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ARCO Chemical - Case Study

by Pollution Control Products Co.  (Jun. 28, 2016)

Custom Designed Furnace Reclaims $100,000 Condenser PCPC burn-off oven removed 4,240 lbs. of styrene polymer in compliance with local environmental laws. The Problem: ARCO Chemical Company's Beaver Valley plant in Monaca, PA, a manufacturer of styrene-based plastics, was experiencing severe problems and expense with the periodic cleaning of ...

Environmental damage: what to quantify, prevent and insure

by MediTerra Environmental Consultants, S.L.  (Jan. 7, 2010)

The Environmental Responsibility of the various economic agents operating in Spain has already been required for the last two years with the passing of Law 26/2007 of 26 October on Environmental Responsibility. Also, its partial development, as defined by Regulation 2090/2008 of 22 December, has helped to better know the environmental damages ...

Environmental damage, abatement and sustainable economic growth

by Inderscience Publishers  (Jan. 28, 2005)

This paper investigates the impact of abatement policies on the environment and economic growth. Environmental damage is a by-product of industrial production. As pollution reduces the welfare of every individual, it constitutes a negative impact of production. We focus on abatement policies to regenerate the environment. In social optimum, we ...

Book Review: Deleuze and Environmental Damage by Mark Halsey

by Inderscience Publishers  (Mar. 10, 2009)

Deleuze and Environmental Damage, by Mark Halsey. Aldershot, Burlington, Ashgate, 2006. 285 pp. ISBN 0-7546-2491-9Keywords: book ...

CorrCost: Calculating material damage and costs

by NILU - The Norwegian Institute for Air Research  (Apr. 1, 2001)

CorrCost is a Geographic Information System (GIS) platform for modelling material damage, cost estimates are based on environmental parameter. Dose-response functions and lifetime equations are calculated and the resulting costs for maintenance, repair and re-placement are ...

Article: Liability for damage to public natural resources under the 2004 EC Environmental Liability Directive: Standing and assessment of damages

This article focuses on the April 2004 EC Directive on Environmental Liability (Directive 2004/35/CE). It examines its measure of damages, its framework for assessing damages and its provisions regarding the issue of standing. Comparisons will regularly be made with the United States Oil Pollution Act of 1990, its natural resource damage ...

Rational application of chemicals in response to oil spills may reduce environmental damage

by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.  (Nov. 4, 2011)

Oil spills, for example those due to tanker collisions and groundings or platform accidents, can have huge adverse impacts on marine systems. The impact of an oil spill at sea depends on a number of factors, such as spill volume, type of oil spilled, weather conditions, and proximity to environmentally, economically, or socially sensitive areas. ...

Foreign investor liability for environmental damage: does the form of capital matter?

by Inderscience Publishers  (Jan. 3, 2012)

Foreign investors may finance and benefit from environmentally damaging activities, but then escape liability because victims of such harm are unable to obtain remedial relief from their domestic judicial system. A debated response to this problem is the idea that foreign investors be held liable by their home governments for the negative ...

Environmental damage costs from airborne pollution in the major cities in China

by Inderscience Publishers  (Mar. 23, 2009)

This paper estimates the environment external costs due to air pollutants via the impacts pathway approach used for ExternE project in the major cities in China over the period 2003-2006. The estimation results show that the external costs were US$ 20.15 billion in 2006, representing 2.28% of gross domestic product (GDP). This means that China ...

51% of consumers support a carbon tax on damaging products

by Vital Efficienci Ltd.  (Sep. 29, 2010)

New survey reveals that 51% of the consumers agreed that products that cause harm the environment should carry an additional carbon tax. 51% of consumers support a carbon tax on damaging products New survey reveals that 51% of the consumers agreed that products that cause harm the environment should carry an additional carbon tax. A recent ...

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