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Title Pesticide waste management : technology and regulation / John Bourke, editor ... [and others]
Published Washington, DC : American Chemical Society, 1992

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Description xii, 273 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series ACS symposium series, 0097-6156 ; 510
ACS symposium series. 0097-6156 ; 510
Contents Machine derived contents note: Pesticide Container Regulations as Part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Strategy -- State Pesticide Disposal Regulations and Programs -- Managing Pesticide Wastes: Perspective for Developing Countries -- Container Minimization and Reuse -- Pesticide Container Collection and Recycling in Minnesota -- Laboratory Evaluation of Products of Incomplete Combustion Formed from Burning of Agricultural Product Bags -- Characterization of Emissions Formed from Open Burning of Pesticide Bags -- Minimization and Reuse of Pesticide Rinsates -- Treatment of Pesticide Wastes: Regulatory and Operational Requirements for Successful Treatment Systems -- Pesticide Application Systems for Reduction of Rinsate and Nontarget Contamination -- Current Technologies for Pesticide Waste Disposal -- Biotechnology in Bioremediation of Pesticide-Contaminated Sites -- Chemical Degradation of Pesticide Wastes -- Pesticide Wastewater Cleanup Using Demulsification, Sorption, and Filtration Followed by Chemical and Biological Degradation -- Evaluation of Organophosphorus Insecticide Hydrolysis by Conventional Means and Reactive Ion Exchange -- Application Equipment Technology To Protect the Environment -- Photochemical and Microbial Degradation Technologies To Remove Toxic Chemicals -- Biodegradability of Pesticides Sorbed to Activated Carbon -- Biological Methods for the Disposal of Coumaphos Waste -- Site Assessment and Remediation for Retail Agrochemical Dealers -- Agricultural Chemical Site Remediation and Regulations -- Experimental Design for Testing Landfarming of Pesticide-Contaminated Soil Excavated from Agrochemical Facilities
Summary "Developed from a symposium sponsored by the Division of Agrochemicals at the Fourth Chemical Congress of North America (202nd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society), New York, New York, August 25-30, 1991"
Analysis Pesticide waste Management
Pesticides Environmental aspects
Pesticides Law and legislation United States
Environmental impact
Management
Overseas item
Pesticide residues
United States
Notes "Developed from a symposium sponsored by the Division of Agrochemicals at the Fourth Chemical Congress of North America (202nd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society) New York, New York, August 25-30, 1991."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Pesticide containers.
Pesticide waste -- Management -- Congresses.
Pesticide waste -- Management.
Pesticides -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses.
Pesticides -- Environmental aspects.
Pesticides -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Congresses.
Pesticides -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Bourke, John B., 1934-
American Chemical Society. Division of Agrochemicals.
American Chemical Society. Meeting (202nd : 1991 : New York, N.Y.)
Chemical Congress of North America (4th : 1991 : New York, N.Y.)
LC no. 92032304
ISBN 0841224803