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  • Sustainable Remediation of Contaminated Sitesby Krishna Reddy; Jeffrey Adams

    Momentum Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    This book presents a holistic approach to remediation that considers ancillary environmental impacts and aims to optimize net effects to the environment. It addresses a broad range of environmental, social, and economic impacts during all remediation phases, and achieves remedial goals through more efficient, sustainable strategies that conserve... more...

  • Environmental Remediation of Uranium Production Facilitiesby OECD Publishing; Nuclear Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 117.00

    Environmental remediation activities in uranium mines and mills have become increasingly important in the last few decades due to the large number of facilities which have been taken out of operation, the growing interest in remediating previously abandoned sites and the increasingly strict environmental regulations that are being put in place. Remediation... more...

  • Waste Not Want Notby Robert Allen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    No-one wants toxic waste dumped in their back yard. Dioxins and furans from incinerators, dangerous chemicals leaching from landfill sites and the apparently random dumping of nuclear waste are all clear threats to our health and lives. In fact any waste not properly dealt with can become dangerous - yet industry and state seem to collude recklessly... more...

  • Hazardous Waste Handbookby John Lippitt; Paul Webb; William Martin

    Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 83.95

    Hazardous Waste Handbook 3E offers a straightforward approach to protecting workers who clean up the nation's hazardous waste sites and chemical spills. Supervisors and site inspectors will find this handbook very useful in answering occupational health questions at the work site. The manual covers such topics as site characterization, air monitoring,... more...

  • Toxic Burnby Thomas Shevory

    University of Minnesota Press 2007; US$ 60.00

    Toxic Burn is a gripping account of the activist movement against the imposing WTI incinerator in the rust belt town of East Liverpool, Ohio. Thomas Shevory tells the story of building, maintaining, and resisting the incinerator and shows that the actions of determined citizens are essential to developing new environmental models and saving the lives... more...

  • Methods and Techniques for Cleaning-up Contaminated Sitesby Michael D. Annable; Maria Teodorescu; Petr Hlavinek; Ludo Diels

    Springer 2008; US$ 219.00

    Soil and groundwater pollution caused by contaminants including petroleum hydrocarbons, represents a serious threat to the environment in NATO and NATO Partner countries. Solutions are needed that represent practical alternatives to costly remedial strategies yet still yield benefits to site managers. This publication comprises the presentations made... more...

  • Polychlorinated Biphenyls: Human Health Aspectsby Obaid M. Faroon

    World Health Organization 2003; US$ 21.00

    This book evaluates the effects of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) on human health. PCBs are synthetic chlorinated hydrocarbon compounds that have been produced and used in plasticizers surface coatings inks dielectric fluids and so on. Since PCBs accumulate in the food-chain and persist in the environment they are designated by the Stockholm Convention... more...

  • Hazardous Wastes, Industrial Disasters, and Environmental Health Risksby Francis O. Adeola

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 110.00

    The sociology of hazardous waste, risk, and disasters is a relatively new discipline with an increasing volume of empirical research by scholars. Francis O. Adeola focuses this book on hazardous and toxic wastes releases, industrial toxic disasters, contamination of communities and the environment, and the subsequent adverse health effects among exposed... more...

  • Hazardous Material (HAZMAT) Life Cycle Managementby Robert Jaffin

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 104.95

    It is well known that fluorescent light bulbs and consumer appliances such as televisions, computers, and monitors contain mercury, dangerous chemicals, and other harmful components. The existing literature on hazardous materials addresses the risks attached to specific materials and emphasizes compliance and personal protective equipment (PPE)?but... more...