Present and Long-Term Composition of MSW Landfill Leachate: A Review

  title={Present and Long-Term Composition of MSW Landfill Leachate: A Review},
  author={Peter Kjeldsen and Morton A. Barlaz and Alix Rooker and Anders Baun and Anna Ledin and Thomas H. Christensen},
  journal={Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology},
  pages={297 - 336}
The major potential environmental impacts related to landfill leachate are pollution of groundwater and surface waters. Landfill leachate contains pollutants that can be categorized into four groups (dissolved organic matter, inorganic macrocomponents, heavy metals, and xenobiotic organic compounds). Existing data show high leachate concentrations of all components in the early acid phase due to strong decomposition and leaching. In the long methanogenic phase a more stable leachate, with lower… 
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