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  • Fundamentals of Air Pollution Engineeringby Richard C. Flagan; John H. Seinfeld

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 29.95

    Rigorous, thorough analysis, geared toward chemical and environmental engineering students, examines combustion, principles of aerosol behavior, theories of removal of particulate and gaseous pollutants from effluent streams, and pollution control strategies. 1988 edition. more...

  • Environmentally Friendly Production of Pulp and Paperby Pratima Bajpai

    Wiley 2011; US$ 118.00

    Implementing Cleaner Production in the pulp and paper industry The large?and still growing?pulp and paper industry is a capital- and resource-intensive industry that contributes to many environmental problems, including global warming, human toxicity, ecotoxicity, photochemical oxidation, acidification, nutrification, and solid wastes. This important... more...

  • Air Pollution and Human Healthby Lester B. Lave; Eugene P. Seskin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    Upon competition of a ten year research project which analyzes the effect of air pollution and death rates in US cities, Lester B. Lave and Eugene P. Seskin conclude that the mortality rate in the US could shrink by seven percent with a similar if not greater decline in disease incidence if industries followed EPA regulations in cutting back on certain... more...

  • Enforcing Pollution Control Lawsby Clifford S. Russell; Winston Harrington; William J. Vaughn

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    Economic models are used to show the extent of the difficulties involved in monitoring and enforcing pollution control laws on a continual basis. The authors make several recommendations for policy change. They also show that high rates of compliance can be achieved within tight budget constraints. Originally published in 1986 more...

  • Managing Water Qualityby Allen V. Kneese; Blair T. Bower

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95

    The analysis in this classic study ranges from basic economic and political theory to engineering and institutional practices, and encompasses case studies in England, France, and West Germany, as well as in the Ohio, Potomac, and Delaware river basins in the United States. Originally published in 1968 more...

  • Pollution Abatement Strategies in Central and Eastern Europeby Michael A. Toman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    Protecting environmental quality while pursuing economic development poses a particularly difficult challenge to the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, where political and economic systems are changing rapidly following decades of environmental neglect and economic mismanagement. Advanced industrial nations also face difficult decisions about... more...

  • Fossil Fuel Emissions Control Technologiesby Bruce G. Miller

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 130.00

    An expert guide to emission control technologies and applications, Fossil Fuels Emissions Control Technologies provides engineers with a guide to link emission control strategies to available technologies, allowing them to choose the technology that best suits their individual need.  This includes reduction technologies for Nitrogen Oxides, Sulfur... more...

  • Ukraine's Gas Arrears: Issues and Recommendationsby Amer Bisat

    International Monetary Fund 1996; US$ 5.00

    This paper discusses issues related to the gas arrears ?crisis? in Ukraine. It concludes that the problem, which can be traced to policy distortions, can be contained through an acceleration of structural reforms. The paper examines the nature of the contractual relations between Ukraine and its foreign suppliers; the role of the de facto government... more...

  • Finance & Development, December 1972by International Monetary Fund

    International Monetary Fund 1972; US$ 3.75

    This paper describes what the limits to growth are. The paper highlights that many critical variables in global society?particularly population and industrial production?have been growing at a constant percentage rate so that, by now, the absolute increase each year is extremely large. Such increases will become increasingly unmanageable unless deliberate... more...

  • Getting Energy Prices Right: From Principle to Practiceby Ian Parry; Dirk Heine; Eliza Lis

    International Monetary Fund 2014; US$ 14.00

    Energy taxes can produce substantial environmental and revenue benefits and are an important component of countries? fiscal systems. Although the principle that these taxes should reflect global warming, air pollution, road congestion, and other adverse environmental impacts of energy use is well established. more...