Health risk assessment as an approach to manage an old landfill and to propose integrated solid waste treatment: A case study in Italy.

@article{Paladino2017HealthRA,
  title={Health risk assessment as an approach to manage an old landfill and to propose integrated solid waste treatment: A case study in Italy.},
  author={Ombretta Paladino and Marco Massab{\'o}},
  journal={Waste management},
  year={2017},
  volume={68},
  pages={
          344-354
        }
}
The aim of the present paper is to show how an approach based on human health risk analysis can be used as a decisional tool for the evaluation of impacts on population and for deciding between different waste treatment processes. The situation in which the increasing production of solid wastes cannot be confined in the old existing Municipal Solid Waste landfill (settled in Genoa, Liguria Region, Italy) is used as a case study. Risk assessment for human health due to air, surface water… CONTINUE READING
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