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Environmental consulting fundamentals : investigation, remediation, and brownfields redevelopment

Author: Benjamin Alter
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, [2020]. ©2020
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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This bookis a primer for those interested in a career in this dynamic, multidisciplinary field as well as a handy reference for practicing consultants. Combining theory and practice advice into a concise, readable format, the book is an accessible introduction to the types of projects you will encounter as an environmental consultant and lays the groundwork for what you'll need to know in this challenging and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Alter
ISBN: 9780429464379 0429464371 9780429875427 0429875428 9780429875434 0429875436 9780429875441 0429875444
OCLC Number: 1104835856
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Section I Environmental Consulting: A Perspective1. What Is Environmental Consulting?2. Environmental Projects: The Technical Side and the Business Side3. Framework of Environmental Regulations4. Environmental Chemistry5. Fate and Transport in the Subsurface6. Environmental Due Diligence7. Site InvestigationsSection II Site Investigations and Remediations8. Remedial Investigations and Remedial Design9. Remedial Actions10. Vapor Intrusion Investigation and MitigationSection III Land Development and Redevelopment11. Brownfields12. Ecological Investigation, Protection, and Restoration13. Environmental Impact Assessment and Mitigation14. Drinking Water Testing and MitigationSection IV Indoor Environmental Concerns15. Asbestos Identification and Abatement16. Lead-Based Paint Surveying and Abatement17. Indoor Air Quality Investigation and Mitigation18. Radon Investigation and Mitigation19. Mold Investigation and MitigationAppendix A: List of AbbreviationsAppendix B: State Environmental Departments
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This bookis a primer for those interested in a career in this dynamic, multidisciplinary field as well as a handy reference for practicing consultants. Combining theory and practice advice into a concise, readable format, the book is an accessible introduction to the types of projects you will encounter as an environmental consultant and lays the groundwork for what you'll need to know in this challenging and rewarding profession. Also available with this book, under the Additional Resourcs tab, are PowerPoint lectures that correspond with each chapter. New in the Second Edition Covers the latest environmental issues, including emerging contaminants, and the latest technological advances in environmental investigation and remediation New chapters dedicated to vapor intrusion investigation and mitigation and to Brownfields redevelopment and project financing. An expanded chapter describing the staffing, budgeting, and execution of environmental projects. Descriptions of the remediation processes under RCRA and Superfund Descriptions on how each chapter's subject matter applies to the job of the environmental consultant. Dozens of new figures, photographs, and tables designed to enhance the reader's understanding of the subject matter. Problems and questions to be used for homework assignments or classroom discussions.

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