsenic in the Environment Source, Characteristics, and Technologies for Pollution Elimination Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Simultaneous Removal of Chromium and Arsenate A Case Study Using Ferrous Iron Download PDF
Chapter  10:  E-Waste Recycling Environmental and Health Impacts Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Site Assessment and Cleanup Technologies of Metal Finishing Industry Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Adsorptive Removal of Arsenic from Water Sources Using Novel Nanocomposite Mixed Matrix Membranes Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Treatment of Photographic Processing Waste Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Toxicity, Source, and Control of Barium in the Environment Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Toxicity, Sources, and Control of Selenium, Nickel, and Beryllium in the Environment Download PDF
prelims Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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