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Science, Information, and Policy Interface for Effective Coastal and Ocean Management

Bertrum H. MacDonald, Suzuette S. Soomai, Elizabeth M. De Santo, Peter G. Wells
February 12, 2018

This book provides a timely analysis of the role that information—particularly scientific information—plays in the policy-making and decision-making processes in coastal and ocean management. It includes contributions from global experts in marine environmental science, marine policy, fisheries,...

Principles and Practices of Aquatic Law

John Robert Fletemeyer
February 07, 2018

This book presents the best practices and principles related to aquatic law and risk management. Its focus is injury and death occurring in aquatic environments including the ocean, pools, water parks, canals, rivers, lakes, dams, etc. It discusses the importance of aquatic risk management as it...

Manufactured Gas Plant Remediation: A Case Study

Allen W. Hatheway, Thomas B. Speight
December 26, 2017

The assessment, remediation, and redevelopment of manufactured gas plant (MGP) sites pose a significant technical and financial challenge to successor property owners, including municipalities and other public entities undertaking brownfields revitalization, and to their consulting environmental...

National Environmental Policy (NEPA) Process

K.S. Murthy
November 29, 2017

This book is mainly about the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 and the process for its implementation. This is most often called the �NEPA process�. The need for this book arises because, although the awareness for faithful implementation of NEPA has now matured, the method of NEPA...

Regulatory Management: A Guide To Conducting Environmental Affairs and Minimizing Liability

James T. Egan
November 29, 2017

Regulatory Management: A Guide to Conducting Environmental Affairs and Minimizing Liability emphasizes the importance of establishing a proactive approach to permit negotiation and compliance. This book is an important guide to conducting environmental affairs and minimizing liability. This book is...

Toxic Torts Deskbook

M. Stuart Madden
November 29, 2017

Toxic Torts Deskbook is a concise, readable text covering the fastest-growing area of tort and personal injury litigation.Toxic tort suits involve claims arising from exposure to products ranging from pesticides to industrial solvents, manufacturing waste, and asbestos and present unique questions...

Insider's Guide to Environmental Negotiation

Dale Gorczynski
November 29, 2017

A one-of-a-kind book that provides winning strategies from both corporate and environmentalist points of viewInsider's Guide to Environmental Negotiation reflects the author's more than 10 years of experience in environmental negotiation and reveals secrets previously known only to insiders...

Universal Design: Principles and Models

Roberta Null
November 22, 2017

As the baby boom generation ages, it is crucial that designers understand all they can about bringing this group, as well as all others, design that will offer function, aesthetics, and quality of life. Full of examples and illustrated with pictures of good design, Universal Design: Principles and...

Environmental Policy and Public Health, Second Edition

Barry L. Johnson, Maureen Y. Lichtveld
October 26, 2017

As with the first edition, this second edition describes how environmental health policies are developed, the statutes and other policies that have evolved to address public health concerns associated with specific environmental hazards, and the public health foundations of the policies. It lays...

Contractor Health and Safety Compliance for Small to Medium-Sized Construction Companies

Zakari Mustapha, Clinton Aigbavboa, Wellington Thwala
October 24, 2017

This book explores the formation of small and medium-sized construction company's (SME) compliance with health and safety issues in developing countries. Little has been written about the formation of SME contractors' health and safety compliance for developing countries, especially, in the...

The Social Effects of Global Trade

Joy Murray, Arunima Malik, Arne Geschke
October 16, 2017

The inclusion of qualitative social data into global environmental and economic input-output (IO) models remained illusive for many years. It was not until around 2013 that researchers found ways to include data, for example, on poverty, inequality, and worker safety, into IO models capable of...

Handbook of Chemical Regulations: Benchmarking, Implementation, and Engineering Concepts

Martha J. Boss, Brad Boss, Cybil Boss, Dennis W. Day
September 30, 2017

The first book of its kind, Handbook of Chemical Regulations: Benchmarking, Implementation, and Engineering Concepts introduces the concept of global harmonization and interlinks between regulations and examines the reasons behind major requirements for chemical manufacture, article production, and...

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