Solidification/Stabilization for Site Remediation

Course Number: EN-2017
Credit: 2 PDH
Subject Matter Expert: Mark R. Knarr, P.E.
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Overview

In Solidification/Stabilization for Site Remediation, you'll learn ...

  • How solidification/stabilization (S/S) is used to prevent migration and exposure of contaminants from contaminated media, such as oil, sludge and sediments
  • The types of sites that can be treated using S/S
  • Test methods for determining the effectiveness of S/S treatment
  • Case studies of previous S/S treatment applications

Overview

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Credit: 2 PDH

Length: 22 pages

Solidification/Stabilization (S/S) is a widely used treatment technology to prevent migration and exposure of contaminants from a contaminated media (i.e. soil, sludge and sediment). Solidification refers to a process that binds a contaminated media with a reagent changing its physical properties. Stabilization refers to the process that involves a chemical reaction that reduces the leachability of a waste.

S/S treatment typically involves mixing organic or inorganic binding agents into the contaminated media or waste. S/S may be done either in-situ, by injecting the binder agent into the contaminated media or ex-situ, by excavating the materials and machine mixing them with the agent. This treatment technology is effective for numerous types of contaminant, both organic and inorganic; and has been primarily used at CERCLA (Superfund) sites and some Brownfield sites.

This course is intended for environmental engineers who wish to expand their knowledge of alternative methods of site remediation.

Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Distinction between solidification and stabilization
  • The types of binders used: organic and inorganic
  • The types of contaminants treated
  • Evaluating S/S effectiveness at bench, pilot, and full-scale
  • Previous projects conducted at various industrial sites

Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 10 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

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