Accession Number : ADA295312

Title :   Application and Evaluation Considerations for In Situ Vitrification Technology. A Treatment Process for Destruction and/or Permanent Immobilization of Hazardous Materials.

Corporate Author : GEOSAFE CORP KIRTLAND WA

PDF Url : ADA295312

Report Date : APR 1989

Pagination or Media Count : 77

Abstract : This report provides and overview of the in situ vitrification technology and its applicability to direct remediation treatment of various types of hazardous wastes. It is divided into the following sections: (1) Process and equipment description, (2) Applicability considerations - Waste composition, presence of water, site topography, (3) Evaluation criteria - permanence, reduction of toxicity, cost, implementability, (4) Comparison to alternatives. (MM)

Descriptors :   *PERMEABILITY, *GROUND WATER, *WATER POLLUTION, *SOIL POLLUTION, *RADIOACTIVE WASTES, *HAZARDOUS WASTES, *WASTE TREATMENT, *HAZARDOUS MATERIALS, WATER FLOW, TOXICITY, TOPOGRAPHY, COSTS, ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT, SOILS, ELECTRIC POWER PRODUCTION, POLLUTION ABATEMENT, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, PUBLIC HEALTH, LANDFILLS, INCINERATORS, FLAMMABILITY, BACKFILLS.

Subject Categories : Solid Wastes Pollution and Control
      Water Pollution and Control
      Radiation Pollution and Control
      Environmental Health and Safety
      Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
      Soil Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE