Spill Control Books

  • Rational Design of Next-generation Nanomaterials and Nanodevices for Water Applications

    Despite the fact that nanotechnology has been present for a few decades, there is a big gap between what nanotechnology is perceived and what nanotechnology can truly offer in all sectors of water. The question to be answered is _x0018_what more can we expect from nanotechnology_x0019_ in the water field? The rational nano-design starts with ...

  • Pesticides and Alternative Control Agents; Environmental Assessment; Hazardous Substances and Oil Spill Response

    Standards cover:Environmental Assessment, Risk Management, and Corrective Action—includes the latest versions of the popular ASTM environmental assessment standards, including the transaction screen process, Phase I , and Phase II. Other standards address corrective action, environmental risk management, pollution prevention, real estate ...

  • Pesticides and Alternative Control Agents; Environmental Assessment; Hazardous Substances and Oil Spill Response

    Standards cover:Environmental Assessment, Risk Management, and Corrective Action—includes the latest versions of the popular ASTM environmental assessment standards, including the transaction screen process, Phase I , and Phase II. Other standards address corrective action, environmental risk management, pollution prevention, real estate ...

  • ASTM Standards on Hazardous Substances and Oil Spill Response: 3rd Edition

    Fifty-seven ASTM standards address the latest research in oil spill recovery applications and ecological considerations for the use of chemical dispersants and containment of emergency response personnel. This new edition provides a comprehensive resource document for users, including spill response professionals, managers, designers and builders ...

  • Emergency Response Handbook for Chemical and Biological Agents and Weapons, Second Edition

    Updated to reflect the numerous advances that have evolved since the September 11 terrorist attacks, Emergency Response Handbook for Chemical and Biological Agents and Weapons, Second Edition maintains its reputation as a comprehensive training manual for emergency responders to incidents involving nuclear, biological, and chemical materials.  ...

  • Oil Spill in the Kerch Strait : Ukriaine Post-Disaster Needs Assessment

    The report lists recommendations to help Ukraine complete its recovery from the oil spill that occurred in the Kerch Strait in November 2007, when a severe storm caused the Volgoneft-139 to release over 1,300 tonnes of fuel oil into the sea. The resulting extensive physical damage to the sea and land led to property losses, contamination of the ...

  • SPCC Update - It`s extended Again!

    It's extended again! On May 16, 2007, the deadline to revise SPCC plans was extended again by EPA. Existing facilities, with no changes to spill potential (i.e. changes in oil usage or site drainage), may amend and implement their plans by July 1, 2009. This extension provides facilities the opportunity to take advantage of the additional ...

    By AECOM

  • ISCO Newsletter

    This is the Newsletter of the International Spill Control community. The ISCO Newsletter is focused on international, regional and national news that is of interest to professionals, companies and organisations involved in oil and chemical spill control, and the emerging field of CBRN incident decontamination. This Newsletter is ...

  • Hazardous Materials Chemistry for Emergency Responders, Second Edition

    The second edition of a bestseller, Hazardous Materials Chemistry for Emergency Responders continues to provide the fundamentals of 'street chemistry' required by emergency response personnel. The information presented will assist you in responding to specific chemical spills, including identifying the exact chemicals involved and their individual ...

  • Emergency Procedures Handbook and Training Presentation

    Customize the PowerPoint® presentation to train all employees and management on your Emergency Response Plan. Plus, speakers' notes save you time and give you everything you need to provide effective training. • The comprehensive handbook in MS WORD™ lets you easily customize your own Emergency Response Plan by editing the content to fit your ...

  • ASTM Standards Related to Testing of Radiation Cured Coatings (Print)

    This desktop resource, available in print or CD-ROM, provides quick and easy access to the most commonly used ASTM test methods, procedures, and guides on radiation curing of coatings and allied products. These ASTM standards are often used and referenced in the radiation curing industry. Some are used in coating chemistries and others are ...

  • Basic Practice Series: EPCRA

    Get the facts quickly on environmental, energy, and resources law issues with the Basic Practice Series, published by the ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources. This series is an essential library that provides essential information in an easy-to-use format. Whether you're a new or seasoned environmental practitioner, you'll find these ...

  • Accidental Release Measures & Spill Cleanup (Hazwoper)

    Covers the plans and procedures necessary to safely contain and clean up a hazmat spill.5 levels of HAZWOPER training.PPE; site characterization.Spill cleanup; decontamination ...

  • Oil Spill Response Performance Review of Skimmers

    ASTM Manual 34 provides you with all the information necessary for selecting skimmers for various applications. In assembling reports to develop this publication, government agencies were able to find and provide single copies of many test reports-copies that were available no where else but in government archives-to use for analysis. This ...

  • Manual on Chlorosilane Emergency Response Guidelines

    Developed by the Operating Safety Committee of the Silicones Environmental, Health and Safety Council (SEHSC)This manual describes industry-proven techniques for handling fires and spills of chlorosilanes. 12 sections include: • Initial Emergency Response Guides • Emergency Response Decision Trees • Foam Applications; Transfer ...

  • 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, ...

  • The Use Of Chemicals in Oil Spill Response

    The latest research and design developments in the area of oilspill control dispersants and other chemicals. This comprehensive volume provides up-to-date information on how best to deal with this environmental concern, with a special focus on three categories: Laboratory Work: Testing oil spill dispersants, water-in-oil emulsion breakers, and ...

  • Disposal of Oil and Debris Resulting from a Spill Cleanup Operation

    This publication, Disposal of Oil and Debris Resulting from a Spill Cleanup Operation, contained papers presented at the Symposium on Disposal of Oil and Related Materials and Debris Resulting from a Spill Cleanup Operation which was held in Denver, Colorado, 6—7 November 1978. The symposium was sponsored by Committee F20 on Spill Control ...

  • Oil Spill Chemical Dispersants: Research, Experience and Recommendations

    Contains 27 papers divided into four sections: laboratory toxicity and effectiveness testing; field effectiveness; fate and effects; and contingency planning and guidelines. Addresses when dispersants should be used; the results of the dispersant application; and the short-term; and long-term costs to the ...

  • Chemical Dispersants for the Control of Oil Spills

    The symposium on Chemical Dispersants for the Control of Oil Spills was held at Williamsburg, Va., 4-5 Oct. 1977. The symposium was sponsored by Committee F20 on Spill Control Systems, American Society for Testing and Materials. L. T. McCarthy, Jr., presided as symposium chairman. The editors of this publication are L. T. McCarthy, Jr., G. P. ...

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