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- Springer New York 2013; US$ 89.99
This book helps engineers and scientists to better understand contaminated sediment sites and to identify and design remedial approaches that are more efficient and effective. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 220.00
This book discusses the need for a regulated and informed forum for international trade in hazardous waste. The authors argue that with careful planning, health and ecological risks can be minimized and net economic benefits realized fairly. The book examines the key parameters that should be considered by potential trading nations to ensure an optimally... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1996; US$ 49.00
Technologies for hazardous waste destruction (including nuclear, hospital and chemical waste) based on thermal plasma processes: state of the art and perspectives. Economic and environmental aspects. Overview of plasma generating devices, diagnostics and modelling. Evaluations of co-products generations, heat and metal recovery, slag vitrification... more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2013; US$ 129.00
- CRC Press 2001; US$ 172.95
THE HAZARDOUS WASTE PERSPECTIVE Objectives Introduction Dawning of the Problem Early Efforts-What Worked/Didn't Work Topics for Review or Discussion References DEFINITION OF HAZARDOUS WASTE Objectives Introduction The Chemist The Life Scientist/Health Professional The Environmentalist The Legislator/Lawyer/Administrator/Diplomat Implementing the RCRA... more...