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Environmental effects of industries and plants

  • Effective Environmental Assessmentsby Charles Eccleston; J. Peyton Doub

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 132.95

    Although upwards of 50,000 Environmental Assessments (EA) are prepared annually, the focus of the National Environmental Policy Acts (NEPA) Regulations is clearly on defining requirements for preparing environmental impact statements. Surprisingly, until now, there has been no authoritative and comprehensive guide on how to prepare Environmental Assessments... more...

  • Environmental Impact of Nuclear Power Plantsby R. A. Karam; Karl Z. Morgan

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 93.95

    Environmental Impact of Nuclear Power Plants contains the proceedings of a conference held in Atlanta, Georgia, on November 26-30, 1974 and sponsored by the Georgia Institute of Technology's School of Nuclear Engineering. The papers focus on the environmental impact of nuclear power plants and are organized into six parts: plant site selection; ecosystems... more...

  • Cyanobacteria for Bioremediation of Wastewatersby Inga Zinicovscaia; Liliana Cepoi

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.00

    This book reflects the use of cyanobacteria for the bioremediation of wastewater through different mechanisms and pathways of transformation and transfer of hazardous substances from one medium to another. The application of microorganisms for bioremediation is determined by their ubiquity, small size, high rate of reproduction and large surface-to-volume... more...

  • Genetic Manipulation in Plants for Mitigation of Climate Changeby Pawan Kumar Jaiwal; Rana Pratap Singh; Om Parkash Dhankher

    Springer India 2016; US$ 159.00

    This book presents a detailed overview and critical evaluation of the state of the art and latest approaches in genetic manipulation studies on plants to mitigate the impact of climate change on growth and productivity. Each chapter has been written by experts in plant-stress biology and highlights the involvement of a variety of genes/pathways and... more...

  • Frontier Discoveries and Innovations in Interdisciplinary Microbiologyby Pratyoosh Shukla

    Springer India 2015; US$ 159.00

    This excellent book covers wide-ranging topics in interdisciplinary microbiology, addressing various research aspects and highlighting advanced discoveries and innovations. It presents the fascinating topic of modern biotechnology, including agricultural microbiology, microalgae biotechnology, bio-energy, bioinformatics and metagenomics, environmental... more...

  • Slick Waterby Andrew Nikiforuk

    Greystone Books 2015; US$ 26.99

    The fossil fuel industry and many environmental groups tout hydraulic fracturing fracking? as a panacea, with slick promises of energy independence, greenhouse gas reductions, and benefits to local economies. Yet the controversial technology, which blasts massive volumes of fluids, sand, and chemicals into rock and coal formations, has sparked huge... more...

  • Hydrogen Production and Remediation of Carbon and Pollutantsby Eric Lichtfouse; Jan Schwarzbauer; Didier Robert

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 179.00

    This book details first the chemistry of hydrogen production from biomass. Solutions to the CO 2 issue are given in three chapters, which describe CO 2 photo catalytic reduction, CO 2 sequestration in terrestrial biomass, and plants as renewable fuels. Further chapters review the selenium cycle in ecosystems, advanced processes to treat water and... more...

  • Running Dryby Toby Craig Jones

    Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 12.95

    In Running Dry , historian Toby Jones explores the various ways that modern society?s unquenchable thirst for carbon-based energy is endangering water, particularly in the Western United States where there has been a rapid push to extract newfound energy resources alongside the accelerating loss or pollution of critical water resources. more...

  • Mining in Ecologically Sensitive Landscapesby Mark Tibbett

    CSIRO Publishing 2015; US$ 118.95

    Brings together experts in the field of mining and conservation to grapple with this pressing issue. more...

  • Environmental Impact of Mining and Mineral Processingby Ravi Jain

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 125.00

    Environmental Impact of Mining and Mineral Processing: Management, Monitoring, and Auditing Strategies covers all the aspects related to mining and the environment, including environmental assessment at the early planning stages, environmental management during mine operation, and the identification of major impacts. Technologies for the treatment... more...