ENV-3150 Toxic and Solid Waste Management

3 credits

Prerequisite: ENV-1110, 1050, and CHE-1031.

An investigation of the problems associated with the handling and disposal of wastes, both ordinary solids and those that are hazardous and radioactive. The course looks at topics such as waste disposal methods currently utilized; the laws and regulations governing transport, storage and disposal of toxic substances; how and where disposal can best be accomplished; the costs involved and who pays them; and how great a risk such materials pose to human health and the environment.