Hazardous Waste Sites Books

  • 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 ...

  • Directory & Atlas of Non-Hazardous Waste Sites

    This is the only directory of its kind and is the most up-to-date and comprehensive facility database of over 7,400 waste processing and disposal facilities across the US. Comprehensive industry data at your fingertipsThe Directory & Atlas of Non-Hazardous Waste Sites is a powerful research and analysis tool that provides you with up-to-date ...

  • ASTM Standards on Environmental Site Characterization, 3rd Edition (CD-ROM)

    This new edition features 180 ASTM guides, practices, and test methods for environmental site characterization, drawn from the work of the following ASTM committees: D18 on Soil and Rock; D19 on Water; D34 on Waste Management; E47 on Biological Effects and Environmental Fate; and E50 on Environmental Assessment, Risk Management, and Corrective ...

  • Assessment of Environmental “Hot Spots” in Iraq

    It is estimated that Iraq has several thousand contaminated sites resulting from a combination of general industrial activities, military activities, post-conflict damage and looting. Many of the sites are derelict and open to public access.They contain substantial quantities of hazardous waste and present a threat to human health and to the ...

  • How to Store Hazwaste On-site Without a Permit

    Storage of hazardous waste generally requires a storage permit under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) rules. • Time after time, inspectors from state environmental protection agencies list generator violations and lapses in compliance with the accumulation time requirements. • This 66-page special report will explain the federal ...

  • 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 ...

  • Ecological Risk Assessment for Contaminated Sites

    Love Canal. Exxon Valdez. Times Beach. Sacramento River Spill. Amoco Cadiz. Seveso. Every area of the world has been affected by improper waste disposal and chemical spills. Common hazardous waste sites include abandoned warehouses, manufacturing facilities, processing plants, and landfills. These sites poison the land and contaminate groundwater ...

  • The Kosovo Conflict Consequences for the Environment & Human Settlements (Serbian)

    The final report in Serbian of the Joint UNEP/UNCHS (Habitat) Balkans Task Force (BTF) is a detailed assessment of the environmental and human settlement consequences of the Kosovo conflict.The BTF concludes that the Kosovo conflict did not cause an environmental catastrophe affecting the Balkans region as a whole, but that pollution detected at ...

  • The Kosovo Conflict Consequences for the Environment & Human Settlements

    The final report of the Joint UNEP/UNCHS (Habitat) Balkans Task Force (BTF) is a detailed assessment of the environmental and human settlement consequences of the Kosovo conflict.The BTF concludes that the Kosovo conflict did not cause an environmental catastrophe affecting the Balkans region as a whole, but that pollution detected at four ...

  • Waste Testing and Quality Assurance: Third Volume

    Third in a series, STP 1075 covers new technology, methods, and quality assurance procedures for waste management. Though the 429-page volume focuses on problems related to hazardous waste management and contaminated site cleanup, the methodology and practices are applicable to all forms of envionrmental monitoring and material characterization. ...

  • Hazardous Solid Waste Testing

    The first in a series of publications provides a basis for new methodology in the testing of industrial solid wastes. This publication is one of the first technical testing manuals for identifying and characterizing hazardous solid wastes in terms of disposal options. The book is divided into five areas: • Laboratory Extractions and Leaching ...

  • Quality Control in Remedical Site Investigations: Hazardous and Industrial Waste Testing

    STP 925 presents a state-of-the-art review of current methods to collect, prepare, and analyze samples. It also provides the results of a massive effort to review the quality control/quality assurance of the laboratories performing analysis under the ...

  • Hazardous and Industrial Waste Management and Testing

    Papers are divided into four areas: analysis of wastes and waste disposal sites; amelioration of wastes in the disposal environment; waste as resource; and international perspectives on waste ...

  • 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 ...

  • Learn From Their Mistakes: HazCom Case History (DVD)

    Make sure that your employees don't repeat the same mistakes shown in this program. You have some hazardous materials and/or hazardous waste on-site. But if a leak takes place, would all of your employees know what to do? Would the first person on the accident scene be able to alert others to crucial problems and keep everyone safe? In this ...

  • 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 ...

  • Advances in Social Science Research Using R

    This book covers recent advances for quantitative researchers with practical examples from social sciences. The twelve chapters written by distinguished authors cover a wide range of issues--all providing practical tools using the free R software. McCullough: R can be used for reliable statistical computing, whereas most statistical and ...

  • Environmental Gatekeeping in State Laws Report

    This report explores the use of “gatekeeper” mechanisms as a means of enhancing the effectiveness of state environmental programs. A gatekeeper is an independent third party who is enlisted by the government to assure that regulated entities properly perform under a regulatory scheme. Several existing and one proposed state ...

  • ASTM Standards on Environmental Site Characterization, 3rd Edition (Print)

    This new edition features 180 ASTM guides, practices, and test methods for environmental site characterization, drawn from the work of the following ASTM committees: D18 on Soil and Rock; D19 on Water; D34 on Waste Management; E47 on Biological Effects and Environmental Fate; and E50 on Environmental Assessment, Risk Management, and Corrective ...

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