Risks of Hazardous Wastes

Written By Paul E. Rosenfeld
Risks of Hazardous Wastes
  • Publsiher : William Andrew
  • Release : 22 March 2011
  • ISBN : 9781437778434
  • Pages : 472 pages
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Download or read book entitled Risks of Hazardous Wastes by author: Paul E. Rosenfeld which was release on 22 March 2011 and published by William Andrew with total page 472 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Hazardous waste in the environment is one of the most difficult challenges facing our society. The purpose of this book is to provide a background of the many aspects of hazardous waste, from its sources to its consequences, focusing on the risks posed to human health and the environment. It explains the legislation and regulations surrounding hazardous waste; however, the scope of the book is much broader, discussing agents that are released into the environment that might not be classified as hazardous waste under the regulatory system, but nonetheless pose substantial hazards to human health and the environment. It provides a background of some of the major generators of hazardous wastes, explains the pathways by which humans and wildlife are exposed, and includes discussion of the adverse health effects linked to these pollutants. It provides numerous case studies of hazardous waste mismanagement that have led to disastrous consequences, and highlights the deficiencies in science and regulation that have allowed the public to be subjected to myriad potentially hazardous agents. Finally, it provides a discussion of measures that will need to be taken to control society’s hazardous waste problem. This book was designed to appeal to a wide range of audiences, including students, professionals, and general readers interested in the topic. Provides information about sources of and health risks posed by hazardous waste Explains the legislation and regulations surrounding hazardous waste Includes numerous case studies of mismanagement, highlights deficiencies in science and regulation and discusses measures to tackle society’s hazardous waste problems

Risks of Hazardous Wastes

Risks of Hazardous Wastes
  • Author : Paul E. Rosenfeld,Lydia Feng
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2011-03-22
  • Total pages : 472
  • ISBN : 9781437778434
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Summary : Hazardous waste in the environment is one of the most difficult challenges facing our society. The purpose of this book is to provide a background of the many aspects of hazardous waste, from its sources to its consequences, focusing on the risks posed to human health and the environment. It ...

Engineering the Risks of Hazardous Wastes

Engineering the Risks of Hazardous Wastes
  • Author : Daniel A. Vallero, Ph.D.
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Total pages : 306
  • ISBN : 9781437778434
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Summary : Many engineers, from the chemical and process industries, waste treatment system management and design to the clean-up of contaminated sites, are engaged in careers that address hazardous wastes. However, no single book is available that explains how to manage the risks of those wastes. At best it is dealt with ...

Risk Management and Hazardous Waste

Risk Management and Hazardous Waste
  • Author : Brian Wynne
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2011-12-15
  • Total pages : 447
  • ISBN : 9781437778434
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Summary : This book analyses the treatment of uncertainties within risk management and regulation for hazardous wastes, in five national case-studies. It is shown that, although institutional uncertainties vary between national political cultures, regulatory bureaucracies everywhere understate these more fundamental uncertainties (which are often structural conflicts, of different rationalities) and define them ...

Integrating Insurance and Risk Management for Hazardous Wastes

Integrating Insurance and Risk Management for Hazardous Wastes
  • Author : Howard Kunreuther,M.V. Rajeev Gowda
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Total pages : 366
  • ISBN : 9781437778434
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Summary : A challenge facing society today is how to develop a meaningful strategy for integrated hazardous waste management. Meeting this challenge was the principal motivation for the conference on "Risk Assessment and Risk Management Strategies for Hazardous Waste Storage and Disposal Prob lems," held at the Wharton School of the University ...

Risks and Challenges of Hazardous Waste Management Reviews and Case Studies

Risks and Challenges of Hazardous Waste Management  Reviews and Case Studies
  • Author : Gabriella Marfe, Carla Di Stefano
  • Publisher : Bentham Science Publishers
  • Release Date : 2020-10-21
  • Total pages : 203
  • ISBN : 9781437778434
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Summary : This reference presents reviews and case studies of hazardous waste management in a selection of cities. The overarching themes of the compiled topics include 1) the problems of healthcare waste management, 2) case studies of hazardous waste mismanagement, 3) health risks associated with environmental waste, issues in environmental health and 4) grassroots environmentalism. The ...

Risk Assessment

Risk Assessment
  • Author : Peter LaGoy
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 1994-12-31
  • Total pages : 259
  • ISBN : 9781437778434
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Summary : Site-specific risk assessment is the process of evaluating whether or not a site poses a risk to human health or the environment. The purpose of all hazardous waste site remediation is ultimately to render a site safe for human or ecological populations. Consequently, risk assessment, as the process used to ...

Hazardous Waste Incineration

Hazardous Waste Incineration
  • Author : Stephen M. Roberts,Christopher M. Teaf,Judy A. Bean
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 1998-11-19
  • Total pages : 368
  • ISBN : 9781437778434
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Summary : Incineration: no other form of hazardous waste disposal has matched its efficiency at volume reduction, and the permanent destruction of organic wastes. That convenience may come at a price, as questions and concerns continue to surround the potential human health impacts and ecosystem effects allegedly caused by incineration. Hazardous Waste ...

The Risk Management of Hazardous Wastes Their Transport and Disposal

The Risk Management of Hazardous Wastes  Their Transport and Disposal
  • Author : J. P. Parfitt
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Total pages : 161
  • ISBN : 9781437778434
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Summary : Read online The Risk Management of Hazardous Wastes Their Transport and Disposal written by J. P. Parfitt, published by which was released on 1993. Download full The Risk Management of Hazardous Wastes Their Transport and Disposal Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Hazardous Waste Management and Health Risks

Hazardous Waste Management and Health Risks
  • Author : Gabriella Marfe ,Carla Di Stefano
  • Publisher : Bentham Science Publishers
  • Release Date : 2020-08-24
  • Total pages : 226
  • ISBN : 9781437778434
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Summary : Hazardous Waste Management and Health Risks presents a systematic overview of evaluating solid and hazardous waste management practices. The book introduces readers to the basic principles of hazardous waste management and progresses into related topics that allow managers to assess environmental quality. These topics include heavy metal pollution, reproductive biomarkers ...

Hazardous Wastes Industrial Disasters and Environmental Health Risks

Hazardous Wastes  Industrial Disasters  and Environmental Health Risks
  • Author : Francis O. Adeola
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2011-10-24
  • Total pages : 235
  • ISBN : 9781437778434
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Summary : The sociology of hazardous waste, risk, and disasters is a relatively new discipline. This book focuses on hazardous and toxic wastes releases, industrial toxic disasters, contamination of communities and the environment, and the subsequent adverse health effects among exposed populations...

Integrating Insurance and Risk Management for Hazardous Wastes

Integrating Insurance and Risk Management for Hazardous Wastes
  • Author : Howard Kunreuther,M.V. Rajeev Gowda
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2011-10-04
  • Total pages : 366
  • ISBN : 9781437778434
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Summary : A challenge facing society today is how to develop a meaningful strategy for integrated hazardous waste management. Meeting this challenge was the principal motivation for the conference on "Risk Assessment and Risk Management Strategies for Hazardous Waste Storage and Disposal Prob lems," held at the Wharton School of the University ...

Health Effects and Hazardous Waste Sites

Health Effects and Hazardous Waste Sites
  • Author : Julian B. Andelman
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 1987-06-01
  • Total pages : 308
  • ISBN : 9781437778434
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Summary : This valuable information and data for evaluating health effects from hazardous waste sites stems from the efforts of specialists representing leading research centers, hospitals, universities, government agencies and includes consultants' as well as corporate interpretations....

Impact of Hazardous Waste on Human Health

Impact of Hazardous Waste on Human Health
  • Author : Barry L. Johnson
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 1999-06
  • Total pages : 389
  • ISBN : 9781437778434
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Summary : This book describes the association between hazardous waste and human health and the role of public health programs in addressing this association. Several themes connect the material as a coherent body of knowledge. It contains up-to-date depictions of the human health impacts of hazardous waste and attendant public health responses. ...

Long term Risks of Hazardous Waste Sites

Long term Risks of Hazardous Waste Sites
  • Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. Subcommittee on Transportation and Commerce
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1981
  • Total pages : 96
  • ISBN : 9781437778434
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Summary : Read online Long term Risks of Hazardous Waste Sites written by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. Subcommittee on Transportation and Commerce, published by which was released on 1981. Download full Long term Risks of Hazardous Waste Sites Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Health Risks from Exposure to Hazardous Waste

Health Risks from Exposure to Hazardous Waste
  • Author : Heng Huat Lim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9781437778434
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Summary : Read online Health Risks from Exposure to Hazardous Waste written by Heng Huat Lim, published by which was released on 1990. Download full Health Risks from Exposure to Hazardous Waste Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....