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Environmental Management Handbook: Toxic Chemical Materials and Wastes

December 22, 1988

Explores scientific and regulatory issues within the framework of a program for the management of toxic substances. Covers all major elements of toxic handling and treatment/disposal. Includes listings of government agency contacts, hotline, reporting, and regulated toxics. Intended for environmenta...

Atomization and Sprays

Arthur Lefebvre
December 01, 1988

Atomization and Sprays examines the atomization of liquids and characteristics of sprays. It explains the physical processes of atomization as well as guidelines for designing atomizers. In addition, it demonstrates how the importance of the size and velocity of a particle contributes to improved...

Petroleum Contaminated Soils, Volume I: Remediation Techniques, Environmental Fate, and Risk Assessment

Paul T. Kostecki
November 30, 1988

These three volumes provide valuable information to help bring rational and scientifically feasible solutions to petroleum contaminated soils. State-of-the-art information on both technical and regulatory issues is covered, including environmental fate, health effects, risk assessment and remedial...

The Chernobyl Accident and its Implications for the United Kingdom: Watt Committee: report no 19

N. Worley, J. Lewins
September 20, 1988

Published on behalf of The Watt Committee on Energy...

Effective Writing Strategies for Engineers and Scientists

Donald C. Woolston
June 30, 1988

This easy-to-read, concise book is filled with examples, hints, reminders and reviews designed to help engineers and scientists develop effective writing skills. Use the book to learn to write better reports, memos, and journal articles and keep it close at hand when you have questions about...

Handbook of Hazardous Waste Management for Small Quantity Generators

Russell W. Phifer
March 23, 1988

Special features of this book include: practical "how to" instructions, state/federal regulations-plus overview, lab waste management, interpretations of regulations, enforcement, generator checklist, and complete coverage. This handbook is an excellent resource for hazardous waste managers, safety...

Remedial Technologies for Leaking Underground Storage Tanks

February 01, 1988

This new work describes the state-of-the-art of remedial technologies for petroleum contaminated soils and impacted ground water-13 feasible methods and their basic elements, along with discussion of the factors to consider when selecting the method(s) to use-and their implementation. It presents a...

Environmental Geotechnics and Problematic Soils and Rocks

A.S. Balasubramaniam, D.T. Bergado, S. Chandra, Prinya Nutalaya
January 01, 1988


Low-Level Radioactive Waste Regulation-Science, Politics and Fear

Michael Burns
December 01, 1987

A crisis awaits the states without adequate Low-Level Radioactive Waste (LLRW) disposal capacity, and states now struggling to comply with U.S. National Policy-widely believed unworkable. Some states may find that they are unable to dispose of the LLRW they generate! Long underestimated-or...

Wastes in Marine Environments

Office Tec
December 01, 1987

Where can we dispose of our waste is a issue virtually every community and industry in the country must face. For years, this often meant disposing of large amounts of waste materials in the Nation's marine environment. A broad assessment of waste disposal in marine environments, this book...

Metals Speciation Separation and Recovery, Volume I

James W. Patterson
July 05, 1987

This comprehensive book covers metals chemistry, separation chemistry, and metals separation processes. State-of-the-art papers give new and recent developments and future research needs....

Underground Storage System

H. Kendall Wilcox
July 01, 1987

Here is the first book to deal with underground storage tanks and pipes-designed for beneficial use by anyone involved with leak detection and monitoring of underground storage systems. Underground Storage Systems gives a complete overview of how to detect a release, what equipment is required-and...