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Environmental Technology Handbook

Series: Applied Energy Technology

By: James G Speight

352 pages, B/w photos, line drawings

Taylor & Francis

Hardback | Dec 2000 | Edition: 2 | #110855 | ISBN: 1560328924
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This handy guide covers the many issues that are related to ecosystems, as well as to pollutant mitigation and clean-up. Providing an introductory overview of the various aspects of environmental technology, it covers such topics as the resources which can pose pollution problems, ecosystems, waste management, and the regulations that focus on waste streams.


Part I 1. History, Definitions and Terminology 2. Resources and Resouce Utilization Part II Ecosystems 3. Land Systems 4. Water Systems 5. The Atmosphere Part III Chemical Waste and Waste Management 6. Chemical Waste 7. Chemical Waste Management and Biodegredation of Waste 8. Physical and Thermal Methods of Waste Management 9. Waste Recycling and Disposal 10. Sources and Effects of Gaseous Emissions 11. Control of Gaseous Emissions Part IV Regulation and the Future 12. Environmental Regulations

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