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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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 283.00

    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...

  • Basic Hazardous Waste Management, Third Editionby William C. Jr. Blackman

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 164.95

    This third edition updates and expands the material presented in the best-selling first and second editions of Basic Hazardous Waste Management. It covers health and safety issues affecting hazardous waste workers, management and regulation of radioactive and biomedical/infectious wastes, as well as current trends in technologies. While the topics... more...

  • Hazardous Waste Handbookby John Lippitt; Paul Webb; William Martin

    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...

  • 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...

  • Methods and Techniques for Cleaning-up Contaminated Sitesby Michael D. Annable; Maria Teodorescu; Petr Hlavinek; Ludo Diels

    Springer 2008; US$ 219.00

    Soil and groundwater pollution caused by contaminants including petroleum hydrocarbons, represents a serious threat to the environment in NATO and NATO Partner countries. Solutions are needed that represent practical alternatives to costly remedial strategies yet still yield benefits to site managers. This publication comprises the presentations made... more...