Control of Fugitive and Hazardous Dusts


  • C. Cowherd

Describes methods of controlling contaminated fugitive dust originating from contaminated land surfaces. The contaminated dust may be released by three basic mechanisms: vehicle reentrainment, cleanup activities, and wind erosion. Different dust suppressant techniques are used to treat each mechanism.
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Environmental engineers, land reclamation specialists.


Book information

  • Published: December 1990
  • ISBN: 978-0-8155-1253-0

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 1.1 Regulatory Requirements for Fugitive Dust Control Under RCRA 1.2 Particulate Emission Factor Models 1.3 Preventive and Mitigate Control Options 1.4 On-Site Versus Off-Site Facilities 1.5 Organization of This Document 1.6 References for Section 12. Paved and Unpaved Roads 2.1 Paved Roads 2.2 Unpaved Roads 2.3 Example Calculation 2.4 References for Section 23. Open Waste Piles and Staging Areas 3.1 Source Description 3.2 Estimation of Uncontrolled Emissions 3.3 Demonstrated Control Techniques 3.4 Control Performance Estimation 3.5 Procedures for Compliance Determination 3.6 Example Calculation 3.7 References for Section 34. Dry Surface Impoundments 4.1 Source Description 4.2 Estimation of Uncontrolled Emissions 4.3 Demonstrated Control Techniques 4.4 Control Performance Estimation 4.5 Procedures for Compliance Determination 4.6 Example Calculation 4.7 References for Section 45. Landfills 5.1 Source Description 5.2 Estimation of Uncontrolled Emissions 5.3 Control Techniques 5.4 Control Performance Estimation 5.5 Procedures for Compliance Determination 5.6 Example Calculation 5.7 References for Section 56. Land Treatment 6.1 Source Description 6.2 Estimation of Uncontrolled Emissions 6.3 Control Techniques 6.4 Control Performance Estimation 6.5 Procedures for Compliance Determination 6.6 Example Calculation 6.7 References for Section 67. Waste Stabilization 7.1 Source Description 7.2 Estimation of Uncontrolled Emissions 7.3 Control Techniques 7.4 Control Performance Estimation 7.5 Procedures for Compliance Determination 7.6 Example Calculation 7.7 References for Section 7Appendix A: Open Dust Source Emission Factor Rating and Control Efficiency TerminologyAppendix B: Estimation of Control Costs and Cost EffectivenessAppendix C: Screening Techniques, Modeling Information and Health Risks InformationAppendix D: Sampling and Analysis ProceduresPart II1. Introduction2. Control of Emissions From Vehicle Reentrainment 2.1 Dust Producing Mechanisms 2.2 Quantification of Emissions 2.3 Principles of Control 2.4 Fugitive Dust Control Methods and Costs 2.5 Control Effectiveness3. Control of Emissions from Soil Movement 3.1 Dust Producing Mechanisms and Principles of Control 3.2 Quantification of Emissions 3.3 Principles of Emission Control 3.4 Available Control Products4. Control of Emissions from Wind Erosion 4.1 Dust Producing Mechanisms 4.2 Quantification of Emissions 4.3 Principles of Emission Control 4.4 Available Control Products and Their Application 4.5 Control Effectiveness5. Formulation of a Dust Control Plan 5.1 Identification of Dust Sources 5.2 Identification of Dust Control Methods to Be Used 5.3 Development of the Implentation Plan 5.4 Development of Inspection, Recordkeeping, and Monitoring Program 5.5 Allocation of Sufficient ResourcesReferencesAppendix A: Equipment Decontamination and Worker ProtectionAppendix B: Non-Air Impacts From the Use of Dust Suppressant Measures