Agriculture & Environmental Sciences
Managing Environmental Pollution
Author: Andrew Farmer
Master eBook ISBN10 : 0-203-44011-0
Master eBook ISBN13 : 978-0-203-44011-7
No of pages : 264
eBook Price : $67.95
Originally Published : 27 Nov 1997
Managing Environmental Pollution presents a comprehensive introduction to the nature of pollution, its impacts on the environment, and the practical options and regulatory frameworks for pollution control. Sources of pollution, regulatory controls - including the role of authorities and precautionary and polluter pays principles - technological solutions, management and mitigation techniques and assessment tools, are examined in each key area: air, freshwater, and marine pollution, contaminated land and radioactive substances. Illustrated with a wide range of global case studies this book offers an invaluable up-to-date guide to both the principles and practice of pollution management.
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''The recommended readings are well chosen, while the case histories are well crafted and apposite...However, I would strongly recommend that it be part of the pollution manager''s library.'' :I Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, Vol 42, No.1, 1999
'' Unique in providing a broad overview of how a wide range of pollution problems can be managed, and how real problems have developed or have been dealt with. - Progress in Environmental Science