A valuable resource for a wide range of technical, scientific, and regulatory issuesPraise for the Handbook of Environmental Management and Technology, Second Edition"It covers a wide range of aspects of environmental management and control, as well as background issues . . ." -Industry and Environment, Vol. 23, no. 1-2, January-June 2000"This handbook is intended primarily for engineers, industrial hygienists, health and safety officers, and plant engineers and managers, although some material may be of interest to lawyers, the news media, and regulatory officials." -SciTech Book News, Vol. 24, No. 4, December 2000"This is one of the few books to highlight the different aspects of environmental management and control."-International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry, Vol. 80, No. 296, 2001"well-written and a pleasure to read . . . I recommend the book as a resource text for libraries. It actually could be used as a course text." -Journal of Hazardous Materials, Vol. 89, No. 1, January 2002Unique among titles on this subject, the Handbook of Environmental Management and Technology, Second Edition highlights all aspects of the spectrum of environmental control. The authors provide a historical perspective on pollution problems and solutions, and offer an introduction to the specialized literature in this and related areas. The book offers material to individuals with a limited technical background to enable them to better cope with some of the complex problems encountered in environmental management today.The text is divided into ten sections: Introduction to the issues Air pollution management issues Water pollution management issues Solid and radioactive waste management issues Hazardous waste management issues Pollution prevention Additional environmental concerns and management considerations New technologies and approaches Risk-related topics Recent developments AppendicesBurke, Gwendolyn is the author of 'Handbook Of Environmental Management And Technology ', published 2004 under ISBN 9780471722373 and ISBN 0471722375.