Title: Review of Scientific Literature on the Use of Stabilisation/Solidification for the Treatment of Contaminated Soil, Solid Waste and Sludges 
Resource Type: document --> technical publication --> report 
Country: United Kingdom 
Year: 2004 
Availability: Environment Agency (2004) Review of Scientific Literature on the Use of Stabilisation/Solidification for the Treatment of Contaminated Soil, Solid Waste and Sludges. Science Report SC98003/SR2. Environment Agency, Aztec West, Bristol, BS32 4UD. www.environment-agency.gov.uk ISBN 1 844 323 196 
Author 1/Producer: Environment Agency 
Author / Producer Type: Agency, regulator or other governmental or inter-governmental body 
Report / download web link (=direct link): http://publications.environment-agency.gov.uk/pdf/SCHO0904BI ...  
Format (e.g. PDF): PDF 
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Contaminated land-->Remediation options-->Ex situ treatment technologies
Contaminated land-->Remediation options-->In situ treatment technologies
 
Short description: This review, thus, aims to provide a resource of information regarding S/S technology, to inform potential users of the strengths and weaknesses of this technology. This review: • considers the interactions between contaminants and soil components; • identifies the fundamental principles underlying S/S and the treatment of inorganic and organic contaminants in soils and wastes; • presents case studies in which S/S has been used successfully and where problems have occurred; • discusses appropriate physical and chemical analytical techniques and modelling approaches that may be used; and • evaluates the long-term durability of S/S waste forms. 
Long description: In order to review the current status of S/S and the science underpinning this technology a detailed search of the literature has been undertaken. The methodology employed has primarily, involved searching a number of electronic databases augmented by publications such as books and reports provided by a number of key organisations and individuals Science Report Review of scientific literature on the use of stabilisation/solidification for the treatment of contaminated soil, solid waste and sludges around the world. Furthermore, as the science review has developed, a number of draft documents have been circulated to approximately 100 active workers in the field of S/S for comment. The consultation process extended to approximately 1 year to June 2003 and has resulted in a significant amount of in-depth comment, which has been carefully considered and incorporated where possible in this final review document. 
Submitted By: Professor Paul Bardos WhoDoesWhat?      Last update: 25/03/2005