Fundamentals of Environmental Management / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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A thorough, accessible introduction to the discipline ofenvironmental management.The modern environmental manager is a multi-disciplinedadministrator whose areas of expertise encompass everything fromtechnological know-how, to business and finance, to anunderstanding of federal, state, and local statutes andregulations. Fundamentals of Environmental Management incorporatesa detailed understanding of each of these areas into a clear,integrated introduction to this dynamic and demanding discipline.Addressing the full spectrum of environmental affairs managementissues, this comprehensive guide provides a balance of thepractical advice and in-depth legal knowledge required to build andmaintain a successful environmental management program incompliance with all levels of government requirements. It alsodiscusses concepts for managing beyond compliance and providessolid recommendations on how to establish productive relationshipswith environmental agencies and other external stakeholders. Thisunique resource provides:* Broad coverage of technical, legal, and business managementaspects of environmental management.* Detailed discussions of management responsibilities in eachmedium: air, water, and soil.* A survey of all pertinent U.S. federal regulations, includingRCRA, TSCA, CERCLA, the Clean Air Act, and the Clean WaterAct.* Practical guidance on when and how to request permits, and whichpermits to request.A powerful tool in the hands of environmental managers, plantmanagers, and environmental, health, and safety managers formanufacturing firms, Fundamentals of Environmental Management isalso an excellent text for graduate students in environmentalmanagement programs and an important reference for environmentalattorneys and consultants.
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About the Author
STEVEN L. ERICKSON is President of Erickson EnvironmentalSolutions, Inc. in Olympia, Washington and former director ofenvironmental affairs for Boise Cascade Corporation.BRIAN J. KING is an environmental attorney in Portland, Oregon anda contributing author to the National Safety Council's AccidentPrevention Manual for Business and Industry/EnvironmentalManagement.
Table of Contents
Environmental Management Overview.Introduction to Environmental Law.Summary of the Clean Air Act.Air Emission Inventory and Analysis.Permits to Construct.Permitting Major Sources-PSD and NSR.Air Operating Permits.National Emission Standards for Air Pollutants.Ozone-Depleting Chemicals (ODCs).Risk Management Plans.Asbestos Management.Summary of Clean Water Regulation.Water Quality Regulation.Water Discharges.The Safe Drinking Water Act.Groundwater.Water Rights.Solid and Hazardous Waste Management.Superfund Liability.Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know.Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).Spill Prevention and Response Plans.Environmental Impact Statements.Risk Assessments.Basic Environmental Management Programs.Environmental Management and Compliance Oversight Programs.Integrating Environmental and Safety Management.Managing Relationships with Agencies.Enforcement.Managing Beyond Compliance.Appendices.Index.