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Environmental effects of industries and plants

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  • Mining and its Impact on the Environmentby Fred G. Bell; Laurance J. Donnelly

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 210.00

    Winner of the 2007 E.B. Burwell, Jr. Award of the Geological Society of America Mining activity has left a legacy of hazards to the environment, such as waste, unstable ground and contamination, which can be problematic when redeveloping land. This book highlights the effects of past mining and provides information on the types of problems it... more...

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

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 99.95

    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...

  • 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...

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

    Springer 2007; US$ 209.00

    The Fernow Watershed Acidification Study is a long-term, paired watershed acidification study, undertaken in the central Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia, USA. This book describes the responses to chronic N and S amendments by deciduous hardwood forests, one of the few studies to focus on these important hardwood forest ecosystems. 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...

  • Environmental Risk Assessmentby I. Lerche; Walter Glaesser

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2007; US$ 179.00

    Deals with environmental and human risk problems caused by contamination from the perspective of real world applications with quantitative procedures. This book includes risk methods for the discussion of environmental problems and highlights the impact of contaminants on human health and the anthropogenic exacerbation of natural processes. more...

  • Environmental Security and Public Safetyby Wolfgang P.W. Spyra; Michael Katzsch

    Springer 2007; US$ 99.00

    Although the end of the Cold War has paved the way to a substantial demilitarisation and conversion, the leftovers of this process still pose a severe threat to the environment of both NATO and Partner countries. This work discusses the reconnaissance and appraisal of conversion areas with respect to costs, returns, and legal considerations. more...

  • Acid in the Environmentby Gerald R. Visgilio; Diana M. Whitelaw

    Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2007; US$ 119.00

    Using an interdisciplinary approach, this book focuses on important ecological impacts of acid deposition, the transboundary nature of the pollutants that cause acid rain, and domestic and international policies designed to reduce the emission of these pollutants. It is aimed at researchers, students, citizens, policy analysts, and others. 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...