Treated Wood

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Treated Wood Publications

Gress, J, de Oliveira, LM, da Silva, EB, Lessl, JM, Wilson, PC, Townsend, T., Ma, LQ (2015). “Cleaning-induced arsenic mobilization and chromium oxidation from CCA-wood deck: Potential risk to children.” Environment International. 82:35-40.doi:10.1016/j.envint.2015.04.012.

Hasan, A., Schindler, J., Solo-Gabriele, H., Townsend, T. (2011).  “Online sorting of recovered wood by automated XRF-technology. Part I: Detection of preservative treated wood waste.”  Waste Management, 31: 688-694.

Hasan, A., Solo-Gabriele, H., Townsend, T. (2011).  “Online sorting of recovered wood by automated XRF-technology. Part II: Sorting efficiencies.”  Waste Management, 31: 695-704.

Hasan, A., Hu, L., Solo-Gabriele, H., Fieber, L., Cai Y., Townsend, T. (2010). “Field-scale leaching of arsenic, chromium and copper from weathered treated wood.” Environmental Pollution, 158: 1479-1486.

Dubey, B., Townsend, T., Solo-Gabriele, H.  (2010). “Metal Loss from Treated Wood Products when in Contact with Municipal Solid Waste Landfill Leachate.” Journal of Hazardous Materials. 175 (1-3), 558-568.  

Dubey, B., Townsend, T., Solo-Gabriele, H.  (2009). “Comparison of Metals Leaching from CCA- and ACQ-Treated Wood in Simulated Construction and Demolition Debris Landfills.”  ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering. 135(10), 910-917.

Jambeck, J., Townsend, T., Solo-Gabriele, H. (2008) “Landfill Disposal of CCA-treated Wood with Construction and Demolition (C&D) Debris: Arsenic, Chromium and Copper Concentrations in Leachate.”  Environmental Science and Technology. 42(15) 5740-5745.

Dubey, B., Townsend, T., Solo-Gabriele, H., Bitton, G. (2007) “Impact of Surface Water Conditions on Preservative Leaching and Aquatic Toxicity from Treated Wood Products.” Environmental Science and Technology. 41(10): 3781-3786.

Dubey, B., Solo-Gabriele, H., Townsend, T. (2007) “Quantities of Arsenic-Treated Wood in Demolition Debris Generated by Hurricane Katrina.” Environmental Science and Technology. 41(5): 1533-1536.

Jambeck, J., Weitz, K., Solo-Gabriele, H., Townsend, T., Thorneloe, S. (2007). CCA-Treated Wood Disposed in Landfills and Life-cycle Trade-Offs With Waste-to-Energy and MSW Landfill Disposal. Waste Management. 27(8): S21-S28.

Block, C., Shibata, T., Solo-Gabriele, H., Townsend, T. (2007) “Use of Handheld X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry Units for Identification of Arsenic in Treated Wood.” Environmental Pollution. 148(2): 627-633.

Shibata, T., Solo-Gabriele, H., Fleming, L., Cai, Y., Townsend, T. (2007) “A Mass Balance Approach for Evaluating Leachable Arsenic and Chromium from an In-service CCA-treated Wood Structure.” Science of the Total Environment. 372(2-3): 624-635.

Kim, H., Townsend, T. (2007) “Evaluation of Pressure Treated Wood Impact on Landfill Waste Decomposition Using a Methane Yield Assay.” Chemosphere. 67(6):1252-1257.

Khan, B., Solo-Gabriele, H., Jambeck, J., Townsend, T., Cai, Y. (2007) “Response to Comment on ‘Release of Arsenic to the Environment from CCA-Treated Wood. 2. Leaching and Speciation during Disposal’.” Environmental Science and Technology. 41(1):347-348.

Jacobi, G., Solo-Gabriele, H., Dubey, B., Townsend, T., and Shibata, T., (2007) “Evaluation of Commercial Landscaping Mulch for Possible Contamination from CCA.” Waste Management. 27(12):1765-73.

Jacobi, G., Solo-Gabriele, H., Townsend, T., Dubey, B. (2007) “Evaluation of Technologies for Sorting CCA-Treated Wood.” Waste Management. 27: 1617-1625.

Townsend, T, and Solo-Gabriele, H (2006).  “Environmental Impacts of Treated Wood.”  CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida. 485 pages

Shibata, T., Solo-Gabriele, H., Dubey, B., Townsend, T. (2006) “Arsenic Leaching from Mulch Made from Recycled Construction and Demolition Wood and Impacts of Iron-Oxide Colorants.” Environmental Science and Technology. 40(16):5102-5107.

Jambeck, J., Townsend, T., Solo-Gabriele, H.  (2006) “Leaching of chromated copper arsenate (CCA)-treated wood in a simulated monofill and its potential impacts to landfill leachate.” Journal of Hazardous Materials. A135:21-31.

Townsend, T., Dubey, B., Solo-Gabriele, H., (2008). Disposal Management of Preservative-Treated Wood Products, book chapter in "Development of Commercial Wood Preservatives", Edited by Schultz, T, Militz, H, Freeman, M, Goodell, B, Nicholas, D. American Chemical Society. 545-562. DOI:10.1021/bk-2008-0982.ch033

Jambeck, J., Dubey, B., Townsend, T. and Solo-Gabriele, H. (2006). Disposal of Preservative Treated Wood in Landfills, book chapter in Townsend, T., and Solo-Gabriele, H. "Environmental Impacts of Treated Wood" CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, page 467-485.

Cai, Y., Solo-Gabriele, H., Townsend, T., Khan, B., Georgiadis, M. and Dubey, B. (2006). Elemental Speciation and Environmental Importance Associated with CCA-Treated Wood, book chapter in Townsend, T., and Solo-Gabriele, H. "Environmental Impacts of Treated Wood" CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, page 117-138.

Solo-Gabriele, H., Omae, A., Townsend, T., and Hahn, D. (2006). Identification of Wood Treated with Waterborne Metal-Based Preservatives, book chapter in Townsend, T., and Solo-Gabriele, H. "Environmental Impacts of Treated Wood" CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, page 329-348.

Song, J., Townsend, T., Solo-Gabriele, H., Jang, Y. (2006) “Hexavalent chromium reduction in soils contaminated with chromated copper arsenate preservative.” Soil and Sediment Contamination. 15:387-399.

Khan, B., Jambeck, J., Solo-Gabriele, H., Townsend, T., Cai, Y. (2006) “Release of arsenic to the environment from CCA-treated wood: Part II – leaching and speciation during disposal.” Environmental Science and Technology. 40(3):994-999.

Khan, B., Solo-Gabriele, H., Townsend, T., Cai, Y. (2006) “Release of arsenic to the environment from CCA-treated wood: Part I – estimating the extent of arsenic leaching from in-service CCA-treated wood.” Environmental Science and Technology. 40(3):988-993.

Song, J., Dubey, B., Jang, Y., Townsend, T., Solo-Gabriele, H. (2006) “Implication of Chromium Speciation on Disposal of Discarded CCA-Treated Wood.” Journal of Hazardous Materials. B128:280-288.

Dagan, R., Bitton, G., Townsend, T. (2006) “Metal Transport and Bioavailability in CCA-Wood Leachate Treated Soil.” Journal of Soil and Sediment Contamination. 15:61-72.

Townsend, T., Dubey, B., Tolaymat, T., Solo-Gabriele, H. (2005) “Preservative Leaching from Weathered CCA-Treated Wood.” Journal of Environmental Management. 75(2):105-113.

Stook, K., Tolaymat, T., Ward, M., Dubey, B., Townsend, T., Solo-Gabriele, H., Bitton, G.  (2005) “Relative Leaching and Aquatic Toxicity of Pressure-Treated Wood Products Using Batch Leaching Tests.”  Environmental Science and Technology. 39(1):155-163.

Stook, K., Dubey, B., Ward, M., Townsend, T., Bitton, G., Solo-Gabriele, H. (2004) “An Evaluation of the Heavy Metal Toxicity of Pressure Treated Wood Leachates with MetPLATE.” Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 73(6):987-994.

Townsend, T., Tolaymat, T., Solo-Gabriele, H., Dubey, B., Stook, K., Wadanambi, L. (2004) “Leaching of CCA-Treated Wood: Implications for Waste Disposal.”  Journal of Hazardous Materials. B114:75-91.

Khan, B., Solo-Gabriele, H., Dubey, B., Townsend, T., Cai, Y. (2004) “Arsenic Speciation of Solvent-Extracted Leachate from New and Weathered CCA-Treated Wood.”  Environmental Science and Technology. 38(17):4527-4534.

Solo-Gabriele, H., Townsend, T., Hahn, D., Moskal, T., Hosein, N., Jambeck, J., Jacobi, G. (2004). “Evaluation of XRF and LIBS technologies for on-line sorting of CCA-treated wood waste.” Waste Management.  24:413-424.

Iida, K., Pierman, J., Tolaymat, T., Townsend, T., Wu, C. (2004). “Control of Heavy Metal Emissions and Leaching from Incineration of CCA-Treated Wood Using Mineral Sorbents.”  Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE. 130(2):184-192.

Townsend, T., Solo-Gabriele, H., Tolaymat, T., Stook, K., Hosein, N. (2003). “Chromium, cooper and arsenic concentrations in soil underneath CCA-treated wood structures.” Soil and Sediment Contamination. 12(6):779-798.

Townsend, T., Solo-Gabriele, H., Tolaymat, T., Stook, K. (2003). “Impact of Chromated Copper Arsenate (CCA) in Wood Mulch.”  Science of the Total Environment. 309:173-185.

Blassino, M., Solo-Gabriele, H., and Townsend, T. (2002). Sorting Technologies for CCA-Treated Wood. Waste Management and Research. 20:290-301.

Solo-Gabriele, H., Townsend, T, Messick, B., Catilu, V. (2002). "Characteristics of CCA-treated wood ash.” Journal of Hazardous Materials.  B89:213-232.

Tolaymat, T., Townsend, T., and Solo-Gabriele, H. (2000). “CCA-treated wood in the recovered wood stream at C&D Waste Recycling Facilities.” Environmental Engineering Science. 17(1):19-28.

Solo-Gabriele, H. and Townsend, T. (1999).  “Disposal practices and alternatives for CCA-treated wood waste.”  Waste Management and Research. 17:378-389.