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- Wiley 2012; US$ 115.00
A comprehensive guide to sludge management, reuse, and disposal When wastewater is treated, reducing organic material to carbon dioxide, water, and bacterial cellsthe cells are disposed of, producing a semisolid and nutrient-rich byproduct called sludge. The expansion in global population and industrial activity has turned the production... 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...
- Springer 2011; US$ 139.00
Radioactive waste (above all highly radioactive wastes from nuclear installations) caused by research, medicine and technology must be disposed of safely. However both the strategies disputed for the disposal of radioactive waste as well as concrete proposals for choosing a location for final waste disposal are highly debatable. An appropriate disposal... more...
- WIT Press 2012; US$ 258.00
The conference encourages the presentation of case studies, highlighting examples of good practices that can help to transfer knowledge between different partners across the world. The papers in this book are grouped in the following subject areas: Milita more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2006; US$ 149.95
This book seeks to provide an examination of the history and consequences of the atomic legacy of St. Louis and the Metro-East by appealing to historians, WWII enthusiasts, environmentalists, as well as individuals interested in domestic and international nuclear policy. Dating back to the beginning of the Atomic Age, 2.5 million cubic... 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 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...
- Springer 2012; US$ 129.00
Hundreds of studies have investigated public perceptions and preferences about nuclear power, waste management, and technology. However there is clear lack of uniformity in the style, aims and methods applied. Consequently, the body of results is inconsistent and it is difficult to isolate relevant patterns or interpretations. "Nuclear Waste Management,... more...
- Elsevier Science 1992; US$ 72.95
Research on issues relating to nuclear waste storage plays an important role in contributing to finding good solutions to a problem that concerns mankind's future, predicting the durability of engineered barriers and determining the kinetics of alteration processes. The latter is now one of the vital questions in the scientific community concerned... more...