University of Colorado at Boulder
 
Syllabus : Hazardous & Industrial Waste Management 
CVEN4474/5474
Date Topic Due
08/26 Course Structure, Historical Perspective
Related Reading: p 1-12, 30-36, web intro
 
08/28 Regulations: RCRA and Basel
Related Reading: p 13-27, 41-58, 86-88, web regs
 
09/02 Regulations: CERCLA
Related Reading: p 28-30, 58-72
project sign-up
09/04 Contamination Characteristics & Partitioning
Related Reading: p 95-118
HW1
09/09 Contamination Partitioning
Related Reading: p 131-137;196-201
09/11 Fate and Transport of Contaminants
Related Reading: p 149-182
site data progress
09/16 NAPL fate and transport
Related Reading: p 182-188; 193-212
09/18 Air transport/Soil vapor intrusion
Related Reading: p. 213-230, web guidance NY
HW2
09/23 Toxicology
Related Reading: p. 242-280, web risk
 
09/25 Carcinogens & Endocrine Disruptors
Related Reading: p 280-301, web risk
09/30 Radioactive contaminants
Related Reading: web Rad notes
gp contam tox data
10/02 Risk Assessment
Related Reading: p 865-898
HW3
10/07 Risk Assessment
Related Reading: p 903-906
10/09 Ecological risk, RBCA; midterm review
Related Reading: p. 301-321; 984-986; web notes
gp risk pathways
10/14 MIDTERM
material through 10/07
 
10/16 Remed Methods/Remedial Design
Related Reading: p. 1061-1094
10/21 TEAM WORK DAY (AB in Chicago)  
10/23 Group Presentations: Risk Assessments hard copy of slides
10/28 Pump-and-treat, soil flush
Related Reading: p 1012-1017, p 1048-1050, web notes
Risk Reports
10/30 Soil vapor extraction
Related Reading: p 1020-1029; web notes
11/04 SVE and thermal desorption
Related Reading: p 1029-1036, web notes
HW4
11/06 Vapor treatment
Related Reading: p 476-88; 609-11; 759-68
11/11 Biodegradation
Related Reading: p 553-609
gp remed alts
11/13 Bioventing/Biosparging
Related Reading: p 625-636; web notes
HW5
11/18 In Situ Bioremed
Related Reading: p 611-654; web notes
 
11/20 Solidification/Stabilization
Related Reading: p 677-728, notes
gp monitoring
12/02 Landfills
Related Reading: Ch 13: p. 812-857
HW6
12/04 Team Work Day / Grad Book Discussion Grad book reviews
12/09 Group Presentations II: Design  
12/11 Group Presentations II: Design Design Reports
12/15 Final Exam
Time: 1:30-4:00pm
Cumulative, emphasis on second half material