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  1. Municipal Solid Waste Management

    Processing - Energy Recovery - Global Examples

    By P. Jayarama Reddy

    One of the big challenges that today's growing cities are coping with is the delivery of effective and sustainable waste management, together with a good sanitation. This volume provides a comprehensive presentation and overall picture of municipal solid waste management, including waste generation...

    Published November 29th 2011 by CRC Press

  2. Manufactured Sites

    Rethinking the Post-Industrial Landscape

    Edited by Niall Kirkwood

    **This title was originally published in 2001. The version published in 2011 is a PB reprint of the original HB** Manufactured Sites focuses on the legacy of industrial production and pollutants on the contemporary landscape and their influence on new scientific research, innovative site...

    Published November 28th 2011 by Taylor & Francis

  3. Remediation Manual for Contaminated Sites

    By David L. Russell

    To ask the right question, one needs to have some idea of what the answer might be. So it is with remediation. There is no such thing as too much information when it comes to characterizing a site, as information can aid in selecting the best remediation options. Unfortunately, the collection of...

    Published October 5th 2011 by CRC Press

  4. Private Sector Involvement in Urban Solid Waste Collection

    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Sampson Oduro-Kwarteng

    The private sector involvement in public service is intended to achieve efficiency gain and better service quality through increasing private sector finance and expertise. However, these benefits are most often not achieved in developing countries due to investment risk of private finance, and...

    Published September 27th 2011 by CRC Press

  5. CO2 Storage in Carboniferous Formations and Abandoned Coal Mines

    Edited by Manchao He, Luis Ribeiro e Sousa, Derek Elsworth, Euripedes Vargas Jr.

    Underground geological storage of carbon dioxide (CO2) has considerable potential for mitigating climate change. CO2 can be safely injected and stored at well characterized and properly managed sites. Injecting carbon dioxide in deep geological formations can store it underground for long periods...

    Published September 15th 2011 by CRC Press

  6. Mercury Pollution

    A Transdisciplinary Treatment

    Edited by Sharon L. Zuber, Michael C. Newman

    How does mercury get out of the ground and into our food? Is tuna safe to eat? What was the Minamata Disaster? Mercury Pollution: A Transdisciplinary Treatment addresses these questions and more. The editors weave interdisciplinary threads into a tapestry that presents a more complete picture of...

    Published August 21st 2011 by CRC Press

  7. Small-Scale Cogeneration Handbook, Fourth Edition

    By Bernard F. Kolanowski

    Cogeneration can now turn up to 90% of the fuel burned into usable energy — compared to just 52% of the fuel typically burned in the local power plant and in a separate existing hot water heating system. The fully updated fourth edition of this comprehensive, bestselling reference provides a...

    Published July 27th 2011 by Fairmont Press

  8. Remediation of Former Manufactured Gas Plants and Other Coal-Tar Sites

    By Allen W. Hatheway

    Winner of the 2013 Claire P. Holdredge Awardee for Remediation of Former Manufactured Gas Plants and Other Coal-Tar Sites. This award, first established in 1962 by the Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists, is named in honor of Claire P. Holdredge, a founding member and...

    Published July 26th 2011 by CRC Press

  9. Effect of Algal Biofilm and Operational Conditions on Nitrogen Removal in Waste Stabilization Ponds

    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Mohammed Babu

    Discharge of nutrient rich wastewater causes eutrophication of surface water; therefore wastewater treatment before discharge is required. Wastewater stabilization ponds are low cost technology used by developing countries but not effective in nitrogen removal due to low nitrifier biomass in the...

    Published May 17th 2011 by CRC Press

  10. Industrial Composting

    Environmental Engineering and Facilities Management

    By Eliot Epstein

    The ultimate in recycling, composting has been in use in some form since ancient times. A well-managed composting facility should exist as a good neighbor contributing to ecology. However, since local populations often perceive risks if a composting facility is built nearby, composting facilities...

    Published February 7th 2011 by CRC Press