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  • ISBN: 9780125435802
  • ISBN10: 0125435800

Contaminated Sites and Environmental Cleanup

by Page, G. William A Page

  • List Price: $79.95
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Academic Press
  • Publish date: 01/01/1997
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Description: Toxic chemicals contaminate land and groundwater on hundreds of thousands of sites in industrialized nations and in many economically developing countries. Past practices, as well as spills, leaks. and illegal disposal, have all contributed to this widely publicized problem. This book presents international policy approaches to prevent toxic contamination. to perform environmental cleanup of contaminated sites, and to redevelop these sites for productive uses. Focusing on experiences with contaminated sites in the United States and several countries in Western and Eastern Europe, Contaminated Sites and Environmental Cleanup demonstrates that policies to contend with contaminated lands have both intended and unintended consequences. The book will serve the needs of students and professionals in academia, industry, and government who are concerned with soil and groundwater contamination, remediation strategies, brownfield site redevelopment, and environmental policy making.
-- Compares and contrasts international experience with environmental cleanup and reuse of brownfield and other sites
-- Integrates scientific, engineering, public health, economic, political, legal, social, and policy issues
-- Offers approaches to solve problems of toxic contamination for particular reuse objectives
-- Covers an issue of great concern to neighborhood groups, businesses, environmental organizations, and governmental agencies
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