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The Re-Use of Contaminated Land: A Handbook of Risk Assessment

Handbook / Manual

By: T Cairney

219 pages, Figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | May 1995 | #41433 | ISBN: 0471948934
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NHBS Price: £215.00 $263/€242 approx

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Specifically written for those developers who reclaim contaminated land for productive re-use, and for regulators charged with ensuring that this recycling does not expose the public or the wider environment to unacceptable risks.


NEED FOR AND BASICS OF RISK ASSESSMENTS. The Need for Risk Assessments When Contaminated Land is Re-Used. Risk Assessment Methods. Hazard Identification. Pathway and Exposure Assessments. The Semi-Quantified Risk Assessment Approach. ASSESSING THE MORE IMPORTANT RISKS. Assessing the Risks of Surface Water Pollution. Groundwater Pollution Risk Assessment. Area-Wide Air Pollution Risks. Risks to Site Users from Gases and Vapours. Risk of Attack on Construction Materials. Risks to Plant Populations. Risks to Human Health. Conclusions. Appendices. References. Index.

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