Recent Publications (2013 – present)

Weiksnar, K, Clavier, K, Robey, K, Townsend, T (2022) “Changes in trace metal concentrations throughout the phosphogypsum lifecycle.” Science of the Total Environment. 851, 158163. 

Chen, Y, Zhang, H, Liu, Y, Bowden, JA, Tolaymat, T, Townsend, T (2022) “Concentrations of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances before and after full-scale landfill leachate treatment.” Waste Management. 153: 110-120.

de Oliveira, F, Robey, N, Smallwood, T, Spreadbury, C, Townsend, T (2022) “Landfill gas as a source of anthropogenic antimony and arsenic release.” Chemosphere. 307: 135739.

Brinton, A, Diehl, D, Townsend, T, Deliz Quiñones, K, Lichtenstein, M “Trees, trash, and hurricanes: The case study of Puerto Rico and vegetative disaster debris management after Hurricanes Irma and Maria.” International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. 82: 103298. 

Ferraro, C, Townsend, T, Clavier, K, 2022, “Portland cement manufacture using municipal solid waste incineration ash.” Application number: 17733002

Zhang, H, Chen, Y, Liu, Y, Bowden, J, Townsend, T, Solo-Gabriele, H, 2022 “Do PFAS changes in landfill leachate treatment systems correlate with changes in physical chemical parameters?” Waste Management. 151:49-59. 

 Blaisi, N, Roessler, J, Watts, B, Paris, B, Ferraro, C, Townsend, T (2018) “Construction material properties of high temperature arc gasification slag as a portland cement replacement.” Journal of Cleaner Production. 196: 1266-1272. doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.05.277

Anshassi, M, Laux, S, Townsend, T (2018) “Replacing Recycling Rates with Life-Cycle Metrics as Government Materials Management Targets.” Environmental Science and Technology. doi:10.1021/acs.est.7b06007

Oppong-Anane, A, Quinones, K, Harris, W, Townsend, T, Bonzongo, JC (2018). “Iron reductive dissolution in vadose zone soils: Implication for groundwater pollution in landfill impacted sites.” Applied Geochemistry. 94: 21-27. doi:10.1016/j.apgeochem.2018.05.001

Wang, Y, Pleasant, S, Dubey, D, Rhue, D, Bonzongo, JC, Townsend, T (2018). “Assessing the propensity of landfill soils to undergo reductive iron dissolution.” Environmental Earth Sciences. doi:10.1007/s12665-018-7492-5

Schafer, M, Clavier, K, Townsend, T, Ferraro, C, Paris, J, Watts, B (2018) “Use of Coal Fly Ash or Glass Pozzolan Addition as a Mitigation Tool for Alkali-Silica Reactivity in Cement Mortars Amended with Recycled Municipal Solid Waste Incinerator Bottom Ash.” Waste and Biomass Valorization. doi:10.1007/s12649-018-0296-8

Chickering, G, Krause, M, Townsend, T (2018). “Determination of as-discarded methane potential in residential and commercial municipal solid waste.” Waste Management. doi:10.1016/j.wasman.2018.03.017

Su, J, Laux, S, Townsend, T (2018). “Trace chemical partitioning in construction and demolition debris fines: process and market implications.” Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management. doi:10.1007/s10163-018-0700-2

Gupta, N, Kluge, M, Chadik, P, Townsend, T (2018) “Recycled concrete aggregate as road base: Leaching constituents and neutralization by soil interactions and dilution.” Waste Management. doi:10.1016/j.wasman.2017.11.018

Kluge, M, Gupta, N, Watts, B, Chadik, P, Ferraro, C, Townsend, T (2018). “Characterization and management of concrete grinding residuals.” Waste Management and Research. doi:10.1177/0734242X17744040

Winslow, K, Laux, S, Townsend, T (2018). “A review of the growing concern and potential management strategies of waste lithium-ion batteries.” Resources, Conservation and Recycling. 129:263-277. doi:10.1016/j.resconrec.2017.11.001

Tucker, E, Ferraro, C, Laux, S, Townsend, T (2018). “Economic and life cycle assessment of recycling municipal glass as a pozzolan in portland cement concrete production.” Resources, Conservation and Recycling. 129:240-247. doi:10.1016/j.resconrec.2017.10.025

Krause, M, Chickering, G, Townsend, T, Pullammanappallil, P (2018). “Effects of temperature and particle size on the biochemical methane potential of municipal solid waste components.” Waste Management. 71:25-30. doi:10.1016/j.wasman.2017.11.015

da Silva, E, Li, S, de Oliveira, L, Gress, K, Dong, X, Wilkie, A, Townsend, T, Ma, L (2018). “Metal leachability from coal combustion residuals under different pHs and liquid/solid ratios.” Journal of Hazardous Materials. 341:66-74. doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2017.07.010

Azah, E, Kim, H, Townsend, T (2017). “Assessment of direct exposure and leaching risks from PAHs in roadway and stormwater system residuals.” Science of the Total Environment. 609:58-67. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.07.136

Roessler, J, Townsend, T, Kanneganti, A (2017). “Waste to energy ash monofill mining: An environmental characterization of recovered material.” Journal of Hazardous Materials. doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2017.01.011

Zhang, J, Kim, H, Dubey, B, Townsend, T (2017). “Arsenic leaching and speciation in C&D debris landfills and the relationship with gypsum drywall content.” Waste Management. 59:324-329. doi:10.1016/j.wasman.2016.10.023

Moody, C, Townsend, T (2016). “A comparison of landfill leachates based on waste composition” Waste Management, 63:267-274. doi:10.1016/j.wasman.2016.09.020.

Wang, Y, Pleasant, S, Jain, P, Powell, J, Townsend, T (2016). “Calcium carbonate-based permeable reactive barriers for iron and manganese groundwater remediation at landfills.” Waste Management. 53:128-135. doi:10.1016/j.wasman.2016.02.018.

Kadambala, R, Powell, J, Singh, K, Townsend, T (2016). “Evaluation of a buried vertical well leachate recirculation system for municipal solid waste landfills.” Waste Management and Research. 24(12):1300-1306. doi:10.1177/0734242X16659921.

Ferraro, C, Power, J, Roessler, J, Paris, J, Townsend, T (2016). “From trash to treasure.” Concrete International. 38(1):46-51.

Kim, H, Krause, M, Townsend, T (2016). “End-of-life management of corrosive drywall.” Journal of Environmental Management. 182:322-327. doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2016.07.072.

Roessler, J, Cheng, W, Hayes, J, Shou, L, Ferraro, C, Wu, CY, Bergin, M, Townsend, T (2016). “Evaluation of the leaching risk posed by the beneficial use of ammoniated coal fly ash.” Fuel. 184: 613-619. doi:10.1016/j.fuel.2016.07.041.

Krause, M., Chickering, G, Townsend, T, Reinhart, D (2016). “Critical review of the methane generation potential of municipal solid waste.” Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology. 46(13):1117-1182. doi:10.1080/10643389.2016.1204812.

Krause, M, Chickering, G, Townsend, T (2016). “Translating landfill methane generation parameters among first-order decay models.” Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association. 66(11):1084-1097. doi:10.1080/10962247.2016.1200158.

Roessler, J, Paris, J, Ferraro, C, Watts, B, Townsend, T (2016). “Use of Waste to Energy Bottom Ash as an Aggregate in Portland Cement Concrete: Impacts of Size Fractionation and Carbonation.” Waste and Biomass Valorization. 7(6):1521-1530. doi:10.1007/s12649-016-9545-x.

Krause, M, Townsend, T (2016). “Life-Cycle Assumptions of Landfilled Polylactic Acid Underpredict Methane Generation.” Environmental Science and Technology Letters. 3(4): 166-169. doi:10.1021/acs.estlett.6b00068.

Roessler, J, Olivera, F, Wasman, S, Townsend, T, McVay, M, Ferraro, C, Blaisi, N (2016). “Construction material properties of slag from the high temperature arc gasification of municipal solid waste.” Waste Management. 52: 169-179. doi:10.1016/j.wasman.2016.03.031.

Paris, J, Roessler, J, Ferraro, C, DeFord, H, Townsend, T (2016). “A review of waste products utilized as supplements to Portland cement in concrete.” Journal of Cleaner Production. 121(10):1-18. doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.02.013.

Misra, A, Dubey, B, Wu, CY, Townsend, T, Solo-Gabriele, H (2015). “Minimization of metals leaching from CCA-treated wood ash through high temperature reaction with mineral sorbents.” International Journal of Sciences: Basic and Applied Research. 24(7):197-209.

Misra, A, Dubey, B, Wu, CY, Townsend, T, Solo-Gabriele, H (2015). “Leaching retention of CCA metals from high-temperature reaction with alkaline earth and iron based sorbents.” American Scientific Research Journal for Engineering, Technology, and Sciences. 14(3):142-160.

Misra, A, Dubey, B, Wu, CY, Townsend, T, Solo-Gabriele, H (2015). “Impact on leaching & retention of metals from high temperature reaction of CCA metals with alumino-silicate sorbents.” American Scientific Research Journal for Engineering, Technology, and Sciences. 14(3):161-176.

Powell, J, Townsend, T, Zimmerman, J (2015). “Estimates of solid waste disposal rates and reduction targets for landfill gas emissions.” Nature Climate Change. doi:10.1038/nclimate2804

Roessler, J, Townsend, T, Ferraro, C (2015). “Use of leaching tests to quantify trace element release from waste to energy bottom ash amended pavements.” Journal of Hazardous Materials. 300:830-837. doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2015.08.028

Powell, J, Jain, P, Smith, J, Townsend, T, Tolaymat, T (2015). “Does Disposing of Construction and Demolition Debris in Unlined Landfills Impact Groundwater Quality? Evidence from 91 Landfill Sites in Florida.” Environmental Science and Technology. doi:10.1021/acs.est.5b01368

Blaisi, N, Roessler, J, Cheng, W, Townsend, T, Al-Abed, S (2015). “Evaluation of the impact of lime softening waste disposal in natural environments.” Waste Management. doi:10.1016/j.wasman.2015.06.015

Azah, E, Kim, H, Townsend, T (2015). “Source of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon in roadway and stormwater system maintenance residues.” Environmental Earth Sciences. doi:10.1007/s12665-015-4336-4.

Oehmig, W, Roessler, J, Blaisi, N, Townsend, T (2015). “Contemporary practices and findings essential to the development of effective MSWI ash reuse policy in the United States.” Environmental Science and Policy. 51:304-312. doi:10.1016/j.envsci.2015.04.024.

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.

Krause, K, Townsend, T (2015). “Hazardous waste status of discarded electronic cigarettes.” Waste Management. 39:57-62. doi:10.1016/j.wasman.2015.02.005.

Powell, J, Jain, P, Bigger, A, Townsend, T (2015). “Development and Application of a Framework to Examine the Occurrence of Hazardous Components in Discarded Construction and Demolition Debris: Case Study of Asbestos-Containing Material and Lead-Based Paint.” Journal of Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste, ASCE. doi:10.1061/(ASCE)HZ.2153-5515.0000266

McKnight, T, Cho, Y, Townsend, T, Choate, A (2015). “Cone Penetration Testing for Characterizing Landfilled Municipal Solid Waste.” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE. 141(3). doi:10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001243.

Hayes, J, Wang, J, Roessler, J, Ferraro, C, Wu, CY, Deford, D, Townsend, T (2015). “Evaluation of leaching of trace metals from concrete amended with cement kiln baghouse filter dust.” Resources, Conservation and Recycling. 94(92-98). doi:10.1016/j.resconrec.2014.11.012.

Oehmig, W, Roessler, J, Zhang, J, Townsend, T (2015). “Effect of ferrous metal presence on lead leaching in municipal waste incineration bottom ashes.” Journal of Hazardous Materials. 283:500-506. doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2014.09.040.

Krause, M., Townsend, T. (2014). “Rapid waste composition studies for the assessment of solid waste management systems in developing countries.” International Journal of Waste Resources.

Roessler, J., Oehmig, W., Blaisi, N., Townsend, T. (2014). “Chemical characterization of high temperature arc gasification slag with a focus on element release in the environment.” Environmental Science and Technology. 48(14): 7781-7788.

Jain, P., Ko, J., Kumar, D., Powell, J., Kim, H., Maldonado, L., Townsend, T., Reinhart, D. (2014). “Case study of landfill leachate recirculation using small-diameter vertical wells.” Waste Management. 34(11):2312-2320.

Cheng, W., Roessler, J., Blaisi, N., Townsend, T. (2014). “Effect of water treatment additives on lime softening residual trace chemical composition – implications for disposal and reuse.” Journal of Environmental Management. 145: 240-248.

Jain, P., Townsend, T., Tolaymat, T. (2014). “Transient design of landfill liquid addition systems.” Waste Management. 34(9): 1667-1673.

Zhang, J, Dubey, B, Townsend, T (2014). “The effect of moisture control and air venting on H2S production and leachate quality in mature C&D debris landfills.” Environmental Science and Technology. 48(20):11777-11786.

Singh, K., Kadambala, R., Jain, P., Xu, Q., Townsend, T. (2014) “Anisotropy estimation of compacted municipal solid waste using pressurized vertical well liquids injection.” Waste Management and Research. 32(6):482-491.

Singh, S., Moody, C., Townsend, T. (2014) “Ozonation pretreatment for stabilized landfill leachate high-pressure membrane treatment.” Desalination. 344:163-170.

Pleasant, S., O’Donnell, A., Powell, J., Jain, P., Townsend, T. (2014) “Evaluation of air sparging and vadose zone aeration for remediation of iron and manganese-impacted groundwater at a closed municipal landfill.” Science of the Total Environment. 485-486: 31-40.

Shou, L., Hayes, J., Cheng, W., Wu, CY, Townsend, T,. Vinson, T., Schert, J. (2014) “Characterization of ammonia gas release from concrete added with ammoniated fly ash.” Air Quality, Atmosphere and Health.

Jain, P., Powell, J., Smith, J., Townsend, T., Tolaymat, T. (2014) “Life-Cycle Inventory and Impact Evaluation of Mining Municipal Solid Waste Landfills.” Environmental Science and Technology. 48(5): 2920-2927.

Zhang, J., Kim, H., Townsend, T. (2014) “Methodology for assessing thioarsenic formation potential in sulfidic landfill environments.” Chemosphere. 107:311-318.

Wang, J., Hayes, J., Wu, C.Y., Townsend, T., Schert, J., Vinson, T., Deliz, K., Bonzongo, J. (2014) “Characterization of Vapor Phase Mercury Released from Concrete Processing with Baghouse Filter Dust Added Cement.” Environmental Science and Technology. 48(4):2481-2487.

Xu, Q., Powell, J., Jain, P., Townsend, T. (2014) “Modeling of H2S migration through landfill cover materials.” 254(15):254-260. Journal of Hazardous Materials.

Xu, Q., Townsend, T. (2014) “Factors affecting temporal H2S emission at construction and demolition (C&D) debris landfills.” Chemosphere. 96:105-111. doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2013.07.052.

Wang, Yu., Sikora, S., Townsend T.(2013) “Ferrous Iron Removal by Limestone and Crushed Concrete in Dynamic Flow Columns.” Journal of Environmental Management. doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2013.02.018.

Xu., Q., Powell, J., Tolaymat, T., Townsend, T. (2013) “Seepage Control Strategies at Bioreactor Landfills.” Submitted to ASCE Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste. doi:10.1061/(ASCE)HZ.2153-5515.0000185.

Ko, J., Powell, J., Jain, P., Kim, H., Townsend, T., Reinhart, D. (2013) “Case Study of Controlled Air Addition into Landfilled Municipal Solid Waste: Design, Operation, and Control.” ASCE Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste. doi:10.1061/(ASCE)HZ.2153-5515.0000183.

Tolaymat, T., Kim, H., Jain, P., Powell, J., Townsend, T. (2013) “Moisture Addition Requirements for Bioreactor Landfills.” ASCE Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste. doi:10.1061/(ASCE)HZ.2153-5515.0000184.

Wang, Y., Sikora, S., Bonzongo, J., Rhue, D., Townsend, T. (2013) “Evaluation of Mineral Substrates for In Situ Iron Removal from Groundwater.” Environmental Earth Sciences. doi:10.1007/s12665-012-2054-8.

Wang, Y., Sikora, S., Kim, H., Boyer, T., Bonzongo, J., Townsend, T. (2013). “Effects of Solution Chemistry on the Removal Reaction between Calcium Carbonate-Based Materials and Fe(II).” Science of the Total Environment. 443:717-724. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2012.11.009.

Jain, P., Townsend, T., Johnson, P. (2013) “Case study of landfill reclamation at a Florida landfill site.” 33(1):109-116. Waste Management. doi:10.1016/j.wasman.2012.09.011.