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In Whose Backyard, Whose Risk , environmental lawyer, professor, and commentator Michael B. Gerrard tackles the thorny issue of how and where to dispose of hazardous and radioactive waste. Gerrard, who has represented dozens of municipalities and community groups…

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"Libraries with large environmental collections will want this unique introduction to a multidisciplinary and popular topic. It includes more than 1,600 sources of information: reference books, periodicals, reports, proceedings, databases, libraries,…

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Environmentalists often perceive the risk management approach to environmental and public health policy as a tool to block regulation of industrial pollution. In contrast, this book presents six case studies which provide examples of how federal risk-based…

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Contaminated sites and facilities may pose significant risks to the local populations because of the potential health and environmental effects associated with environmental contamination problems. Also affected are property owners and financiers due to reduced…

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Biological treatment, new designs for waste sites, computer models of pollution situations, and the latest in lining and other containment options are covered in this volume. It also discusses techniques for discovering and identifying sources of contamination.

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The virtual inability to open new hazardous waste management facilities in Canada and the United States stems directly from a form of community opposition so common and vehement that it is commonly identified as a syndrome: Not In My Back Yard (or NIMBY). Whether…

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Strategies of Industrial and Hazardous Waste Management by Nelson L. Nemerow and Frank J. Agardy For years, plant engineers, engineering professors, municipal engineers, EPA personnel, and other professionals have relied on the expertise of these authors in the…

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Focuses on remediation technologies for soils and sediments, waste minimization and management technologies, and radioactive and mixed-waste management. Describes the use of bacteria in controlling the migration of heavy metals in soils and water. Includes…

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Since the 1960s and 70s, a wave of environmental awareness has swept the United States. News reports of oil spills, DDT damage to wildlife, and the nuclear near-disaster at Three Mile Island have, along with other incidents, contributed to a widespread distrust…

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The articles in this collection describe characterization and monitoring methods for measuring, tracking, and evaluating the biological degradation of environmental contaminants. Included are discussions of methods for monitoring petroleum hydrocarbon…

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A major contribution to the environmental policy debate, this is the first book to examine the legal, technical, and planning initiatives employed in Europe to avoid land disposal of toxic waste. Although largely ignored in the U.S. until now, safer alternatives…

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This work explores the promise of pollution prevention in contributing to sustainable development, and acknowledges the difficulty of translating national policy into enterprise-level action. After presenting an overview of pollution prevention theory and…