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Environmental Pollution and Control.

Author: J Jeffrey Peirce; P Aarne Vesilind; Ruth Weiner
Publisher: Burlington : Elsevier, 1997.
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Complex environmental problems are often reduced to an inappropriate level of simplicity. While this book does not seek to present a comprehensive scientific and technical coverage of all aspects of the subject matter, it makes the issues, ideas, and language of environmental engineering accessible and understandable to the nontechnical reader. Improvements introduced in the fourth edition include a complete rewrite  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Jeffrey Peirce; P Aarne Vesilind; Ruth Weiner
ISBN: 9780080531113 0080531113
OCLC Number: 437191108
Description: 1 online resource (409 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Environmental Pollution and Control; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1. Pollution and Environmental Ethics; Chapter 2. Environmental Risk Analysis; Chapter 3. Water Pollution; Chapter 4. Measurement of Water Quality; Chapter 5. Water Supply; Chapter 6. Water Treatment; Chapter 7. Collection of Wastewater; Chapter 8. Wastewater Treatment; Chapter 9. Sludge Treatment, Utilization, and Disposal; Chapter 10. Nonpoint Source Water Pollution; Chapter 11. Water Pollution Law and Regulations; Chapter 12. Solid Waste; Chapter 13. Solid Waste Disposal. Chapter 14. Reuse, Recycling, and RecoveryChapter 15. Hazardous Waste; Chapter 16. Radioactive Waste; Chapter 17. Solid, Hazardous, and Radioactive Waste Law and Regulations; Chapter 18. Air Pollution; Chapter 19. Meteorology and Air Pollution; Chapter 20. Measurement of Air Quality; Chapter 21. Air Pollution Control; Chapter 22. Air Pollution Law and Regulations; Chapter 23. Noise Pollution and Control; Chapter 24. Environmental Impact and Economi.

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Complex environmental problems are often reduced to an inappropriate level of simplicity. While this book does not seek to present a comprehensive scientific and technical coverage of all aspects of the subject matter, it makes the issues, ideas, and language of environmental engineering accessible and understandable to the nontechnical reader. Improvements introduced in the fourth edition include a complete rewrite of the chapters dealing with risk assessment and ethics, the introduction of new theories of radiation damage, inclusion of environmental disasters like Chernobyl and Bhopal, and g.

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