America's Future in Toxic Waste Management: Lessons from Europe

America's Future in Toxic Waste Management: Lessons from Europe

by Bruce W. Piasecki, Gary A. Davis
     
 

A major contribution to the environmental policy debate, this is the first book to examine the legal, technical, and planning initiatives employed in Europe to avoid land disposal of toxic waste. Although largely ignored in the U.S. until now, safer alternatives to land disposal exist in Europe. By studying and implementing the best of these methods, the authors

Overview

A major contribution to the environmental policy debate, this is the first book to examine the legal, technical, and planning initiatives employed in Europe to avoid land disposal of toxic waste. Although largely ignored in the U.S. until now, safer alternatives to land disposal exist in Europe. By studying and implementing the best of these methods, the authors argue, the United States can begin to resolve its own toxic waste problem, a problem that has reached crisis proportions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780899301136
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/04/1987
Pages:
342
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.81(d)

Meet the Author

BRUCE W. PIASECKI is Associate Director of the Hazardous Waste and Toxic Substances Research and Management Center at Clarkson University, where he is also a professor in the Center for Liberal Studies.

GARY A. DAVIS is Research Associate at the University of Tennessee's Center for Energy, Resources, and the Environment, where he is affiliated with the Waste Management Research and Education Institute.

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