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Environmental effects of industries and plants

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  • Extraction Techniques for Food Processingby Y.S. Reddy

    GeneTech Books 2006; US$ 50.00

    There is an increasing, public awareness of the health, environment and safety hazards associated with the extraction techniques in food processing and the possible contamination of the final products. The high cost of modern extraction techniques and the increasingly stringent environmental regulations together with the new requirements of the medical... more...

  • Newer Concepts and Applications for Food Industryby Y.S. Reddy

    GeneTech Books 2006; US$ 50.00

    Beginning with Louis Pasteur's works with wine, modern food science and technology has made enormous contributions to the safety and availability of food. The spectrum of potential benefits from the application of genetic engineering and biotechnology to food crops ranges from diagnostic aids, for example in plant diseases, through to gene mapping,... more...

  • Safety, Health, and Environmental Auditingby Simon Watson Pain

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 104.95

    Even though most organizations have extensive safety, health, and environmental protocols in place, things often go wrong. Having good quality instructions is only half the battle. An equally crucial part of a good quality process is auditing, the step that ensures compliance with the procedures. Safety, Health, and Environmental Auditing:... more...

  • Environmental Impact Assessment - Setting Standards and Thresholdsby Michael Schmidt; John Glasson; Lars Emmelin; Hendrike Helbron

    Springer 2008; US$ 239.00

    Standards and Thresholds play an important role in many stages of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process. They can be legally-binding or guidance values and are linked to environmental data. This publication provides a comprehensive collection of standards and thresholds, their derivation and application in case studies of EIA projects.... more...

  • Strategic Environmental Assessment in Policy and Sector Reformby The World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 14.99

    This book presents the findings and recommendations of the evaluation of the World Bank's Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Pilot Program. It shows that SEA can contribute to improving development policy and sector reform by calling attention to environmental and social priorities, strengthening constituencies, enhancing policy capacities,... more...

  • Handbook of Environmental Accountingby Thomas Aronsson; Karl Gustaf Lofgren

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 60.00

    This concise Handbook examines welfare measurement problems in a dynamic economy, focusing on the welfare-economic foundations for social accounting. With environmental accounting becoming an increasingly important area of research, this timely Handbook assesses the ways in which the system of national accounts should be modified to accurately reflect... more...

  • Mountain Justiceby Tricia Shapiro

    AK Press 2010; US$ 13.99

    Illuminating the human and environmental catastrophe coal companies don't want you to see. more...

  • In Too Deepby Stanley Reed; Alison Fitzgerald

    Wiley 2010; US$ 24.95

    The truth behind the greatest environmental disaster in U.S.history In 2005, fifteen workers were killed when BP's Texas CityRefinery exploded. In 2006, corroded pipes owned by BP led to anoil spill in Alaska. Now, in 2010, eleven men drilling for BP werekilled in the blowout of the Macondo well in the Gulf ofMexico. What's next? In In Too Deep:... more...

  • Environmental Impact Assessmentby Charles H. Eccleston

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 129.95

    Under the best of circumstances, preparing an environmental impact assessment (EIA) can be a complex and challenging task. Experience indicates that the scope and quality of such analyses varies widely throughout the U.S. as well as internationally. Written to help practitioners and decision-makers apply best professional practices in the development... more...

  • Environmental Consequences of War and Aftermathby Tarek A. Kassim; Damia Barcelo

    Springer Fachmedien 2009; US$ 379.00

    War has disastrous effects on people and the physical, biological, economic, and social environment. The state-of-the-art of research on the environmental consequences of war and its aftermath is presented in this Handbook. In this title, a broad range of topics are included, such as the prevention of war and its environmental repercussions and selected... more...