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Guide for Industrial Waste Management

Chapter 7 - Section C: Designing A Land Application Program (PDF) (30 pp, 160K, About PDF)

This chapter is designed to help assess the risks associated with the treatment, disposal, or application of industrial waste directly to the land by accounting for the designated ground-water constituents identified in Chapter 7 - Section A: Assessing Risk and other waste parameters, such as, soil properties and plant and microbial interactions. This chapter also explains how to evaluate the capacity of the soil, vegetation, and microbial life to safely assimilate the waste.

This chapter helps to answer the following questions:


U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library Website which is a major international source for agriculture and related information.

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service Website of technical references including conservation practice standards, CORE4 conservation practices training guide, keys to soil taxonomy, and the national soil survey handbook.

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