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  • Biological Sludge Minimization and Biomaterials/Bioenergy Recovery Technologiesby Etienne Paul; Yu Liu

    Wiley 2012; US$ 115.00

    A comprehensive guide to sludge management, reuse, and disposal When wastewater is treated, reducing organic material to carbon dioxide, water, and bacterial cells—the cells are disposed of, producing a semisolid and nutrient-rich byproduct called sludge. The expansion in global population and industrial activity has turned the production... more...

  • Radioactive Wasteby Christian Streffer

    Springer 2011; US$ 139.00

    Radioactive waste (above all highly radioactive wastes from nuclear installations) caused by research, medicine and technology must be disposed of safely. However both the strategies disputed for the disposal of radioactive waste as well as concrete proposals for choosing a location for final waste disposal are highly debatable. An appropriate disposal... more...

  • Defence Sitesby C. Clark; C. A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2012; US$ 258.00

    The conference encourages the presentation of case studies, highlighting examples of good practices that can help to transfer knowledge between different partners across the world. The papers in this book are grouped in the following subject areas: Milita more...

  • e Disposal of Radioactive Wastes in the Metropolitan St. Louis Areaby Denise DeGarmo

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2006; US$ 149.95

    This book seeks to provide an examination of the history and consequences of the atomic legacy of St. Louis and the Metro-East by appealing to historians, WWII enthusiasts, environmentalists, as well as individuals interested in domestic and international nuclear policy. Dating back to the beginning of the “Atomic Age,” 2.5 million cubic... more...

  • Nuclear Waste Management and Legitimacyby Mats Andrén

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00

    Nuclear technology places special demands on society and both nuclear weapons and nuclear energy for peaceful purposes require a large measure of security and monitoring at the international level. This book focuses on nuclear waste management, which can work in democratic countries only if viewed as legitimate by the population. This book posits... more...

  • Not Here, Not There, Not Anywhereby Daniel J. Sherman

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    In 1979, provoked by the Three Mile Island nuclear accident, governors of states hosting disposal facilities for low-level radioactive waste (LLRW) refused to accept additional shipments. The resulting shortage of disposal sites for wastes spurred Congress to devolve responsibility for establishing new, geographically diffuse LLRW disposal sites to... more...

  • Nuclear Waste Management, Nuclear Power and Energy Choicesby Michael R Greenberg

    Springer 2012; US$ 129.00

    Hundreds of studies have investigated public perceptions and preferences about nuclear power, waste management, and technology. However there is clear lack of uniformity in the style, aims and methods applied. Consequently, the body of results is inconsistent and it is difficult to isolate relevant patterns or interpretations. "Nuclear Waste Management,... more...

  • Waste Disposal in Rockby R. Pusch

    Elsevier Science 1994; US$ 72.95

    This is an overview of all the important issues involved in selecting suitable sites, design and construction methods for preparing repositories for hazardous waste in crystalline rock. Most of the examples used refer to radioactive waste - this is a reflection of the experience of the author in this field as well as his belief that the same techniques... more...

  • Food Industry Wastesby Maria Kosseva; Colin Webb

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 129.95

    Food Industry Wastes: Assessment and Recuperation of Commodities presents emerging techniques and opportunities for the treatment of food wastes, the reduction of water footprint, and creating sustainable food systems. Written by a team of experts from around the world, this book provides a guide for implementing bioprocessing techniques. It also... more...

  • Coupled Processes Associated with Nuclear Waste Repositoriesby Chin-Fu Tsang

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Coupled Processes Associated with Nuclear Waste Repositories covers the proceedings of the 1985 International Symposium on Coupled Processes Associated with Nuclear Waste Repositories. The study of the behavior of geologic waste repositories is based on the coupled thermal, hydrologic, chemical, and mechanical processes that may occur in these systems.... more...