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ET 160 - Hazardous Waste Site Remediation Systems

Unit(s): 3.0

Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement; MATH 050 or MATH 050D or MATH 053 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: CSU

This course provides an overview of remediation systems that are employed in cleaning up hazardous waste sites. The remediation systems that will be studied include: groundwater remediation systems, soil vapor extraction, chemical extraction/soil washing, solidification/stabilization, bioremediation, thermal processes, and chemical destruction. Specific details on the compounds removed, the fundamentals and specific applications of each method will be examined. Innovative remediation technologies and trends in remediation systems will be studied. A case study, which will highlight the remediation processes that are being used at a selected remediation site, will be examined.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.


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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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