Title: Guidance on the use of Stabilisation / Solidification for the Treatment of Contaminated Soils 
Resource Type: web links 
Availability: B D Bone, L H Barnard and C D Hills, 2004. Guidance on the use of stabilisation/solidifcation for the treatment of contaminated soil. Environment Agency, Bristol, UK. ISBN 184432320X 
Producers or distributor Environment Agency (UK) 
Author / Producer Type: Policy sector 
Web link for product information: http://publications.environment-agency.gov.uk/pdf/SCHO0904BI ...  
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Contaminated land-->Remediation options-->Ex situ treatment technologies
Contaminated land-->Remediation options-->In situ treatment technologies
Short description: Provides guidance on stabilisation/solidification techniques to private and public sector organisations involved in the decision-making process for land contamination risk management and waste treatment 
Long description: The objective of this report is to provide good practice guidance on S/S techniques to encourage the effective use of S/S in appropriate circumstances by itself or as part of a remedial strategy. It provides guidance on the S/S of soil and soil-like materials, including sludges, and may be applicable to the technical aspects of the treatment of other waste streams by S/S. The research was guided by an expert steering committee and comprised a number of key tasks:- „h literature review of the science behind S/S for treating inorganic and organic contaminants; „h consultation with experts in the UK and abroad on S/S remediation, including a mission visit to the USA; „h review of mechanisms that may lead to failure of S/S treated soil and waste; „h review of testing protocols currently used and identify the key issues associated with verifying S/S remediation, with particular regard to durability; and „h establish a framework, including decision-making flow charts, for the use of S/S technologies for the remediation of contaminated soil. 
Submitted By: Mr Bob Barnes WhoDoesWhat?      Last update: 03/03/2005

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