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  • The World Aluminum Industry in a Changing Energy Eraby Merton J. Peck

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    As a heavy user of electricity the primary aluminium smelting industry is a leading example of the effects of variations in energy costs. This title tells the story that with the rise in energy costs, three regions?Japan, the United States, and Western Europe ?have become high-cost locations for primary aluminium production relative to three other... more...

  • Regional Residuals Environmental Quality Management Modelingby Blair T. Bower

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 85.00

    Originally published in 1977, this title provides an overview of regional residuals-environmental quality management (REQM). Edited by Blair T. Bower, this volume offers insights on the analytical problems faced in developing useful information for societal decisions on REQM. It is a valuable resource for policy makers and students interested in environmental... more...

  • Saving Water in a Desert Cityby William E. Martin; Helen M. Ingram; Nancy K. Laney; Adrian H. Griffin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 105.00

    This book was stimulated by and sets out to analyse a political battle over water pricing by a municipal system. Originally published in 1984, this title provides improved methods for demand function estimation where block rates are involved, suggests procedures for rational pricing of municipal water, and explains how politics can dominate when real... more...

  • Making National Energy Policyby Hans H. Landsberg

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 105.00

    What we call the nation?s energy policy attempts to give direction to the production, use, transportation, and distribution of energy to help achieve an array of societal goals in the most compatible ways. In this title, originally published in 1993, noted analysts provide insight into complex policy issues of significant importance. Among the topics... more...

  • The Mining Lawby John D. Leshy

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 195.00

    Originally published in 1987, John D. Leshy presents this scholarly study of the 1872 Mining Law as a legal treatise and history of mining in the West from the point of view of mineral exploration and production. This mining law governed the United States mining practice yet had never been changed. The Mining Law attempts to highlight the role of... more...

  • The Economics of U.S. Nonindustrial Private Forestsby Marion Clawson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 170.00

    The nonindustrial private forests are a large and valuable national resource and the best possible understanding of their characteristics, capabilities, and potentials is useful for the formation of national policy on natural resources. In this title, originally published in 1979, Marion Clawson presents an informative description and analysis of... more...

  • Analyzing Natural Systemsby Daniel J. Basta; Blair T. Bower

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 73.95

    This report was undertaken on local, regional, state and federal levels in the United States to analyse the impact residuals have on environmental quality and to emphasise the need for Residuals- Environmental quality management (REQM). Originally published in 1982, this study brings together information on approaches for analysing natural systems... more...

  • U.S.-Japanese Agricultural Trade Relationsby Emery N. Castle; Kenzo Hemmi; Sally A. Skillings

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 170.00

    First published in 1982, the editors and authors of this book examine the United States? 1973 embargo on the export of soybeans and its effects on U.S.-Japanese relations. Although eventually shipment of soybeans to Japan resumed, the embargo temporarily soured the friendly relations of the two democracies. This book, prepared by a group of Japanese... more...

  • The Management of Schistosomiasisby Patricia L. Rosenfield

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 105.00

    One of the major considerations of any environmental resource project must be the effect on human well-being; originally published in 1979, this study aims to deal specifically with the transmission of Schistosomiasis as a human environmental impact. Due to its relationship with water, Schistosomiasis transmission areas can be spread or aggravated... more...

  • Household Energy and the Poor in the Third Worldby Elizabeth Cecelski; Joy Dunkerley; William Ramsay

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 105.00

    This volume originated as a report given to the World Bank in 1978 on the household energy consumption of both the urban and rural poor in developing countries. Originally published in 1979, this title supplies alternatives for meeting the domestic energy needs of the poor in developing countries and looks at the results of experiments in introducing... more...