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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 ...

  • Environmental Risk Assessment

    This book deals with environmental and human risk problems caused by contamination from the perspective of real world applications with quantitative procedures. It includes risk methods for the discussion of environmental problems where data are sparse or fuzzy, as well as incorporating political, social and economic considerations in determining ...

  • Pesticides; Environmental Assessment; Hazardous Substances and Oil Spill Response

    Topics cover: Biological Effects and Environmental Fate--establishes standard procedures for assessing biological effects and environmental fate, including evaluating the properties, efficacy, safety, and impact in appropriate environments of pesticides and antimicrobial agents. Biotechnology--provides test methods, guides, and practices for ...

  • A Guidebook for Integrated Ecological Assessments

    Ecological assessments are a critical component of land management planning and regulatory decision-making. In the United States, for example, the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 directs that the environmental consequences associated with proposed management of federal lands be fully disclosed to the general public through environmental ...

  • A Guidebook for Integrated Ecological Assessments

    Ecological assessments are a critical component of land management planning and regulatory decision-making. In the United States, for example, the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 directs that the environmental consequences associated with proposed management of federal lands be fully disclosed to the general public through environmental ...

  • 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 ...

  • Environmentally Friendly Coastal Protection

    Coast lines have been and still are the centre lines of civilization around the world with still increasing pressure from both sides, the hinterland and the sea, with all its foreseeable and unforeseeable impacts given by nature or mankind. While response of nature to such impacts is flexible in the way that all morphological changes with all the ...

  • Environmentally Friendly Coastal Protection

    Coast lines have been and still are the centre lines of civilization around the world with still increasing pressure from both sides, the hinterland and the sea, with all its foreseeable and unforeseeable impacts given by nature or mankind. While response of nature to such impacts is flexible in the way that all morphological changes with all the ...

  • Finding Solutions for Environmental Conflicts

    Environmental conflicts over sustainability, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), biodiversity, biotechnology and risk, chemicals and public health, are not necessarily legalistic problems but land use problems. Edward Christie shows how solutions for these conflicts can be found via consensual agreement using an approach that integrates law, ...

  • NEPA and Environmental Planning: Tools, Techniques, and Approaches for Practitioners

    “… the most comprehensive book on NEPA and impact assessment to date….provides practical guidance for navigating the complexities of NEPA, environmental planning, readers are provided with a single guide describing modern tools, techniques, and approaches for streamlining project implementation.” Dr. Lynton K. Caldwell, “The Father of NEPA” ...

  • Advanced Combustion and Aerothermal Technologies

    The NATO ARW Advanced Combustion and Aerothermal Technologies: Environmental Protection and Pollution Reductions, was held in Kiev, May 2006. The workshop was Co-Directed by Profs. N. Syred and A.Khalatov, winners of the NATO Scientific Prize 2002, and was organizaed by the Institute of Thermophysics (Ukraine) and Cardiff University, UK. The ...

  • Advanced Combustion and Aerothermal Technologies

    The NATO ARW Advanced Combustion and Aerothermal Technologies: Environmental Protection and Pollution Reductions, was held in Kiev, May 2006. The workshop was Co-Directed by Profs. N. Syred and A.Khalatov, winners of the NATO Scientific Prize 2002, and was organizaed by the Institute of Thermophysics (Ukraine) and Cardiff University, UK. The ...

  • Tools and Methods for Pollution Prevention

    Tools are needed to define, measure and assess pollution in processes and products, to direct and measure improvements in designing cleaner processes and products, and to design benign processes and products. Life cycle assessment, process simulation and integration, material substitution and environmental impact assessment are some of these ...

  • Tools and Methods for Pollution Prevention

    Tools are needed to define, measure and assess pollution in processes and products, to direct and measure improvements in designing cleaner processes and products, and to design benign processes and products. Life cycle assessment, process simulation and integration, material substitution and environmental impact assessment are some of these ...

  • Coastal Lagoons in Europe: Integrated Water Resource Strategies

    Lagoons represent nearly 13% of the shoreline globally and around 5% in Europe. Coastal lagoons are shallow water bodies separated from the ocean by a barrier (e.g., narrow spit), connected at least intermittently to the ocean by one or more restricted inlets, and usually geographically oriented parallel to the shore-line. Coastal lagoons are ...

  • ECODESIGN Implementation

    Stakeholders such as environmental directives and customer demands for reducing environmental impacts of a product require innovative and environmentally improved products. Therefore a systematic approach and effective methods and tools are needed in the early phase of product development.The basic elements for optimized process management in the ...

  • Freshwater Bivalve Ecotoxicology

    Responding to the growing need for an aggressive yet conservative approach to evaluating mussel populations, Freshwater Bivalve Ecotoxicology provides a collective review of the techniques and approaches for assessing contaminant impact on freshwater ecosystems. The editors incorporate coverage of research topics and management issues from a ...

  • Regulation for Chemical Safety in Europe: Analysis, Comment and Criticism

    Many European Union Directives seek to minimize the potential for harm to humans and the environment arising from the use of chemicals. This book takes an interdisciplinary, selective look at the effector mechanisms employed in such directives. It covers the pre-marketing use of toxicology to identify the hazardous properties of chemicals, ...

  • Butterworths Planning Law Handbook Fifth edition

    The new edition of Butterworths Planning Law Handbook contains an invaluable collection of statutory and other materials relating to planning law in England and Wales as well as a selection of European materials. The fifth edition includes relevant provisions of the Government of Wales Act 1998, the Human Rights Act 1998, the Greater London ...

  • Macrophytes in Aquatic Ecosystems: From Biology to Management

    Macrophytes and macrophytes ecology have gained an added importance with the introduction of, and legal requirement to implement, the European Water Framework Directive. This reflects the valuable role that aquatic plant communities play in assessing the ecological status of water bodies. Significant changes in the status and general abundance of ...

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