The need for environmental audits has created a booming engineering niche for environmental assessments. Audits can be used to evaluate the effectiveness of a company's environmental management or assess environmental risks. This book is a guide to those interested in environmental auditing. It offers the rationale and broad background in environmental auditing as well as specificity. Everything is covered, from staffing and client requirements to site visits and data protocol. This is a precise document for those involved in the audit process.
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About the Author
Nicholas P. Cheremisinoff, Ph.D. (Ch.E.) is Director of Clean Technologies and Pollution Prevention Projects at PERI (Princeton Energy Resources International, LLC, Rockville, MD). He has led hundreds of pollution prevention audits and demonstrations; training programs on modern process design practices and plant safety; environmental management and product quality programs; and site assessments and remediation plans for both public and private sector clients throughout the world. He frequently serves as expert witness on personal injury and third-party property damage litigations arising from environmental catastrophes. Dr. Cheremisinoff has contributed extensively to the literature of environmental and chemical engineering as author, co-author, or editor of 150 technical reference books, including Butterworth-Heinemann’s Handbook of Chemical Processing Equipment, and Green Profits.
He holds advanced degrees in chemical engineering from Clarkson College of Technology."
Table of Contents
Auditing: Purpose and Need
When to Do an Audit
The Audit Team
Chemical Hygiene and Safety
Environmental Audit, General Questionnaire
Questionnaire for Commercial and Industrial Properties
Air Pollution Control Audit Checklist
Water Pollution Control Audit Checklist
Solid and Hazardous Wastes Audit Checklist
PCB Compliance/Audit Checklist