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Document ID (ISN)29771
CIS number 78-1352
ISBN(s) 0-8155-0700-3
Year 1978
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hackman E.E.
Title Toxic organic chemicals - Destruction and waste treatment.
Bibliographic information Noyes Data Corporation, Mill Road at Grand Avenue, Park Ridge, N.J. 07656, USA, 15 May 1978. 317p. Illus. Price: US-$42.00.
Abstract Many current and possible methods of treating polluted solids, liquids or air are described. The book is intended for industrial personnel, pollution control engineers, facilities planners and designers, Government personnel, chemicals producers, equipment manufacturers and teachers and students. The chapters cover: risk-benefit assessment, hazardous incidents and legislative responses; toxic organic chemicals definition; methods of destruction and detoxification; separations technology for waste treatment; generation and dissemination of wastes; pesticide production; organic chemicals production; petroleum refining; polymers and plastics production; textile manufacturing; coal conversion; and detailed waste treatment designs and costs of the polychlorinated biphenyls pollution problem.
Descriptors (primary) disposal of harmful waste; chemical products; industrial waste; toxic substances
Descriptors (secondary) chemical industry; coal by-products industry; polychlorinated biphenyls; organic compounds; pesticides; economic aspects; sewage treatment; environmental pollution; role of government; petroleum refining; textile industry; plastics industry; hazard evaluation
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Waste collection and disposal