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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 ...

  • Health Impacts of Waste Management Policies

    This book examines the health effects of waste deposit sites, incinerators and other options for waste management, focusing in particular on the impacts of halogenated hydrocarbons, and byproducts of incineration. These results are linked with waste policy options, of which reviews in four EU countries and the United States are provided. ...

  • Environmental Policy and Public Health

    Advances in environmental protection and public health result from democratic processes that debate environmental health concerns and propose legislative and other policy solutions. Delineating the delicate relationship between environmental policy and public health, Environmental Policy and Public Health explores the development of environmental ...

  • Corporate Environmentalism and Public Policy

    This is the first book to provide a hard-headed economic view of the voluntary approaches to environmental issues, especially toxic chemicals, waste disposal and global warming, that have become prominent in recent years. Corporate environmental initiatives are seen as a tool for influencing the behaviour of environmental activists, legislators, ...

  • Malone and Tabb`s Environmental Law, Policy and Practice

    This book seeks to provide the fundamentals in each major area, such as air pollution, water pollution, hazardous waste and toxic pollutant regulation, protection of endangered species, and the National Environmental Policy Act, without overloading the professor and student with exhaustive and unnecessary detail. Landmark cases are provided, as ...

  • Miller & Johnston`s The Law Of Hazardous Waste Disposal & Remediation : Cases-Legislation-Regulations-Policies, 2d

    Highlights the basic tension in environmental law: environmental integrity and economic growth; over-regulation and under-regulation; risk minimization and benefit maximization; command and control regulation and market incentives; federal and state levels of statutory interpretation; and the constitution, governing relations between the federal ...

  • Malone & Tabb`s Environmental Law, Policy & Practice

    This book provides the fundamentals in each major area of environmental law including air pollution, water pollution, hazardous waste and toxic pollutant regulation, protection of endangered species, and NEPA. Landmark cases are provided, as well as recent cases highlighting the most topical and significant areas under development in each area. ...

  • Geltman`s Modern Environmental Law: Policy & Practice

    This book assumes that most students are unlikely to become environmental lawyers but will nevertheless need to understand how environmental law impacts business operations, real estate transactions, and litigation matters. The text is designed to let students learn the basic vocabulary of environmental law and to identify which environmental ...

  • The Waste and the Backyard

    Controversies concerning the siting of facilities for the disposal and treatment of hazardous but also domestic waste are widespread in all of the industrialized countries. The paradoxical situation of projects that are needed for environmental reasons and are opposed on environmental grounds has been addressed by scholars and by ...

  • The Waste Market

    The Waste Market undertakes the interesting task of examining the creative ways in which a handful of European countries, namely Belgium, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, and Sweden, have managed their waste collection market. For instance, the Netherlands experimented a lot with competition and different types of ownership. It shows that ...

  • Salzman and Thompson`s Environmental Law and Policy, 2d (Concepts and Insights Series)

    The authors provide a broad conceptual overview of environmental law while also explaining the major statutes and cases. The first part of the book discusses the major themes and issues that cross-cut environmental law. The second part of the book examines the substance of environmental law, with separate sections on each of the major statutes. ...

  • Hunter, Salzman and Zaelke`s International Environmental Law and Policy, 3d

    This casebook explores the dynamics of the international environmental lawmaking process and the increasingly important role of transnational citizens, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), scientists, and business. It addresses the relation of scientific understanding to the legal response and the relation of the problem to the global economy. It ...

  • The Regulation of Water and Waste Services:

    The public water supply, urban wastewater and urban waste management services are essential to the well-being of citizens, public health and economic activities. These are generally provided under natural or legal monopoly, so there is no incentive for utilities to search for greater efficiency and effectiveness and as such there is an increasing ...

  • Municipal Waste Management in Europe

    When confronted with broadly similar problems, countries having similar economic organisation and general cultural backgrounds have chosen rather different waste management regimes. These differences extend to the institutional framework selected, the technology used, and the processes through which the regimes have been developed. How can ...

  • Hunter, Salzman & Zaelke`s International Environmental Policy, 3d, 2007 Treaty Supplement

    This treaty supplement examines all the major aspects of international environmental law and policy. Topics covered include international lawmaking, principles of international environmental law, air and atmosphere, oceans and seas, freshwater resources, hazardous wastes and chemicals, wildlife and biodiversity, protection of habitat and natural ...

  • 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 ...

  • Environmental and Health Impact of Solid Waste Management Activities

    Solid waste management issues are a highly emotive topic. Disposal costs need to be balanced against environmental impact, which often results in heated public debate. Disposal options such as incineration and landfill, whilst unpopular with both the public and environmental pressure groups, do not pose the same environmental and health risks as, ...

  • Safe Management of Wastes from Health-care Activities

    This handbook provides the first comprehensive guide to the safe and efficient handling, treatment, and disposal of all categories of hazardous waste generated by health-care activities. Although the major emphasis is on waste generated by hospitals, guidelines and advice are also relevant to wastes produced in health centres, research facilities, ...

  • Technologies for Environmental Cleanup: Toxic and Hazardous Waste Management

    It is generally acknowledged today that the most effective strategy for toxic and hazardous waste management is: reduction, reuse and recycle. However, to date most of the activity has been in treatment technologies. This book focuses on recent technological issues commercially available or in various stages of implementation. ...

  • Basic Hazardous Waste Management, Third Edition

    This third edition updates and expands the material presented in the best-selling first and second editions of Basic Hazardous Waste Management. It covers health and safety issues affecting hazardous waste workers, management and regulation of radioactive and biomedical/infectious wastes, as well as current trends in technologies. While the topics ...

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