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Document ID (ISN)106997
CIS number 07-817
ISSN - Serial title 1287-7778 - Prévention BTP
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Sagot F.
Title Soil remediation: Careful, danger!
Original title Dépollution des sols, attention danger! [in French]
Bibliographic information Dec. 2006, No.91, p.39-47. Illus. 3 ref.
Abstract This collection of articles covers soil remediation, an area which is experiencing rapid growth because of the scarcity of land and the increased interest in the redevelopment of derelict industrial areas. Contents: current situation; comments by the vice president of the French trade association of site remediation enterprises and the director of a remediation enterprise; hazards related to the various types of treatment and their prevention; rules to be followed on a typical site; prevention measures adopted by an enterprise involved in the remediation of an illegal waste site containing solvents.
Descriptors (primary) waste site cleanup; environmental pollution; pollution control; construction sites
Descriptors (secondary) France; noise; fire hazards; toxic substances; solvents; earthmoving equipment; storage; hazard evaluation; chemical hazards; safe working methods; explosion hazards
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Environmental pollution
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Environmental pollution
Waste collection and disposal
Pollution control