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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 ...

  • The Conflict Over Environmental Regulation in the United States

    The crisis of the Santa Barbara offshore oil spill in 1969 led to the passage of radically new environmental laws that made the United States an international leader in environmental protection at the time. Since then, environmental regulation has proved detrimental to both industrial and environmental performance. It contributed to a deepening ...

  • Biotechnology for Environmental Protection in the Pulp and Paper Industry

    Pulp and paper production has increased globally and will continue to increase in the near future. Approximately 155 million tons of wood pulp is produced worldwide and about 260 million is projected for the year 2010. To be able to cope with increasing demand, an increase in productivity and improved environmental performance is needed as the ...

  • IE-ESCGIC Vol. I Textile Industry Effluent Discharge Standards

    This set of compendiums deals with establishing environmental standards and guidelines for effluent or air emission, which is an important first step for countries concerned about regulating industrial activites as part of their environmental pollution control strategies.Establishing environmental standards and guidelines for effluent u air ...

  • Technical Report Series No. 34 : Environmental Management in the Pulp & Paper Industry

    The technical report outlines the potential to improve environmental performance in both large and small mills throughout the world. Environmental issues covered in the report include water and air emissions, over-use of resources, solid waste management, and chemical safety. These issues are addressed through a variety of action programmes ...

  • Handbook of Environmental Odour Management

    Complaints due to odour annoyance have become a major issue for wastewater treatment plant, waste management, landfill, intensive livestock and other industrial operators as the repeated release of unpleasant odorous emissions can constitute a nuisance to a local population. Traditionally, odour management has been maintained by the use of buffer ...

  • Ecosystem Responses to Mercury Contamination: Indicators of Change

    As rising levels of mercury in the environment pose an increasing threat of toxicity to humans and wildlife, several laws already call for industries to reduce mercury emissions at the source. Ecosystem Responses to Mercury Contamination: Indicators of Change outlines the infrastructure and methods needed to measure, monitor, and regulate the ...

  • Uncertainty in Wastewater Treatment Design and Operation

    Scientific and Technical Report No. 21 Uncertainty in Wastewater Treatment Design and Operation aims to facilitate the transition of the wastewater profession to the probabilistic use of simulators with the associated benefits of being better able to take advantage of opportunities and manage risk. There is a paradigm shift taking place in the ...

  • ELI Research Brief #1 - New Uses for Old Tools: Protecting Biodiversity and Preventing Pollution Under Existing Laws Report

    Pollution prevention, rather than 'end of the pipe' treatment of effluent, has recently emerged as the preferred strategy in the reduction of industrial emissions. By signing the Biodiversity Treaty in 1993, President Clinton signaled U.S. recognition that protecting the global ecosystem is one of the planet's principal challenges. New Uses for ...

  • The Economics of Climate Change Policy

    This important collection embodies the author’s pioneering and on-going efforts to incorporate equity and efficiency principles into the economics of climate change policy. It represents a valuable compendium of work, both previously published and original, the range of which is not otherwise readily accessible.   Adam Rose was one of the first ...

  • Ecosystem Responses to Mercury Contamination: Indicators of Change

    As rising levels of mercury in the environment pose an increasing threat of toxicity to humans and wildlife, several laws already call for industries to reduce mercury emissions at the source. Ecosystem Responses to Mercury Contamination: Indicators of Change outlines the infrastructure and methods needed to measure, monitor, and regulate the ...

  • GEMS Environment Library No. 05: The Contamination of Food

    The UNEP/FAO/ WHO Food Contamination Monitoring Programme (GEMS/Food) has been collecting data on food contamination through a network of participating institutes since 1976. In 1988, data from the monitoring programme and other sources covering the years 1971—85 were compiled, analysed and published by GEMS as a joint UNEP/FAO/ WHO document ...

  • The Economics of Conservation Programs

    The objective of this book is to review and to analyze the economics of conservation programs in theory and in practice. Demand side management (DSM) is one of the most topical issues in regulating electric utilities, both in the United States and internationally. DSM consists of various measures at the level of demand (households, commerce, ...

  • The Role of the Ocean in Global Cycling of Persistent Organic Contaminants

    Persistent organic contaminants, which are bioaccumulative and toxic are a concern for the ecosystems and human health and are regulated under international law (global and regional conventions, besides other). If semivolatile, they cycle in different environmental compartments and follow complex transport pathways. The ocean is believed to play a ...

  • Environmental Compliance: A Simplified National Guide

    Written to provide clear, step-by-step guidance, Environmental Compliance: A Simplified National Guide will enable you to take compliance actions in the following major areas of environmental management:· Air pollutants · Release reporting and response · Air toxics emissions · SARA Title III/Right-to-Know · Air toxics emergency planning · Sewer ...

  • API 510 For Petroleum Refining Standards

    General ApplicationCoverageThis inspection code covers the in-service inspection, repair, alteration, and rerating activities for pressure vessels and the pressure-relieving devices protecting these vessels. This inspection code applies to all refining and chemical process vessels that have been placed in service unless specifically ...

  • Gaba`s Texas Environmental Laws Annotated, 2009 ed. (Texas Annotated Code Series)

    Contains selected provisions from the Texas Constitution, Agriculture Code, Government Code, Health and Safety Code, Natural Resources Code, Parks and Wildlife Code, Utilities Code, Transportation Code, Water Code, and Revised Civil Statutes. Notes to Leading Cases, prepared by a recognized authority on state and federal environmental law, provide ...

  • State of the World 2008: Innovations for a Sustainable Economy

    Environmental issues were once regarded as irrelevant to economic activity, but today they are dramatically rewriting the rules for business, investors, and consumers. Around the world, innovative responses to climate change and other environmental problems are affecting more than $100 billion in annual capital flows as pioneering entrepreneurs, ...

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