Accession Number : ADA292914

Title :   Environmental Effects of Dredging. Technical Considerations for Application of Leach Tests to Sediments and Dredged Material.

Descriptive Note : Technical notes,

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS ENVIRONMENTAL LAB

Personal Author(s) : Myers, Tommy E. ; Brannon, James M.

PDF Url : ADA292914

Report Date : OCT 1991

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : This note summarizes the characteristics of and differences among laboratory leach tests used for preproject evaluation of leachate quality in confined disposal facilities (CDFs) for dredged material. The guidance provided in this note is based on ongoing research conducted under the Long-Term Effects of Dredging Operations (LEDO) Program. (MM)

Descriptors :   *ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT, *WASTE DISPOSAL, *DREDGED MATERIALS, *DREDGING, *LEACHING, SEDIMENT TRANSPORT, AEROBIC PROCESSES, PORE PRESSURE, PERCOLATION, ANAEROBIC PROCESSES.

Subject Categories : Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
      Civil Engineering
      Solid Wastes Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE