An overview of in situ waste treatment technologies

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In situ technologies are becoming an attractive remedial alternative for eliminating environmental problems. In situ treatments typically reduce risks and costs associated with retrieving, packaging, and storing or disposing-waste and are generally preferred over ex situ treatments. Each in situ technology has specific applications, and, in order to provide the most economical and practical solution to a waste problem, these applications must be understood. This paper presents an overview of thirty different in situ remedial technologies for buried wastes or contaminated soil areas. The objective of this paper is to familiarize those involved in waste remediation activities with available and ... continued below

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Walker, S.; Hyde, R.A.; Piper, R.B. & Roy, M.W. January 1, 1992.

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In situ technologies are becoming an attractive remedial alternative for eliminating environmental problems. In situ treatments typically reduce risks and costs associated with retrieving, packaging, and storing or disposing-waste and are generally preferred over ex situ treatments. Each in situ technology has specific applications, and, in order to provide the most economical and practical solution to a waste problem, these applications must be understood. This paper presents an overview of thirty different in situ remedial technologies for buried wastes or contaminated soil areas. The objective of this paper is to familiarize those involved in waste remediation activities with available and emerging in situ technologies so that they may consider these options in the remediation of hazardous and/or radioactive waste sites. Several types of in situ technologies are discussed, including biological treatments, containment technologies, physical/chemical treatments, solidification/stabilization technologies, and thermal treatments. Each category of in situ technology is briefly examined in this paper. Specific treatments belonging to these categories are also reviewed. Much of the information on in situ treatment technologies in this paper was obtained directly from vendors and universities and this information has not been verified.

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  • Spectrum 92: nuclear and hazardous waste management international topical meeting, Boise, ID (United States), 23-27 Aug 1992

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  • Report No.: EGG-M-92342
  • Report No.: CONF-920851--57
  • Grant Number: AC07-76ID01570
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 7067000
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Walker, S.; Hyde, R.A.; Piper, R.B. & Roy, M.W. An overview of in situ waste treatment technologies, article, January 1, 1992; Idaho Falls, Idaho. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1181621/: accessed April 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.