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2nd Edition

Environmental Engineers' Handbook

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ISBN 9780849399718
Published August 29, 1997 by CRC Press
1454 Pages

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Book Description

Protecting the global environment is a single-minded goal for all of us. Environmental engineers take this goal to task, meeting the needs of society with technical innovations. Revised, expanded, and fully updated to meet the needs of today's engineer working in industry or the public sector, the Environmental Engineers' Handbook, Second Edition is a single source of current information. It covers in depth the interrelated factors and principles that affect our environment and how we have dealt with them in the past, are dealing with them today, and how we will deal with them in the future. This stellar reference addresses the ongoing global transition in cleaning up the remains of abandoned technology, the prevention of pollution created by existing technology, and the design of future zero emission technology.

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Table of Contents

Environmental Laws and Regulations. Environmental Impact Assessment. Pollution Prevention in Chemical Manufacturing. Standards. Air Pollution. Noise Pollution. Wastewater Treatment. Removing Specific Water Contaminants. Groundwater and Surface Water Pollution. Solid Waste. Hazardous Waste.

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"Beginning with a refreshing environmental philosophy in the preface, its strengths include an excellent section on environmental assessment, a pollution prevention section that a chemical engineer would appreciate, sound fundamentals of solid waste, detailed hydrology/groundwater pollution topics, and nearly 500 pages dedicated to wastewater... Overall, important and useful for any engineer and engineering student, and readable enough for anyone who is interested in environmental technology."
-B. Bero, Choice