Remediation of Heavy Metals in the Environment

1st Edition

Jiaping Paul Chen, Lawrence K. Wang, Mu-Hao S. Wang, Yung-Tse Hung, Nazih K. Shammas

CRC Press
Published November 21, 2016
Reference - 528 Pages - 131 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781466510012 - CAT# K14754
Series: Advances in Industrial and Hazardous Wastes Treatment

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Summary

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.