American Journal of Environmental Protection

Volume 6, Issue 4, August 2017

  • Heavy Metals Contamination Assessment of Water and Soils in and Around Barapukuria Coal Mine Area, Bangladesh

    Md. Hafijur Rahaman Khan, Ashraf Ali Seddique, Ananna Rahman, Yuta Shimizu

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, August 2017
    Pages: 80-86
    Received: 12 May 2017
    Accepted: 21 June 2017
    Published: 18 July 2017
    Abstract: In order to evaluate the heavy metals contamination of groundwater in Barapukuria Coal Mine (BCM) area and its vicinity, nine groundwater samples from different location, two waste water either treated and/or untreated that were used to irrigate in and around the coal mine areas, three surficial soil samples (~20cm depth) and a coal dust sample wer... Show More
  • Study on the Reuse of Brownfield in Countries

    Zhang Min, Li Jingyi, Xie Ya

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, August 2017
    Pages: 87-93
    Received: 24 May 2017
    Accepted: 12 June 2017
    Published: 26 July 2017
    Abstract: With the development of China's sustainable development strategy, the problem of tan land is attracting more and more attention. Reusing of brown land is one of the important ways to promote the restoration of natural ecology and construct livable city. Many developed countries use advanced technology to make a positive transformation of brown land... Show More
  • Treatment of Hazardous Solid Waste Using Solidification and Stabilization Technique

    Yamuna Rani M., Bhagawan D., Saritha P., V. Himabindu, V. Venkateswara Reddy

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, August 2017
    Pages: 94-100
    Received: 27 May 2017
    Accepted: 30 June 2017
    Published: 31 July 2017
    Abstract: The immobilization of toxic metals present in the pharmaceutical effluent treatment plant (ETP) sludge is studied using the solidification/stabilization (S/S) technique. Different mixtures of cement, lime and bentonite as binders and additives (Pulverized fuel ash (PFA), silica fume and quarry dust) are used in order to reduce the mobility of the m... Show More
  • The Holy Koran Revelation: Iron Is a “Sent Down” Metal

    Djamel Ghernaout

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, August 2017
    Pages: 101-104
    Received: 5 July 2017
    Accepted: 18 July 2017
    Published: 11 August 2017
    Abstract: One of the most important grants of God Almighty to mankind is iron. The reality that there is a Chapter named “Al-Hadid” (Iron) in the Holy Koran can be considered as a sign of its significance. The reality that there is not a Chapter called “adh-Dhahab” (Gold) might be a sign that iron is more crucial than gold since life would go on if gold did ... Show More