Major Environmental Issues Facing the 21st Century

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Mary K. Theodore
Prentice Hall, 1996 - Social Science - 502 pages
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This work, intended for informed, non-technical readers, provides an objective overview of important environmental issues. The book starts with the traditional topics of air, land and water pollution, but also presents newer issues, including solid waste management, the greenhouse effect, electromagnetic fields and questions of environmental equity. The authors also focus on how to prevent the pollution in the first place, rather than on simply cleaning it up afterwards.

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Louis Theodore, Eng.Sc.D., is a former professor and Graduate Program Director in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Manhattan College. He is a consultant for Theodore Tutorials, which provides training solutions to industry, academia, and government. Dr. Theodore is the recipient of awards from the International Air & Waste Management Association and the American Society for Engineering Education. He is the author or coauthor of 96 books and is a section editor for "Perry's Chemical Engineers' Handbook". Dr. Theodore is a member of IAABO (International Association of Approved Basketball Officials) and was recognized in 2008 at Madison Square Garden for his contributions to basketball and the youth of America.

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