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Handbook of Public Water Systems

Gordon Culp

Handbook of Public Water Systems Authored by Culp/Wesner/Culp Assuring high-quality water to the public is one of the challenges of the next twenty years. It will require an unprecedented range of technical know-how as well as concise, reliable data. Now... (read more)

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The True State of the Air Report

Joel M. Schwartz

Despite ongoing air quality improvements, polls consistently show that most Americans believe air pollution has been getting worse and will continue to worsen in the future. A reason for this disconnect is misleading reports by activists that inflate air... (read more)

Solid Waste
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Hazardous Waste Management: An Introduction

Cliff Vanguilder

Drawing on his 20 years as the regional solid and hazardous materials engineer for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, VanGuilder offers a textbook or tutorial introducing the technical field of hazardous waste management, and... (read more)

Waste Management
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Histories of the Dustheap: Waste, Material Cultures, Social Justice (Urban and Industrial Environments)

Stephanie Foote

andlt;Pandgt;Garbage, considered both materially and culturally, elicits mixed responses. Our responsibility toward the objects we love and then discard is entangled with our responsibility toward the systems that make those objects. andlt;Iandgt... (read more)

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Writing on Air (Terra Nova Books)

David Rothenberg

For centuries, humans have tried to master air. Sea captains rein it in with their sails, and pilots cut through it with their wings. We have machines to pump air into our lungs and computers to anticipate the movement of the winds. Air pervades... (read more)

Pollution Control
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Climate Changed: A Personal Journey Through the Science

Philippe Squarzoni

What are the causes and consequences of climate change? When the scale is so big, can an individual make any difference? Documentary, diary, and masterwork graphic novel, this up-to-date look at our planet and how we live on it explains what global... (read more)

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Groundwater Remediation & Treatment Technologies

Nicholas Cheremisinoff

This volume has been organized for practicing engineers who deal with the problems of groundwater and leachate remediation. It is intended to provide a practical overview of both techniques for evaluating groundwater quality and in selecting remediation... (read more)

Water Supply
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The World's Water 2004-2005: The Biennial Report on Freshwater Resources

Peter H. Gleick

The quality and availability of fresh water are of critical importance to human and ecosystem health. Given its central role in the functioning of all living systems, water is arguably the most important of all natural resources. Produced biennially... (read more)

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