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Hazardous substances and their disposal

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  • Environmental Remediation of Uranium Production Facilitiesby OECD Publishing; Nuclear Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 117.00

    Environmental remediation activities in uranium mines and mills have become increasingly important in the last few decades due to the large number of facilities which have been taken out of operation, the growing interest in remediating previously abandoned sites and the increasingly strict environmental regulations that are being put in place. Remediation... more...

  • Risks of Hazardous Wastesby Paul E. Rosenfeld; Lydia Feng

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 195.00

    Hazardous waste in the environment is one of the most difficult challenges facing our society. The purpose of this book is to provide a background of the many aspects of hazardous waste, from its sources to its consequences, focusing on the risks posed to human health and the environment. It explains the legislation and regulations surrounding hazardous... more...

  • Waste Not Want Notby Robert Allen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    No-one wants toxic waste dumped in their back yard. Dioxins and furans from incinerators, dangerous chemicals leaching from landfill sites and the apparently random dumping of nuclear waste are all clear threats to our health and lives. In fact any waste not properly dealt with can become dangerous - yet industry and state seem to collude recklessly... more...

  • Emerging Technologies in Hazardous Waste Management 8by D. William Tedder; Frederick G. Pohland

    Springer US 2007; US$ 84.63

    Several long-term trends in technology evolution have become apparent since these symposia began in 1989. Earlier presenters more frequently discussed treatment methods involving harsh and extensive human intervention. As the symposia have continued, the number of presentations describing extremely harsh and expensive treatment technologies have... more...

  • Stabilization and Solidification of Hazardous, Radioactive, and Mixed Wastesby Roger D. Spence; Caijun Shi

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 297.00

    The development of stabilization and solidification techniques in the field of waste treatment reflects the efforts to better protect human health and the environment with modern advances in materials and technology. Stabilization and Solidification of Hazardous, Radioactive, and Mixed Wastes provides comprehensive information including case studies,... more...

  • Advanced Nuclear Fuel Cycles and Radioactive Waste Managementby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 70.00

    This study analyses a range of advanced nuclear fuel cycle options from the perspective of their effect on radioactive waste management policies. It presents various fuel cycle options which illustrate differences between alternative technologies, but does not purport to cover all foreseeable future fuel cycles. The analysis extends the work carried... more...

  • Toxic Burnby Thomas Shevory

    University of Minnesota Press 2007; US$ 60.00

    Toxic Burn is a gripping account of the activist movement against the imposing WTI incinerator in the rust belt town of East Liverpool, Ohio. Thomas Shevory tells the story of building, maintaining, and resisting the incinerator and shows that the actions of determined citizens are essential to developing new environmental models and saving the lives... more...

  • Waste Immobilization in Glass and Ceramic Based Hostsby Ian W. Donald

    Wiley 2010; US$ 192.00 US$ 166.40

    The safe storage in glass-based materials of both radioactive and non-radioactive hazardous wastes is covered in a single book, making it unique Provides a comprehensive and timely reference source at this critical time in waste management, including an extensive and up-to-date bibliography in all areas outlined to waste conversion and related... more...

  • Toxic Chemicalsby Thomas E. Higgins; Jayanti A. Sachdev; Stephen A. Engleman

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 113.95

    Catastrophic events such as the Bhopal, India tragedy and rising incidences of cancer in areas neighboring industrial facilities have heightened concern over the use of toxic chemicals in manufacturing and industry, particularly with respect to long-term exposure. While legislation and publicity have reduced the use of some chemicals, risks remain... more...