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CV 730 - Pollution Prevention and Waste Minimization

3 lecture hours 0 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
The U.S. Congress passed the Pollution Prevention Act of 1990, which states that pollution should be prevented or reduced at the source whenever feasible. This course is an introduction to both hazardous (RCRA Subtitle C) and solid (RCRA Subtitle D) waste management and strategies for source reduction of these wastes. Students are expected to complete a project that involves defining a baseline situation (process maps, generator status, applicable laws and regulations and current costs), researching alternatives, and proposing a strategy that effectively reduces wastes generated, reduces life-cycle environmental impacts and is cost effective. (prereq: graduate standing)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
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