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
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE