Environmental Control

Environmental Control - PPE164
Credits:
3
Independent Study
This course is designed to provide the student with basic knowledge of the nature of liquid and gaseous waste streams arising from the manufacture of pulp and paper. Concepts of suspended and dissolved solids, biological and chemical oxygen demand (BOD and COD), toxicity, particulates and total reducible sulphur (TRS) will be dealt with. Current and innovative waste treatment processes, pollution laws, control orders and pollution economics will be covered. Special attention will be focused on provincial and federal Environmental Acts, in particular how these relate to employer and employee responsibilities.