Managing Environmental Pollution

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Routledge, May 13, 2013 - Science - 281 pages
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Presents a comprehensive introduction to the nature of pollution, its impact on the environment, and the practical options and regulatory frameworks for pollution control. Sources of pollution, regulatory controls, technological solutions, management and mitigation techniques and assessment tools, are examined in each key area: air, freshwater, and marine pollution, contaminated land and radioactive substances. Illustrated with a worldwide range of case examples this book offers an invaluable up-to-date guide to both the principles and practice of pollution management.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction and basic principles
1
Chapter 2 Air pollution and its impacts
21
Chapter 3 Air pollution regulation and management
57
Chapter 4 The freshwater environment
103
Chapter 5 Pollution of the marine environment
155
Chapter 6 Managing pollution from radioactive substances
189
Chapter 7 People politics and the press
213
Glossary
227
References
230
Index
240
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Andrew Farmer is Senior Fellow, Institute for European Environmental Policy, UK, specializing in the fields of pollution control measures and water management, applying combined training in scientific and policy analysis, with emphasis on institutional capacity for environmental enforcement, compliance promotion and assessment across many individual countries and at the international level.

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