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The Role of Quantitative Risk Assessment in Chemical Releases and Wastewater Treatment Plant Design
Author: Linda Henry, Steve Goldenberg, James Schettler, Gary Gruwell, Joe Yun
Date: 9/292
Presented at WEF 65th Annual Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, September 20-24,1992

Recent attention has focused on a more quantitative approach to risks associated with the accidental release of hazardous materials. A quantitative approach is useful both in determining the impact on public health as well as its value in cost/benefit analyses to support expenditure decisions for design or operational applications. This paper presents our approach to quantitative risk assessment for hazardous material releases associated with design alternatives in a wastewater treatment facility.

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