Course Information

HazardousWaste Mgmt&Risk Assessmt (ENVE 481)

Term: 2023-24 Academic Year Spring Semester


Juanita R. Francis
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Fri, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (1/16/2024 - 5/9/2024) Location: MAIN TECH 325


The objective of this course is to enable students to think and apply multidisciplinary approaches to managing industrial and hazardous wastes. Topics include familiarization with sources, classification, storage, transportation, various physicochemical and biological remediation technologies, and pertinent federal and state regulations. Knowledge of physicochemical and/or biological characteristics of a waste will be used to design appropriate disposal options. Lectures are supplemented with real-world case studies such as the abandoned uranium mine wastes. Prerequisite: CHEM-2130C or GEOL-1120C