Wiley's Remediation Technologies Handbook: Major Contaminant Chemicals and Chemical Groups / Edition 1

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Overview

Wiley's Remediation Technologies Handbook provides scientists and regulators with a researched, up-to-date collection of general, patented, and trademarked remediation technologies. This resource lists the 368 chemicals and chemical groups that pose the greatest environmental risks, along with brief summaries and case studies of proven remediation technologies; organizes technologies in terms of related chemical or chemical group, with references grouped by total costs, technology costs, general studies, and technology descriptions; and draws on the EnviroGlobe database, as well as peer-reviewed journals, government-issued reports, related conference proceedings, commercial publications - virtually every imaginable source.
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Editorial Reviews

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"The author deserves an A+ on the effort regarding the technologies recognized and evaluated…" (Environmental Practice, March 2005)

"...a concise reference...where all the information is in one volume...a welcome addition to the libraries of environmental consultants, regulators, and brownfield developers…" (Ground Water, May/June 2005)

"...a must-have for all stakeholders in the contaminated sites industry." (Journal of Environmental Quality, May/June 2005)

"...a worthwhile addition to the libraries of environmental consultants, regulators, and brownfield developers…" (The Professional Geologist, March/April 2005)

"…compiles enough useful information for site remediation to make it a valuable library addition." (E-STREAMS, February 2005)

"…a valuable reference text as well as an excellent educational resource regarding remediation technologies. It will look good standing next to all the other handbooks on my bookshelf." (Chemical Health & Safety, November/December 2004)

"…the book represents a very useful compilation of site remediation information. It should save those seeking cost and technical data much time in literature search." (Journal of Hazardous Materials, September 2004)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471455998
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/14/2004
  • Edition description: BK&CD-ROM
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1288
  • Product dimensions: 7.36 (w) x 10.30 (h) x 2.53 (d)

Meet the Author

Jay H. Lehr, PhD, is the senior scientist at AR Environmental Services Inc. and Science Director at The Heartland Institute. The author of twelve books and over 400 articles on groundwater science, Dr. Lehr has worked extensively with the federal government to develop key environmental regulations regarding surface and groundwater.
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Table of Contents

Chemicals Sorted by Chemical Families.

Technologies Applicable to Specific Chemicals.

Technologies with Abstracts and Technology Costs.

References.

Specific Chemical Index.

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