Environmental Pollution Control: Technical, Economic and Legal Aspects, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Environmental Pollution Control

Technical, Economic and Legal Aspects, 1st Edition

Edited by Allan D. McKnight, Pauline K. Marstrand, T. Craig Sinclair


320 pages

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Hardback: 9780367362768
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Originally published in 1974 this volume brings together contributions from lawyers, a nuclear physicist, a landscape architect, biologist, engineers and a former Inspector of the International Atomic Energy Agency. It covers technical and legal information on air, water, sea, land and noise pollution and provides a comprehensive guide, summary and introduction to the journal literature in separate but relevant disciplines. All of the contributors have specialised in studies in pollution control and contributed to the debate on use and management of the environment.

Table of Contents

1. Technology and Pollution: A Case for Assessment Craig Sinclair 2. Law and Administration Allan D. McKnight 3. Technical Aspects of Air Pollution R. S. Scorer 4. The Law Relating to Air Pollution a) In the United Kingdom J. Garner b) International Aspects David Harris 5. Pollution of Inland Waters Pauline K. Marstrand 6. The Law Relating to Pollution of Inland Waters a) In the United Kingdom J. Garner b) International Aspects David Harris 7. Land Dereliction: Technical and Administrative Aspects Brian Hackett 8. Pollution of the Seas Pauline K. Marstrand 9. The Law Relating to the Pollution of the Seas Thomas A. Mensah 10. Pollution by Noise: Social and Technical Aspects Charles Wakstein 11. The Law Relating to the Regulation of Noise William C. Osborn 12. Conclusions a) After the Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment, June 1972 Allan D. McKnight b) The Future Craig Sinclair

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Pollution, Climate and Change

The volumes in this set, originally published between 1931 and 1997 make major contributions to applied climatology. They include environmental debates about greenhouse gases, ozone, acid rain and land, water and air pollution and discuss:

  • The economic, social, political and strategic implications of weather and climate
  • The health & prosperity of future generations
  • The economics of a green economy
  • Sustainable security, poverty and inequitable land distribution
  • And will be of interest to decision makers in agriculture, economics and business, politicians

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Environmental Economics
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
SCIENCE / Global Warming & Climate Change