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- Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 48.00
The industrial might of the United States grew in the 1930s and flourished during the two world wars. As businesses large and small supplied the needs of the country, they discarded their wastes in landfills, pits, and waterways. It was an easy and inexpensive way to get rid of wastes before more were made. Waste dumping had not yet been linked with... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 25.95
From Chapter One: This book . . . begins with the ecosphere, the setting in which civilization has done its great?and terrible?deeds. Then it moves to a description of some of the damage we have done to the ecosphere?to the air, the water, the soil. However, by now such horror stories of environmental destruction are familiar, even tiresome. Much... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 125.00
Originally published in 1965, this case study of the beet sugar industry undertaken by George O. G. Lof and Allen V. Kneese illustrates the economic importance of water to industry. This study delves into the history and technology of the beet sugar industry to demonstrate the economic impact of the water environment and how water waste can be reduced... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 119.00
Anaerobic technology has become widely accepted by the environmental industry as a cost-effective alternative to the conventional aerobic process. This makes anaerobic process the favored green treatment technology for sustainable environment in years to come. Written by world-renowned authors, this compendium summarizes the successful full-scale application... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 89.95
The most comprehensive guide to environmental impact assesment and the only source with step-by-step procedures, Environmental Assessment tames the complexities of environmental law and makes planning, doing, and reporting easier. Unmatched in usefulness, Environmental Assessment provides practical procedures, guidelines, case studies, and context... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 95.00
Since the 1980s, and especially since the Rio Earth Summit in 1992, there has been a substantial extension in the adoption and use of Environmental Assessment (EA) procedures in developing countries and countries in transition (low and middle income countries). However, few existing texts in environmental assessment or development studies have reflected... more...
- J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. 2014; US$ 229.00
J. J. Keller's Environmental Compliance Manual is packed with easy-to-understand information on regulations, environmental related issues, and compliance. Covers a wide range of topics: Worker Right To Know, Hazardous materials, Underground storage tanks, HAZWOPER, Clean air, Clean water, Process Safety Management/Risk Management Plan, and much... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
The term Anthropocene denotes a new geological epoch characterized by the unprecedented impact of human activities on the Earth?s ecosystems. While the natural sciences have advanced their understanding of the drivers and processes of global change considerably over the last two decades, the social sciences lag behind in addressing the fundamental... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2016; US$ 45.00
Throughout the nineteenth century, cholera was a global scourge against human populations. Practitioners had little success in mitigating the symptoms of the disease, and its causes were bitterly disputed. What experts did agree on was that the environment played a crucial role in the sites where outbreaks occurred. In this book, Michael Zeheter offers... more...