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ENVE 471 - Solid and Hazardous Waste Management


Class Hours: 3
Lab/Discussion: 0
Credits: 3

Prerequisite: BIOL 202 , ENVE 311 
Examines the principles of integrated solid waste management. An overview of municipal solid waste (MSW), industrial waste and hazardous waste management, including design and economic analysis. Explores the planning and engineering principles needed to address the growing and increasingly intricate problem of controlling and processing the refuse (solid waste) created by urban societies. Discusses options such as landfilling, composting and incineration from engineering, social, and regulatory perspectives. Reviews physical, chemical, and biological treatment of hazardous waste. Covers federal regulations, permitting and public participation processes and innovative management practices associated with solid and hazardous waste.



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