Sustainable Remediation of Contaminated Soil and Groundwater: Materials, Processes, and Assessment provides the remediation tools and techniques necessary for simultaneously saving time and money and maximizing environmental, social and economic benefits. The book integrates green materials, cleaner processes, and sustainability assessment methods for planning, designing and implementing a more effective remediation process for both soil and groundwater projects. With this book in hand, engineers will find a valuable guide to greener remediation materials that render smaller environmental footprint, cleaner processes that minimize secondary environmental impact, and sustainability assessment methods that can be used to guide the development of materials and processes.
- Addresses materials, processes, and assessment needs for implementing a successful sustainable remediation process
- Provides an integrated approach for the unitization of various green technologies, such as green materials, cleaner processes and sustainability assessment
- Includes case studies based on full-scale commercial soil and groundwater remediation projects
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1. Green and sustainable remediation: concepts, principles, and pertaining research 2. Green and sustainable remediation: past, present, and future developments 3. Sustainability assessment for remediation decision-making 4. Best management practices for sustainable remediation 5. Green remediation by using low-carbon cement-based stabilization/solidification approaches 6. The use of biochar for sustainable treatment of contaminated soils 7. Application of slow-release materials for in situ and passive remediation of contaminated groundwater 8. Controlling secondary pollution impacts during enhanced in situ anaerobic bioremediation 9. STAR: a uniquely sustainable in situ and ex situ remediation process 10. Long-term effectiveness of in situ solidification/stabilization 11. Remedial process optimization and sustainability benefits 12. Landscape architecture and sustainable remediation 13. Phytoremediation value chains and modeling 14. The sustainability of nanoremediation
two initial case studies from Europe 15. Understanding the diverse norms and rules driving sustainable remediation: a study of positioning, aggregation, and scoping 16. Socioeconomic benefit of contaminated site remediation
Dr. Deyi Hou is an Associate Professor and Assistant Dean in the School of Environment at Tsinghua University. He has published 47 journal papers in prestigious journals such as Nature Climate Change and Environmental Science and Technology.