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Environments at Risk: Case Histories of Impact Assessment

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By: D Ellis

329 pages, B/w photos, maps, tabs


Paperback | Dec 1989 | #5395 | ISBN: 3540511806
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Covers studies from around the world.


Contents: Introduction: Working Concepts.- Assessments: Construction - Hell's Gate (Canada). Chemicals - Minamata (Japan). Mining - Island Copper (Canada). Organic Chemicals, Pulp and Paper - Annat Point (Scotland). Sewage - Victoria (Canada). Spills - AMOCO CADIZ (France), Bhopal (India), Chernobyl (USSR). Multiple and Dispersed Impacts - Acid Rain (USA/Canada), the Thames Estuary (England).- Reducing Risk: Environmental Audits - Marcopper Mining Corp. (The Philippines), Bougainville Copper Mine (Papua New Guinea). Permitting and Regulating - Quartz Hill Molybdenum Mine (Alaska), Yabulu Nickel Refinery (Australia). Fact-Finding and Social Input - a Public Hearing (Mining, Canada) and a Multinational AGM (Rio Tinto Zinc, England).- Self-Help: Issues.- References.- Subject Index.

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