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- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00
The sociology of hazardous waste, risk, and disasters is a relatively new discipline with an increasing volume of empirical research by scholars. Francis O. Adeola focuses this book on hazardous and toxic wastes releases, industrial toxic disasters, contamination of communities and the environment, and the subsequent adverse health effects among exposed... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 219.00
Soil and groundwater pollution caused by contaminants including petroleum hydrocarbons, represents a serious threat to the environment in NATO and NATO Partner countries. Solutions are needed that represent practical alternatives to costly remedial strategies yet still yield benefits to site managers. This publication comprises the presentations made... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 220.00
This book discusses the need for a regulated and informed forum for international trade in hazardous waste. The authors argue that with careful planning, health and ecological risks can be minimized and net economic benefits realized fairly. The book examines the key parameters that should be considered by potential trading nations to ensure an optimally... more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2013; US$ 129.00
- CRC Press 2001; US$ 149.95
A review of basic hazardous waste management. It addresses fundamental issues such as human health hazards; the environmental impacts of toxic, reactive and ignitable materials; the mobility, pathways and fates of released hazardous materials; and more. more...
- Elsevier Science 1995; US$ 132.00
The management of hazardous materials and industrial wastes is complex, requiring a high degree of knowledge over very broad technical and legal subject areas. Hazardous wastes and materials are diverse, with compositions and properties that not only vary significantly between industries, but within industries, and indeed within the complexity of single... more...
- Government Institutes 1996; US$ 79.99
Learn how to conduct and evaluate a successful Phase I ESA to identify existing or potential environmental hazards and 'special resources' for a subject property. Through its easy-to-follow checklist format and sample ESA, this book shows you everything you need to know about Phase I ESAs, including ESA statement of work, environmental databases, ESA... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 180.00
The safe storage in glass-based materials of both radioactive and non-radioactive hazardous wastes is covered in a single book, making it unique Provides a comprehensive and timely reference source at this critical time in waste management, including an extensive and up-to-date bibliography in all areas outlined to waste conversion and related technologies,... more...
- World Health Organization 2003; US$ 21.00
This book evaluates the effects of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) on human health. PCBs are synthetic chlorinated hydrocarbon compounds that have been produced and used in plasticizers surface coatings inks dielectric fluids and so on. Since PCBs accumulate in the food-chain and persist in the environment they are designated by the Stockholm Convention... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 110.00
Field technicians and emergency response personnel are often faced with the dangers of flammable, combustible, and chemically unstable materials. Although there are numerous procedures set forth by regulatory agencies like the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the National Institute... more...