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Final Exam Study Guide Auburn University ENVI-1020 Environmental Science Dr. Holm

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Final Exam Study Guide Auburn University ENVI-1020 Environmental Science Dr. Holm ENVI 1020 - 001

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All of the material you need to know for the final! Good luck y'all!
Fundamentals of Environmental Science
Robert F. Holm
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solid, hazardous, waste, environmental, final study guide, Auburn University
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Date Created: 04/26/16
Chapter 14 Solid & Hazardous Waste Final Exam Study Guide Solid Waste  Definition  Total U.S. Solid Waste generation for 2013 including trends, percentages, & recycling stats.  E-Waste  Solid Waste Management Hierarchy o Incineration w/o Energy Recovery (LEAST PREFERRED) o Combustion with Energy Recovery o Recycling/Composting o Source Reduction & Reuse (MOST PREFERRED)  Methods of Waste Disposal (Benefits & Drawbacks of each) o Source Reduction o Recycling o Landfills  Declining trends, why?  Responsibly Retired landfill  How are they managed on a day-to-day basis? o Incineration o Composting  Municipal Solid Waste Disposal (MSW) facilities & their methods Hazardous Waste, RCRA, & CERCLA  Definition of Hazardous Waste  Resource Conservation & Recovery Act (RCRA)—What does it regulate? o Defines hazardous wastes, cradle-to-grave manifest system, establishes standards for whom, permitting system, authorization of state programs, omissions (which may be regulated by other Acts/Agencies)  What is Hazardous Waste, what types are there, and what does each type mean? Examples?  Hazardous Waste Statistics  Treatment, Storage, & Disposal of Hazardous Waste—what is T, S, & D and how do we do it?  History of Illegal Hazardous Waste Dumping o Elizabeth, New Jersey & Valley of the Drums near Louisville, KY  Environmental Problems Caused by Hazardous Wastes (Esp. groundwater contamination) o History of Love Canal site (north of Buffalo, NY)  CERCLA (Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, & Liability Act of 1980) o Response and Remedial Actions, National Contingency Plan (NCP) & National Priority List (NPL), Potentially Responsible Parties (PRPs), Financing cleanups-Superfund  Brownfields—what are they, how many are there, & what are the benefits of getting rid of them?


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