Remediation of heavy metals in the environment

Jiaping Paul Chen*, Lawrence K. Wang, Mu Hao Sung Wang, Yung Tse Hung, Nazih K. Shammas

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages528
ISBN (Electronic)9781466510029
ISBN (Print)9781466510012
DOIs
StatePublished - 18 Nov 2016
Externally publishedYes

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