Hazardous Waste 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 ...

  • Hazardous Waste Combustors Conference - 2007

    The 17 papers on these CD proceedings are from the March 13-14, 2007 conference held in Charleston, SC.  The conference provided a timely opportunity for industry representatives, consultants, and regulators to meet and discuss pertinent issues.  Special emphasis was given to implementation of the final HWC MACT standards, as well as ...

  • Water Crisis: Myth or Reality?: Marcelino Botin Water Forum 2004

    Always considered a classic renewable resource, after a hundred thousand years of farming and industry, rivers in many parts of the world are running dry and the groundwater is over pumped. In addition, the rate at which water sources are becoming contaminated with waste from humans, industry, and agriculture is truly alarming. Do these factors ...

  • Chromium(VI) Handbook

    Brought to the public´s attention in the film Erin Brockovich, chromium(VI) (Cr(VI)) may be a larger problem than it was once thought to be. For example, the Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition estimates that the 315 million computers expected to become obsolete and discarded by the year 2004 would contain, among other toxic constituents, 1.2 million ...

  • Handbook of Industrial and Hazardous Wastes Treatment

    Presenting effective, practicable strategies modeled from ultramodern technologies and framed by the critical insights of 78 field experts, this vastly expanded Second Edition offers 32 chapters of industry- and waste-specific analyses and treatment methods for industrial and hazardous waste materials-from explosive wastes to landfill leachate to ...

  • RCRA Practice Manual, The, Second Edition

    This updated edition of The RCRA Practice Manual is a comprehensive yet easy-to-use guide to an extraordinarily complex area of environmental law. This practice-oriented book focuses on the 'cradle-to-grave' program for managing hazardous wastes under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). The RCRA program regulates the handling of ...

  • Solid Waste: Assessment, Monitoring and Remediation

    This book covers a broad group of wastes, from biowaste to hazardous waste, but primarily the largest (by mass and volume) group of wastes that are not hazardous, but also are not inert, and are problematic for three major reasons: (1) they are difficult to manage because of their volume: usually they are used in civil engineering as a common fill ...

  • Physicochemical Treatment of Hazardous Wastes

    A host of questions confront environmental professionals dealing with treatment of hazardous wastes. For example, what is the nature of the pollutants? What is the contaminated media? What is the concentration of each pollutant? While all these issues are important, it is essential to assess the treatability of each pollutant before a process can ...

  • Toxics Program Commentaries (California, New Jersey, Texas)

    This publication offers easy access to all hazardous waste and toxics legislation at a national level. It provides a thorough discussion by topic of federal laws and regulations, and indicates the areas in which states may have their own programs. Appendices are included with contact information for the agencies that implement state programs in a ...

  • Federal Toxics Program Commentary

    This publication offers easy access to all hazardous waste and toxics legislation at a national level. It provides a thorough discussion by topic of federal laws and regulations, and indicates the areas in which states may have their own programs. Appendices are included with contact information for the agencies that implement state programs in a ...

  • Training Resource Pack for Hazardous Waste Management in Developing Economies CD-ROM

    This CD-ROM contains supplementary references to the ringbinder with the same ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

    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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Constuction Contractor`s Handbook of Business and Law

    Part of the Aspen Business Construction Law Library.With co-author Douglas J. Hileman, Jill Barson Gilbert wrote the Chapter, 'Dealing With Hazardous Waste and Environmental ...

  • Stabilization and Solidification of Hazardous, Radioactive and Mixed Wastes, 3rd Volume

    Stabilization and solidification (S/S) technologies have been used for decades as a final treatment step prior to the disposal of radioactive and chemically hazardous wastes. STP 1240 provides you with the latest technical exchange of S/S information available from both of these scientific communities. The majority of papers addresses leachability ...

  • Slurry Walls: Design, Construction, and Quality Control

    Learn from both successful and unsuccessful case histories presented by an international group of engineers, scientists, and practitioners in this publication from ASTM. 30 peer-reviewed papers provide experiences and findings related to the design, construction, and quality control methods for slurry walls. In four sections: • ...

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