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- Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 305.00
?an ideal information source for those involved in managing waste and recovering waste for use in products to produce revenue? (Food Science and Technology - review of Volume 1) This is a most welcome addition to the literature, likely to be essential study material for both technologists and process engineers. (The Chemical Engineer - review of Volume... more...
- iSmithers Rapra Publishing 1997; US$ 180.00
The rubber industry faces increasingly stringent requirements for the control of nitrosamines, whilst environmentalists probe ever deeper seemingly to find these carcinogens almost anywhere. In accepting that nitrosamines can be by-products of its manufacturing chemistry, the rubber industry has already started to address the possibilities for... more...
- iSmithers Rapra Publishing 1994; US$ 279.00
This comprehensive review covers the Rapra Vulcanisation Fume Project - a unique study analysing cure volatiles from a suite of formulations using a common pool of ingredients. The experiments were conducted under strict laboratory control, using the Rapra Gas Transfer Mould, and the analytical findings are presented, discussed, and where appropriate... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 227.00
The safety assessment of a deep repository for nuclear waste poses challenging scientific and technical questions. The risks from leakage of radionuclides from the repository, including transfers to the biosphere and the food chain must be assessed. This involves complex and poorly understood interactions between groundwater, soils, plants and the... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2006; US$ 29.95
Bestselling author Kim Cameron delivers both a riveting story and a thoroughly researched case study that delves into the spectacularly impossible success of the shutdown and clean-up of Rocky Flats, one of the most notorious nuclear weapons plants in the United States. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 139.95
Concern about the fate of waste products produced by a wide range of industrial processes has led to the realization that they may have potential uses and, therefore, value. In an effort to develop more sustainable processes and reduce waste storage, the use of waste as a resource has been gaining attention worldwide. Consequently, there have been... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
In 1979, provoked by the Three Mile Island nuclear accident, governors of states hosting disposal facilities for low-level radioactive waste (LLRW) refused to accept additional shipments. The resulting shortage of disposal sites for wastes spurred Congress to devolve responsibility for establishing new, geographically diffuse LLRW disposal sites to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00
Nuclear technology places special demands on society and both nuclear weapons and nuclear energy for peaceful purposes require a large measure of security and monitoring at the international level. This book focuses on nuclear waste management, which can work in democratic countries only if viewed as legitimate by the population. This book posits... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 51.95
Why do some economies seem to excel at effective pollution management while others miss the mark when responding to deteriorating urban environments? These studies of pollution management in East Asia's newly industrialized economies (NIEs) include successful government responses in Singapore and Taiwan, qualified results in China and Indonesia, and... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 169.00
Providing an overview of wastes accumulating at mine sites, this book emphasizes the characterization, prediction, monitoring, disposal and treatment as well as environmental impacts of problematic mine wastes. It includes case studies from around the world, end-of-chapter summaries, lists of resource materials and www sites for each waste type. more...