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  • Controlling Asbestos in Buildings: An Economic Investigation book cover

    Controlling Asbestos in Buildings

    An Economic Investigation, 1st Edition

    By Donald N. Dewees

    Asbestos dust is well-known for causing cancer and other life-threatening illnesses yet still contaminates countless schools, factories and office buildings. This raises the issue of the best way to deal with Asbestos; immediate removal, containment or removal at renovation or demolition.…

    Paperback – 2017-04-02
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  • Global Development and the Environment: Perspectives on Sustainability book cover

    Global Development and the Environment

    Perspectives on Sustainability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joel Darmstadter

    In preparation for the United Nation’s Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992, this study aimed to detail enduring environmental issues that might or might not have been considered at the conference. Originally published earlier that year, Global Development and…

    Paperback – 2017-04-02
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Technology Options for Electricity Generation: Economic and Environmental Factors book cover

    Technology Options for Electricity Generation

    Economic and Environmental Factors, 1st Edition

    By Hadi Dowlatabadi, Michael A. Toman

    Environmental constraints and market uncertainties create new challenges for electricity generation. In this title, originally published in 1991, the authors present a simulation model with a capability for highly detailed activity to identify cost-minimising investment options under different…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
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  • Appendix to the Rice Economy of Asia book cover

    Appendix to the Rice Economy of Asia

    1st Edition

    By Beth Rose

    Originally published in 1985, Beth Rose’s Appendix to the Rice Economy of Asia provides twenty-six tables detailing various rice statistics across Asia from the beginning of the twentieth century through to the 1980’s. Statistics presented include; total crop area, rice production and yield, import…

    Paperback – 2017-03-28
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  • Land Economics Research book cover

    Land Economics Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph Ackerman, Marion Clawson, Marshall Harris

    Originally published in 1962, Land Economics Research brings together papers presented at a symposium in Nebraska in 1961 which deal with ideas, theories and suggestions in land economics to encourage problem-solving in American land issues. This report draws on all types of land, all situations…

    Paperback – 2017-03-27
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  • The Management of Schistosomiasis book cover

    The Management of Schistosomiasis

    1st Edition

    By Patricia L. Rosenfield

    One of the major considerations of any environmental resource project must be the effect on human well-being; originally published in 1979, this study aims to deal specifically with the transmission of Schistosomiasis as a human environmental impact. Due to its relationship with water,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21
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  • The Economics of the Sulphur Industry book cover

    The Economics of the Sulphur Industry

    1st Edition

    By Jared E. Hazleton

    Between the 1950’s and 1970’s, the Sulphur industry continued to grow despite occasional shortages and excesses. In this study originally published in 1970, Hazleton focuses on the Frasch sulphur industry to explore issues such as competing sources of sulphur, the possibilities of sulphur being…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21
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  • Economics and Episodic Disease: The Benefits of Preventing a Giardiasis Outbreak book cover

    Economics and Episodic Disease

    The Benefits of Preventing a Giardiasis Outbreak, 1st Edition

    By Winston Harrington, Alan J. Krupnick, Walter O. Spofford Jr.

    Originally published in 1991, this study uses the 1983 outbreak of Giardiasis in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania as a case study to explore the social costs of waterborne illnesses to a community. With over 6,000 people affected in that particular case, Economics and Episodic Disease emphasises the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21
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  • Changing Resource Problems of the Fourth World book cover

    Changing Resource Problems of the Fourth World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ronald G. Ridker

    Climbing food, fertiliser and mineral prices as well as the Arab oil embargo in the seventies had severe economic consequences in developing countries. Originally published in 1976, this study explores the effects of these developments in the fourth world and how they can adjust to an international…

    Paperback – 2017-03-20
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  • Analyzing Superfund: Economics, Science and Law book cover

    Analyzing Superfund

    Economics, Science and Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard L. Revesz, Richard B. Stewart

    Originally published in 1995, Analyzing Superfund outlines the key issues of the superfund reauthorization debate in the United States. The Superfund law faced criticism for being wasteful, inefficient and expensive. These papers sought to shed light on this argument in relation to clean-up…

    Paperback – 2017-03-20
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  • Oil Prices and the Future of OPEC: The Political Economy of Tension and Stability in the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Coutnries book cover

    Oil Prices and the Future of OPEC

    The Political Economy of Tension and Stability in the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Coutnries, 1st Edition

    By Theodore H. Moran

    The policy of the United States and, by extension, that of many oil importing countries, toward OPEC countries is in large part a function of an estimate of the factors that condition oil decisions in exporting countries. In this title, originally published in 1978, Ted Moran examines how immune…

    Paperback – 2017-03-18
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  • Postwar Trends in U.S. Forest Products Trade: A Global, National, and Regional View book cover

    Postwar Trends in U.S. Forest Products Trade

    A Global, National, and Regional View, 1st Edition

    By Roger A. Sedjo, Samuel J. Radcliffe

    By the end of World War II, the United States had become well integrated into the world markets for forest products. No longer can domestic prices of forest products be viewed as being wholly determined by domestic demand and supply, nor even by North American supply and demand, but must be viewed…

    Paperback – 2017-03-18
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