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Remediation

  • By: Dan L. McNally
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Remediation is a process using physical or biological methods to clean up sites contaminated with hazardous waste (HW) to protect human and environmental health. Industrialization, along with globalization, has resulted in a tremendous number of contaminated sites in nearly every ...

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