INNOVATIVE REMEDIATION AND MONITORING SYSTEM INSIDE AN AREA USED FOR PAPER SLUDGE RECOVERY

Marroni, Valerio; Sezione Provinciale Di Bologna, Distretto Di Imola, - Arpa Emilia Romagna, Bologna, Dall'Ara, Alice; Unità Tecnica Tecnologie Dei Materiali Faenza - ENEA, Faenza, Federica Ferri & Serena Lanzarini
An innovative bioremediation technology and strategy were applied to a former-quarry area in Imola (BO – Italy) concerned by an incorrect environmental restoration of paper sludge, with subsequent uncontrolled biogas production and migration to the adjacent area. An Emergency Plan was implemented by the isolation of the buried sludge area and a characterization project was performed to define an appropriate permanently safe recovery. An innovative biological in situ treatment, avoiding paper sludge removal, was adopted;...