History of development of waste disposal. Opportunities for reduction, reuse and recycling. Site selection methodologies. Principles of decomposition in landfills. Mass balance computational procedures in landfill assessment. Hydrogeologic principles. Water balance modelining for landfill. Landfill cover design. Barrier layers. Design of leachate collection systems. Treatment of leachate. Design of natural attenuation sites. Landfill gas migration. Landfill gas collection and recovery. Construction and operation principles in landfilling. Monitoring program concerns.

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