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    Essential Environment 34th Edition A Comprehensive Guide to UK and EU Environmental Protection Legislation

    ILM Publications has published the 34th Edition of Essential Environment in partnership with Environmental Protection UK. Essential Environment (formerly the Pollution Control Handbook) is the comprehensive guide to UK and EU environmental protection legislation. Written in clear, simple language, the 2012 Essential Environment handbook cuts ...

  • Methods and Techniques for Cleaning-up Contaminated Sites

    Soil and groundwater pollution caused by contaminants including petroleum hydrocarbons, represents a serious threat to the environment in NATO and NATO Partner countries. Solutions are needed that represent practical alternatives to costly remedial strategies yet still yield benefits to site managers. This publication comprises the presentations ...

  • Methods and Techniques for Cleaning-up Contaminated Sites

    Soil and groundwater pollution caused by contaminants including petroleum hydrocarbons, represents a serious threat to the environment in NATO and NATO Partner countries. Solutions are needed that represent practical alternatives to costly remedial strategies yet still yield benefits to site managers. This publication comprises the presentations ...

  • Managing Contaminated Sites: The SAFIRA II Research Programme

    A large number of sites around the world have been contaminated on a large scale with harmful substances. Europe alone is known to have over 20,000 of these ‘megasites’. In many cases, the contamination means that the sites can no longer be used. Led by the UFZ, scientists are working at specific locations to develop potential solutions for the ...

  • Contaminated Land, 2d

    This title covers law and policy relating to contaminated land, providing guidance on technical issues involving standards and guidelines, risk, investigation and assessment, remediation, and monitoring. It covers practical aspects of development and clean-up, including site investigation, planning and building control, waste disposal, and ...

  • The Economics of Hazardous Waste and Contaminated Land

    Professor Sigman has selected the most authoritative previously published papers for this pathbreaking collection. This timely book examines private decision-making and government policy for the management of hazardous waste, the clean-up of contaminated land and the redevelopment of brownfield sites. Issues explored include the success of ...

  • Role of Local Government in Long Term Stewardship of DOE Facilities Report

    At sites throughout the country the Department of Energy (DOE) is cleaning up the radioactive and chemical contamination legacy of nuclear weapons ...

  • Perchlorate

    Perchlorate is a widespread, environmentally persistent contaminant recently discovered in U.S. groundwater and drinking water supplies. This book summarizes the most current knowledge and understandings of the extent and potential sources of perchlorate contamination, its behavior, exposure pathways in the environment, toxicology and risk ...

  • Sampling and Surveying Radiological Environments

    Private landowners or Federal Agencies responsible for cleaning up radiological environments are faced with the challenge of clearly defining the nature and extent of radiological contamination, implementing remedial alternatives, then statistically verifying that cleanup objectives have been met. Sampling and Surveying Radiological Environments ...

  • Reclaiming the Land

    Nearly thirty years after creation of the most advanced and expensive hazardous waste cleanup infrastructure in the world, Reclaiming the Land provides a much-needed lens through which the Superfund program should be assessed and reshaped. Focusing on the lessons of adaptive management, it explores new concepts and tools for the cleanup and reuse ...

  • Urban Ecology

    Nearly thirty years after creation of the most advanced and expensive hazardous waste cleanup infrastructure in the world, Reclaiming the Land provides a much-needed lens through which the Superfund program should be assessed and reshaped. Focusing on the lessons of adaptive management, it explores new concepts and tools for the cleanup and reuse ...

  • Environmental Toxicology and Risk Assessment: Science, Policy, and Standardization-- Implications for Environmental Decisions, 10th Volume

    The latest volume in this ASTM series explores the advancements in the field of environmental toxicology and risk assessment, including methods of carrying scientific findings forward to sound policy decisions. 25 papers in 6 sections cover:Aquatic Toxicology--examines the ionic composition in water used in toxicity tests and how that impacts on ...

  • Private Cost Recovery Actions Under CERCLA

    CLICK HERE to Download this Table of Contents for free. (PDF) Description:The Key to Understanding the Laws and Policy of Private Cost Recovery Under SuperfundMore ...

  • Risk Methodologies for Technological Legacies

    The projected costs of cleaning up the contaminated sites that are the legacy of the Cold War - just those in the US alone - have resulted in a movement to risk-based decision making for setting priorities.Risk can only be effectively controlled by a proper balance of three central concepts: risk analysis, risk perception and risk management. The ...

  • Ecological Risks Associated with the Destruction of Chemical Weapons

    The Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and their Destruction provides for the elimination of chemical weapons arsenals amassed during the Cold War. The easier-said-than-done task of removing these deadly weapons, however, poses huge environmental problems. This book is the ...

  • Ecological Risks Associated with the Destruction of Chemical Weapons

    The Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and their Destruction provides for the elimination of chemical weapons arsenals amassed during the Cold War. The easier-said-than-done task of removing these deadly weapons, however, poses huge environmental problems. This book is the ...

  • Chemistry for the Protection of the Environment 4

    Chemistry for the Protection of the Environment 4 focuses on: • Environmental aspects of agricultural practices• Field characterization and quantification of chemical constituents• Fate of contaminants in the environment/environmental monitoring• Thermal treatment technologies• Remediation of contaminated sites• Wastewater treatment and sludge ...

  • Deep Trouble: The Hidden Threat of Groundwater Pollution

    A Global Sampler of Groundwater PollutionIndia's Central Pollution Control Board surveyed 22 major industrial zones in the late-1990s and found that groundwater in every one of them was unfit for drinking. (p. 32)In the northern Chinese provinces of Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei, and Shandong, nitrate concentrations in groundwater exceeded the health ...

  • Vinyl Chloride

    Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposure to vinyl chloride, a colourless, flammable gas manufactured almost exclusively for use in the production of polyvinyl chloride (PVC). PVC is used to produce plastic materials having wide applications in the building sector, packaging, electrical appliances, medical care, ...

  • Geotechnics of High Water Content Materials

    STP 1374, written by worldwide experts in their field, examines a broad range of topics covering the latest geotechnical engineering developments in high water content materials. Emphasis is given to construction on marginal lands and disposal of high water content waste materials. Various types of high water content materials are explored, ...

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