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Title Environmental solutions : [environmental problems and the all-inclusive global, scientific, political, legal, economic, medical, and engineering bases to solve them] / editors, Franklin J. Agardy, Nelson Leonard Nemerow.

Imprint Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, ©2005.

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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 451 pages) : illustrations
Note Subtitle from cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The political environment / Bob Perciasepe -- Forensic (legal) Perspectives / Franklin J. Agardy -- Educational solutions / James R. Mihelcic and David R. Hokanson -- Economic solutions / Ernest Lowe -- Environmental engineering solutions / Ram Tewari -- Biological solutions / Daniel B. Oerther -- Hydrogen energy solutions / T. Nejat Veziroglu, S.A. Sherif and Frano Barbir -- Chemical solutions / Patrick Sullivan -- Electrical and thermal solutions / John B. Wilcox -- Alternative energy solutions / Nelson Leonard Nemerow -- Environmental health solutions / Edwin M. Kilbourne and Henry Falk -- Industrial collaborative solutions / Nelson L. Nemerow -- Industrial ecological solutions / Suren Erkman and Ramesh Ramaswamy -- Rural and developing country solutions / Salah M. El Haggar -- International frameworks for environmental solutions / Fritz Balkau -- The ultimate goal of zero pollution / Franklin J. Agardy.
Summary In our changing world, society demands more comprehensive and thoughtful solutions from environmental engineers, environmental consultants and scientists dealing with the degradation of our environment. Lead by Nelson Nemerow and Franklin Agardy, experts in business, academia, government and practice have been brought together in this book to provide guidance for these environmental professionals. The reader is presented with a variety of solutions to common and not so common environmental problems which lay the groundwork for environmental advocates to decide which solutions will work best for their particular circumstances. This book discusses chemical, biological, physical, forensic, medical, international, economic, political, industrial-collaborative solutions and solutions for rural and developing countries giving readers the freedom to evaluate a variety of options and make informed decisions. End of chapter questions and additional resources are included making this an invaluable teaching tool and ideal reference for those currently involved in improving and preserving our environment. * Contributions by international experts in government, industry, and academia. * Editors are recognized as the editors of Environmental Engineering, the best selling title published by John Wiley * The first action-oriented book for environmental engineers.
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Subject Sanitary engineering.
Environmental engineering.
Green technology.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Agardy, Franklin J.
Nemerow, Nelson L.
Other Form: Print version: Environmental solutions. Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, ©2005 0120884410 9780120884414 (DLC) 2005045750 (OCoLC)58457436
ISBN 0080456928 (electronic bk.)
9780080456928 (electronic bk.)