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Environmental effects of industries and plants

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  • 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...

  • Greening of Petroleum Operationsby M. Rafiq Islam; A. B. Chhetri; M. M. Khan

    Wiley 2011; US$ 261.00

    The Future of Petroleum Operations This state-of-the-art text analyzes some of the most contentious issues in the energy industry, covering new and greener processes for engineers and scientists and urging them to move petroleum operations closer to sustainability. Although petroleum is still the world's most diverse, efficient, and abundant energy... more...

  • Air Transport and the Environmentby Ben Daley

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 74.95

    Air Transport and the Environment provides an overview of the main issues relating to aviation environmental impacts. It explains the challenge facing policymakers in terms of sustainable development, focusing on the importance of balancing the industry's economic, social and environmental costs and benefits, both for people living now and for... more...

  • Assessments of Regional and Global Environmental Risksby Alexander E. Professor Farrell; Jill Professor Jäger

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 53.95

    As environmental challenges grow larger in scale and implications, it is increasingly important to apply the best scientific knowledge in the decisionmaking process. Editors Farrell and J?ger present environmental assessments as the bridge between the expert knowledge of scientists and engineers on the one hand and decisionmakers on the other. When... more...

  • On the Origins and Dynamics of Biodiversityby Alain Pave

    Springer 2010; US$ 129.00

    Chance is necessary for living systems - from the cell to organisms, populations, communities and ecosystems. It is at the heart of their evolution and diversity. Long considered contingent on other factors, chance both produces random events in the environment, and is the product of endogenous mechanisms - molecular as well as cellular, demographic... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 City Refinery exploded. In 2006, corroded pipes owned by BP led to an oil spill in Alaska. Now, in 2010, eleven men drilling for BP were killed in the blowout of the Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico. What's next? In In Too... 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...