Chapter 13

Pollution Control

Abstract

Nowadays, the handling, treatment, and disposal of solid, liquid, and gaseous wastes, and the control of nuisances such as noise, odor, and other pollution is subject to stringent control in virtually all countries.

Legislation on environmental, health, and safety issues has arguably had a far more profound effect on process plant design practice than the advances in technology in recent decades. This section has consequently been very much expanded from the first edition in order to reflect this.

Keywords

Pollution control; abatement; water; air; ground; effluent; nuisance

13.1 General

Nowadays, the handling, treatment, and disposal of solid, liquid, and gaseous wastes, and the control of nuisances ...

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