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- Santa Monica Press 2015; US$ 17.09
Pollution is the single largest cause of death in the developing world. One in seven people in low- and middle-income countries die as a result of it. Simply put, pollution is now the world?s most prevalent health risk. And yet, while most everyone has heard about “going green,? few are aware of the more dire and sinister “brown? pollution—places... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2013; US$ 129.00
- 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...
- Springer US 2007; US$ 99.00
Preface. Acknowledgments 1. Emerging Technologies in Hazardous Waste Management VIII: An Overview; D.W. Tedder, F.G. Pohland. Soil Treatment Technologies. 2. Chelating Agents for Extraction of Heavy Metals from Soil: Complexing Power, Selectivity, and Recoverability; P.K.A. Hong, et al. 3. Electrokinetic Soil Remediation Using Novel Electrodes... more...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 83.95
Hazardous Waste Handbook 3E offers a straightforward approach to protecting workers who clean up the nation's hazardous waste sites and chemical spills. Supervisors and site inspectors will find this handbook very useful in answering occupational health questions at the work site. The manual covers such topics as site characterization, air monitoring,... more...
- 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...