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- Springer 2008; US$ 139.00
Addresses decision making in environmental risk management for contaminated sites, focusing on the potential role of decision support systems in informing the management of chemical pollutants and their effects. This book provides an analysis of the main steps and tools for the development of decision support systems. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 104.95
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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 130.00
The book describes practical procedures for the destruction of hazardous chemicals and biological agents in the laboratory in which they are used. The book is a continuation and expansion of “Destruction of Hazardous Chemicals in the Laboratory.” It follows the same general approach as the first and second editions but includes a number... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 104.95
It is well known that fluorescent light bulbs and consumer appliances such as televisions, computers, and monitors contain mercury, dangerous chemicals, and other harmful components. The existing literature on hazardous materials addresses the risks attached to specific materials and emphasizes compliance and personal protective equipment (PPE)?but... more...
- 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...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1996; US$ 49.00
Technologies for hazardous waste destruction (including nuclear, hospital and chemical waste) based on thermal plasma processes: state of the art and perspectives. Economic and environmental aspects. Overview of plasma generating devices, diagnostics and modelling. Evaluations of co-products generations, heat and metal recovery, slag vitrification... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 89.99
The purpose of this book is to help engineers and scientists better understand contaminated sediment sites and identify and design remedial approaches that are more efficient and effective. Contaminated sediment management is a difficult and costly exercise that is rarely addressed with easily identified and implemented remedies. It is hoped... 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...