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Hazardous substances and their disposal

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  • 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...

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

    Wiley 2010; US$ 186.00

    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 2010; US$ 109.95

    Introduction Toxic Chemical Composition Reporting California: Proposition Basis for Program Program Requirements Role of Stakeholders Financial Impacts Effectiveness of Program European Union?s Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals Program Basis for Program Program Requirements Registration Toxics Release Inventory... more...

  • Polychlorinated Biphenyls: Human Health Aspectsby Obaid M. Faroon

    World Health Organization 2003; US$ 21.00

    This book evaluates the effects of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) on human health. PCBs are synthetic chlorinated hydrocarbon compounds that have been produced and used in plasticizers surface coatings inks dielectric fluids and so on. Since PCBs accumulate in the food-chain and persist in the environment they are designated by the Stockholm Convention... more...

  • Destruction of Hazardous Chemicals in the Laboratoryby George Lunn; Eric B. Sansone

    Wiley 2012; US$ 134.00

    The fully updated reference on degrading and disposing of hazardous chemicals in the laboratory When it's time for laboratory technicians to get rid of hazardous materials, they can't simply dump them in the trash. Detailed procedures need to be followed to safely degrade and dispose of hazardous chemicals?from bulk quantities of material to accidental... more...

  • Hazardous Wastes, Industrial Disasters, and Environmental Health Risksby Francis O. Adeola

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 110.00

    The sociology of hazardous waste, risk, and disasters is a relatively new discipline with an increasing volume of empirical research by scholars. Francis O. Adeola focuses this book on hazardous and toxic wastes releases, industrial toxic disasters, contamination of communities and the environment, and the subsequent adverse health effects among exposed... more...

  • Needs Assessment Phase IIby James W. Altschuld

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 42.00

    This book provides numerous approaches for starting a meaningful needs assessment and provides readers with steps and case studies. more...

  • Incineration of Municipal and Hazardous Solid Wastesby David A. Tillman

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Incineration of Wastes address the developments in the application of the combustion process to the incineration of solid municipal and hazardous wastes and examines its fundamental scientific basis. The text covers topics such as the generation and management of hazardous wastes; the fuel properties and process of municipal solid waste combustion;... more...

  • Contaminated Land and its Reclamationby R. E. Hester; R. M. Harrison; Anthony K. Barbour

    Royal Society of Chemistry 1997; US$ 40.00

    Contaminated land and the methods and legal controls governing its reclamation for subsequent development and use are of great current interest and concern. This volume in the Issues in Environmental Science and Technology series contains seven articles which treat the many aspects of this subject, ranging from risk assessment and risk management,... more...