Earlier this month, Dr. Yue Rong (California Environmental Protection Agency) hosted a successful book signing at the 11th Los Angeles Environmental Forum, hosted by the Southern California Chinese American Environmental Protection Association (SCCAEPA). His new book, Fundamentals of Environmental Site Assessment and Remediation, was particularly relevant to the conference theme: “Improve Air Quality and Protect Water Resources.” Several of the book’s contributors were in attendance as well.
About the Editor
Dr. Yue Rong (“YR”) is currently the Environmental Program Manager at the California Environmental Protection Agency, Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board. He was the recipient of the California Regional Water Quality Control Board Outstanding Achievement Award and Supervisory Performance Award. He also received the AEHS Foundation Achievement Award. He is an Associate Editor for the peer-reviewed Journal of Soil and Sediment Contamination and an Associate Editor for the journal of Environmental Forensics. Dr. Rong is the author or co-authors for about 30 peer-reviewed publications, and editor of the book Practical Environmental Statistics and Data Analysis.
About the Book
This book will examine all aspects of environmental site assessment and remediation and outline the interdisciplinary skills needed to work in the field. It provides a comprehensive overview for students, environmental professionals, and real estate developers, and includes the latest environmental regulations, environmental site assessment and remediation practices, and industry standards. It examines pollution sources and the related impacts on drinking water supplies, the associated health risks, and how to protect water resources. The monitoring of surface water, groundwater, and soil is explained, as well as vapor intrusion. It will include several practical case studies throughout.