Groundwater Contamination in the United States

Groundwater Contamination in the United States

by Ruth Patrick
     
 

Groundwater Contamination in the United States provides a comprehensive overview of the groundwater problem, including a detailed discussion of the nature of groundwater, the aquifers that hold it, and the processes of its contamination. It also assesses the extent and nature of contamination across the United States and its effects on public health.

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Overview

Groundwater Contamination in the United States provides a comprehensive overview of the groundwater problem, including a detailed discussion of the nature of groundwater, the aquifers that hold it, and the processes of its contamination. It also assesses the extent and nature of contamination across the United States and its effects on public health.

This newly revised edition provides information on the most recent research and technology, and reviews federal and state laws, regulations, and strategies of management being proposed and enacted for the management of groundwater contamination.

Groundwater Contamination in the United States is essential to researchers, legislators, policy makers, lobbyists, and citizens concerned about one of this nation's most valuable resources.

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Water
An excellent summary of the various aspects of groundwater contamination in the U.S., including a rational basis for action. . . . An excellent, easy-to-read compilation and critical assessment.
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"An excellent summary of the various aspects of groundwater contamination in the U.S., including a rational basis for action. . . . An excellent, easy-to-read compilation and critical assessment."—Water, Soil, and Pollution

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812280791
Publisher:
University of Pennsylvania Press
Publication date:
01/01/1987
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
538
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)
Lexile:
1440L (what's this?)

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