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Treatment of Leachate from a Hazardous Waste Landfill

A number of options are available for leachate and gas management prior to ultimate disposal.' Before discharge onto land or into a Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTW), landfill leachate and gas require treatment by biological and/or physical-chemical methods, some of which are successfully proven, while others have limited applicability. Moreover, it is widely recognized that the quantity and quality of landfill leachate and gas are influenced by numerous variables, resulting in a diversity of relative treatment efficiencies.