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Basic Concepts in Environmental Management

1st Edition

By Kenneth M. Mackenthun

CRC Press

152 pages

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Description

Environmental professionals are (and will continue to be) under increased pressure to become more knowledgeable of environmental management issues.

Basic Concepts in Environmental Management fulfills the long-standing need for fundamental knowledge-especially concerning government regulations on environmental and natural resource protection.

As a leading environmental professional and consultant since the 1940s, Kenneth M. Mackenthun offers a unique perspective on the breadth, scope, and ever-constant change in environmental legislation at the federal, state, and local levels… and what those guidelines signify for industry and citizens alike.

By maintaining an awareness of existing and forthcoming laws, environmentalists can substantially enhance their career potential-and be in a better position to protect the land, air, and sea. The starting point for that knowledge: Basic Concepts in Environmental Management.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Fundamentals

Assessments and Impacts

Water

Air

Land

Toxic and Hazardous Materials and Wastes

Other Environmental Laws

Compliance

Ecosystem Recovery

Pollution Prevention

Review Questions and Answers

Safety and Precautions

Affected Environments

The Environmental Career

About the Author

Mackenthun, Kenneth M.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW034000
LAW / Environmental
TEC010000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General