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Attenuation of pollutants in municipal landfill leachate by clay minerals Heavy-metal adsorption by Griffin, Robert A.

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Published by Illinois State Geological Survey in Urbana, IL .
Written in English

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  • Geology

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Edition Notes

StatementR.A. Griffin ... [et al.].
SeriesIllinois State Geological Survey. Environmental geology notes -- no. 79, Environmental geology notes (Illinois State Geological Survey) -- no.79
The Physical Object
Pagination47 p. :
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25388946M
OCLC/WorldCa15210199

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Attenuation of pollutants in municipal landfill leachate by clay minerals. Cincinnati, Ohio: Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory ; Springfield, Va.: For sale by the National Technical Information Service, (OCoLC) Material Type. Attenuation of pollutants in municipal landfill leachate by clay minerals. Urbana: Illinois State Geological Survey, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Griffin; Illinois State Geological Survey. Attenuation of Pollutants in Municipal Landfill Leachate by Clay Minerals: Part 2 - Heavy-Metal Adsorption [Griffin, R. A.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Attenuation of Pollutants in Municipal Landfill Leachate by Clay Minerals: Part 2 - Heavy-Metal AdsorptionAuthor: R. A. Griffin. ATTENUATIONOFPOLLUTANTSINMUNICIPAL LANDFILLLEACHATEBYCLAYMINERALS Part2—Heavy-MetalAdsorption n,, on, ABSTRACT.

The first part of this project was a laboratory column study of attenuation of pollutants in municipal solid waste landfill leachate by mixtures of sand and calcium-saturated clays. K, NH4, Mg, Si, and Fe were moderately attenuated; and the heavy metals Pb, Cd, Hg, and Zn were strongly attenuated even in columns with small amounts of clay. Abstract. Organic pollutants are considered to to constitute the major risk to the groundwater quality of old landfills. Studies at two Danish landfills indicate that natural attenuation is substantial, limiting the distribution of the organic pollutants to a few hundred meters distance from the by: 1. Project Record – Attenuation of organic contaminants in leachate by mineral landfill liners 5 Contents 1 Introduction 15 2 Characteristics of UK landfills 16 UK landfill leachates 16 Introduction 16 Municipal solid waste/Non-hazardous landfill 16 Mechanical biological pre-treatment 12 5 Textural Class and Clay (>2y) Mineral Composition 13 6 Partitioning of Material in the Municipal Waste-type Landfill Used to Generate Leachate 17 7 Ranges of Constituents Detected in the Natural Leachate Generated from Municipal Solid Waste and Used in the Soil Column Research (pH ) 18 8 Effect of Various Collection Treatments on.

The chemical attenuation of inorganic contaminants in methanogenic landfill leachate, spiked with heavy metals (Cd, Cd, Ni and Zn), by two UK clay liner materials was compared in laboratory. The migration of leachate contaminants here is substantially shallower than the hundred metres in sandstone and sandy overburden materials determined by Butler et al. (), Christensen et . For example, the Saco Municipal Landfill near Saco, Maine, a Superfund Site, has a plume of arsenic with concentrations as high as mg/L (micrograms per liter). USGS studies on the geochemistry of the leachate plume at the Saco Landfill have shown that the source of the arsenic is not the landfill, but appears to be the sediments the plume. Evaluation of the attenuating properties of selected Greek clays for toxic inorganic elements in landfill sites it is simple then with the help of Table 5 and Fig. 5 to obtain an approximate preliminary estimate of the attenuation capacities of any clay material in N.F. ShimpsAttenuation of pollutants in municipal landfill leachate by Cited by: 7.