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  • Industrial Disasters, Toxic Waste, and Community Impactby Francis O. Adeola

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 44.99

    In the post-World War II period, modern societies have developed numerous heterogeneous synthetic organic compounds released into the environment and human habitats. This book addresses the threats posed by these contaminants and other hazardous wastes to human health and the health of other species in the environment. 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...

  • Wiley's Remediation Technologies Handbookby Jay H. Lehr; John Wiley & Sons Ltd

    Wiley 2004; US$ 251.00

    Wiley's Remediation Technologies Handbook: Major Contaminant Chemicals and Chemical Groups , extracted from the Enviroglobe database, consists of 368 chemicals and chemical groups. This book lists in alphabetical order these chemical and chemical groups along with the numerous technologies, many of which are patented, or trademarked techniques, to... more...

  • Physicochemical Treatment of Hazardous Wastesby Walter Z. Tang

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 220.00

    This book examines the treatability of hazardous wastes by different physicochemical treatment processes according to the Quantitative Structure and Activity Relationship (QSAR) between kinetic rate constants and molecular descriptors. The author explores how to use these models to select treatment processes according to the molecular structure of... more...

  • Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Manualby Brian J. Gallant

    Wiley 2006; US$ 114.00

    Field technicians and emergency response personnel are often faced with the dangers of flammable, combustible, and chemically unstable materials. Although there are numerous procedures set forth by regulatory agencies like the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the National Institute... more...

  • Hazardous and Radioactive Waste Treatment Technologies Handbookby Chang H. Oh

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 199.95

    Many books have been written on hazardous waste and nuclear waste separately, but none have combined the two subjects into one single-volume resource. Hazardous and Radioactive Waste Treatment Technologies Handbook covers the technologies, characteristics, and regulation of both hazardous chemical wastes and radioactive wastes. It provides an overview... more...

  • Hazardous Industrial Waste Treatmentby Lawrence K. Wang; Yung-Tse Hung; Howard H. Lo; Constantine Yapijakis

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 164.95

    Increasing demand on industrial capacity has, as an unintended consequence, produced an accompanying increase in harmful and hazardous wastes. Derived from the second edition of the popular Handbook of Industrial and Hazardous Wastes Treatment, Hazardous Industrial Waste Treatment outlines the fundamentals and latest developments in hazardous waste... more...

  • Engineering The Risks of Hazardous Wastesby Daniel Vallero

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 124.00

    Many engineers, from the chemical and process industries, waste treatment system management and design to the clean-up of contaminated sites, are engaged in careers that address hazardous wastes. However, no single book is available that explains how to manage the risks of those wastes. At best it is dealt with in diverse sections of books on the... more...

  • Handbook of Complex Environmental Remediation Problemsby Jay Lehr; Marve Hyman; Tyler Gass; William Seevers

    McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 109.95

    A-Z guide to hazardous waste clean-up Offering the time-saving guidance of leading specialists in the field, Handbook of Complex Environmental Remediation Problems introduces you to today's best methods of cleaning up hazardous waste. This comprehensive tool from Jay Lehr, Marve Hyman, Tyler Gass and William Seevers gives you a comprehensive... more...

  • Fruit of the Orchardby Phyllis Glazer; Roy Flukinger; Eugene Hargrove

    University of North Texas Press 2006; US$ 23.96

    In 1982, a toxic waste facility in the Piney Woods in Winona, Texas started causing cancer and birth defects in both humans and animals. Outraged by what she saw, Phyllis Glazer founded Mothers Organized to Stop Environmental Sins (MOSES) and worked tirelessly to publicize the problems in Winona. Here, she describes the history of Winona. more...