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New and Published Books

  1. Engineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management

    1. Environmental Deterioration and Contamination - Problems and their Management

    Edited by Katalin Gruiz, Tamas Meggyes, Eva Fenyvesi

    This is the first volume of the five-volume book series “Engineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management”, dealing with the following topics:• types and management of environmental deterioration, particularly pollution;• environmental toxicology as a versatile tool in monitoring and risk...

    Published August 7th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Recycling our Future

    A Global Strategy

    By Ranjit S. Baxi

    Every day every one of us contributes to the waste problem but, despite being a part of our lives, waste is poorly understood, even by those who should know better. We live in a throw-away society and yet what is discarded is a vital raw material and ingredient being traded as a valuable commodity...

    Published July 7th 2014 by Whittles Publishing

  3. Ecotoxicology

    Effects of Pollutants on the Natural Environment

    By Colin Walker

    Chemical Warfare in Nature Pesticides and other industrial chemicals are at the root of many pollution problems. In view of the toxic effects of industrial chemicals found in the water, soil, and air, Ecotoxicology: Effects of Pollutants on the Natural Environment considers the impact of chemicals...

    Published May 6th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Sulfate Reduction for Remediation of Gypsiferous Soils and Solid Wastes

    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Pimluck Kijjanapanich

    Construction and demolition debris (CDD) and gypsiferous soils contain elevated concentrations of sulfate which can cause several environmental and agricultural problems. Reduction of the sulfate content of CDD and gypsiferous soils is an option to overcome these problems. This study aimed to...

    Published March 18th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Healthcare Hazard Control and Safety Management, Third Edition

    By James T. Tweedy

    Comprehensive in scope, this totally revamped edition of a bestseller is the ideal desk reference for anyone tasked with hazard control and safety management in the healthcare industry. Presented in an easy-to-read format, Healthcare Hazard Control and Safety Management, Third Edition examines...

    Published March 11th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Waste Management Practices

    Municipal, Hazardous, and Industrial, Second Edition

    By John Pichtel

    Waste Management Practices: Municipal, Hazardous, and Industrial, Second Edition addresses the three main categories of wastes (hazardous, municipal, and "special" wastes) covered under federal regulation outlined in the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), an established...

    Published February 25th 2014 by CRC Press

  7. The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Disaster

    Investigating the Myth and Reality

    By The Independent Investigation on the Fukushima Nuclear Accident

    When the Nuclear Safety Commission in Japan reviewed safety-design guidelines for nuclear plants in 1990, the regulatory agency explicitly ruled out the need to consider prolonged AC power loss. In other words, nothing like the catastrophe at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station was...

    Published February 20th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Heavy Metal Contamination of Water and Soil

    Analysis, Assessment, and Remediation Strategies

    Edited by Elham Asrari

    Although adverse health effects of heavy metals have been known for a long time, exposure to heavy metals continues and is even increasing in some areas. Remediating heavy metal contaminated soils and water is necessary to reduce the associated health and ecological risks, make the land resource...

    Published February 5th 2014 by Apple Academic Press

  9. Sustainable Water and Sanitation Services

    The Life-Cycle Cost Approach to Planning and Management

    By Livelihoods & Natural Resource Management Institute, Irc International Water & Sanitation Centre, Centre for Economic and Social Studies, Watershed Support Services & Activities Network

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    Based on the work of the WASHCost project run by the IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre (IRC), this book provides an evaluation of the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sectors in the context of developing countries and is the first systematic study of applying the...

    Published December 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Aluminum Recycling, Second Edition

    By Mark E. Schlesinger

    What makes this book unique is a specific focus on aluminum recovery, rather than just recycling in general. It also offers an integrated discussion of scrap recovery and re-melting operations and includes economic as well as technical elements of recycling. Important topics include a discussion of...

    Published December 20th 2013 by CRC Press