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Pollution Control and Waste Management in Developing Countries

Edited By: RW'O Okot-Uma

461 pages, Figs

Commonwealth Secretariat

Paperback | Jan 2000 | #132846 | ISBN: 0850925576
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A comprehensive, practical view of environmental management, focusing on pollution control and waste management. It records the experience gained through Commonwealth Secretariat regional seminars conducted in Africa over several years. It deals with the following subjects, using real examples to illustrate points made: air pollution; coastal and marine pollution; managing domestic, industrial, mining, biomedical, nuclear and radioactive waste; solid waste reuse and recycling; bioremediation; microbiological assessment and monitoring of pollutants; laboratory waste management; moving hazardous waste trans-nationally; best practice for building a distributed waste network. The book should be useful to policy-makers and non-governmental organizations, as well as to the academic and research world.

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