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Environmental effects of industries and plants

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  • Waste Sites as Biological Reactorsby Percival A. Miller; Nicholas L. Clesceri

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 253.00

    Where and how wastes disappear, and how the environment is affected by the process, are issues that affect cities and towns around the world. Recent investigations have convincingly shown that waste poses water, air, and public health dangers that necessitate highly efficient engineered controls. An inexpensive, effective, method for assessing impacts... more...

  • Environmental Impacts of Treated Woodby Timothy G. Townsend; Helena Solo-Gabriele

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 194.95

    Due to the extensive use of treated wood products throughout urban and agricultural communities, information concerning the environmental and health risks associated with treated wood is very much in demand. Responding to increasing need for a comprehensive and cohesive source on this topic, Environmental Impacts of Treated Wood compiles the latest... more...

  • Environmental Accounting, Volume 3by Martin Freedman; Bikki Jaggi

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 117.99

    Contains several interesting articles dealing with different aspects of environmental disclosures. This book addresses the Kyoto Protocol on an international level, discusses how an accountant measures pollution-related performance and cost, and investigates the motive behind disclosure of environmental information. more...

  • Guidance on the Development of Educational and Training Curriculaby Martin Fitzpatrick; Xavier Bonnefoy

    World Health Organization 1999; US$ 40.50

    A practical guide to the development of curricula for the education and training of environmental health professionals. Prepared in consultation with educational institutes in a number of countries, the guide responds to both growing concern about environmental hazards and the need to ensure that professionals are adequately equipped with knowledge... more...

  • Impact Assessment and Sustainable Developmentby C. George; C. Kirkpatrick

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    Translation of the principle of sustainable development into policy and practice, and the evaluation of the outcomes of these strategic interventions, are some of the most pressing challenges facing policymakers in Europe and beyond. The chapters in this book contribute to the debate surrounding these challenges. By exploring the conceptual and methodological... more...

  • Public Concerns, Environmental Standards and Agricultural Tradeby F. Brouwer; D.E. Ervin

    CABI 2002; US$ 120.00

    This title reviews the issues relating to agricultural trade and competition. Features include chapters on world trade and trade liberalization as well as chapters on the situation in the European Union, USA, Canada, Australia and developing countries. more...

  • Applying Strategic Environmental Assessmentby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 39.00

    Millennium Development Goal 7 calls for ensuring environmental sustainability by integrating the principles of sustainable development into country policies and programmes. Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) is one of the main tools available to achieve this integration. The Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness, agreed by over one hundred donors... more...

  • The Fernow Watershed Acidification Studyby Mary Beth Adams; David R. DeWalle; John L. Hom

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 179.67

    In the late 1980?s, a considerable amount of research addressing the effects of acidic deposition was begun, much of it related to the Congr- sionally mandated National Atmospheric Precipitation Assessment Program (NAPAP). As a result of the 10-year NAPAP program, effects on human health, materials, structures, visibility and terrestrial and aquatic... more...

  • Kuwaiti Oil Firesby T. Husain

    Elsevier Science 1995; US$ 72.95

    Just before the end of the 1990-1991 Gulf War, more than 700 wells in Kuwaiti oil fields were set on fire. Several international companies and scientific organisations were involved in extinguishing the fires and in assessing the impact of this major environmental incursion. Kuwaiti Oil Fires: Regional Environmental Perspectives summarises these... more...

  • Environmental Performance of Agriculture in OECD Countries Since 1990by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 126.00

    In OECD countries, agriculture uses on average over 40% of land and water resources, and thus has significant affect on the environment. This report provides the latest and most comprehensive data and analysis on the environmental performance of agriculture in OECD countries since 1990. It covers key environmental themes including soil, water, air... more...