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From pollution to prevention
by Congress of the U.S., Office of Technology Assessment, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, DC
Written in English
|Other titles||Waste reduction.|
|Contributions||United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.|
|LC Classifications||TD811.5 .F76 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 55 p. :|
|Number of Pages||55|
|LC Control Number||87619838|
Pollution Prevention: The Waste Management Approach to the 21st Century covers - in a thorough and clear style - the fundamentals of pollution prevention and their application to real-world problems. The book is divided into three parts: Process and Plant Fundamentals, Pollution Prevention Principles, and Pollution Prevention Applications. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Theodore, Louis. Pollution prevention. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, (OCoLC) Online version.
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Pollution Prevention: Fundamentals and Practice provides a thorough foundation in pollution prevention concepts and methods.
It fills an important role in the engineering curriculum by giving engineers in all disciplines the tools to incorporate environmental consequences in decision making in the same way that economic and safety factors are Cited by: Pollution Prevention: Sustainability, Industrial Ecology, and Green Engineering, Second Edition $ Usually ships within 6 to 10 days.
Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device. Pollution prevention (P2) is any practice that reduces, eliminates, or prevents pollution at its source.
P2, also known as "source reduction," is the ounce-of-prevention approach to waste management. Reducing the amount of pollution produced means less waste to control, treat, or dispose of. Less pollution means less hazards posed to public.
The Handbook of Air Pollution Prevention and Control provides a concise overview of the latest technologies for managing industrial air pollution in petrochemical, oil and gas, and allied industries.
Detailed material on equipment selection, sizing, and troubleshooting operations is provided along with practical design methodology. Publisher Summary. This chapter deals with pollution prevention techniques and best practices for the wood-preserving industry.
Modern wood-treating plants are considerably less polluting than they were two decades ago, but still it is classified as a ‘‘dirty” industry because of its dependence on chemicals that are toxic and carcinogenic.
Book 2 is about accounting for the flow of energy and material, both polluting and innocuous, through manufacturing and waste treatment systems. We want to From pollution to prevention book innovation in pollution control systems design and pollution prevention.
Pollution control engineers support the people who decide how public and private funds will be used to /5(26). Living Downstream is a beautifully rendered book, part science, part history, part memoir. Steingraber’s purpose is to refocus public attention upstream, by which she means where problems begin.
It is a crash course in public health, and in adopting a public health perspective on cancer and pollution prevention. Moved by its message, the. Pollution Prevention and Control Technologies for Plating Operations is the most widely referenced book on this subject.
The original text was published in and it is commonly referred to as the Bluebook. This second edition contains important updates, which are contained in Section 1. "Originally developed to help staff, clients, and consultants prepare and implement operations supported by the Bank Group, this Handbook updates and replaces the Environmental Guidelines issued in and reflects changes both in technology and in pollution management policies and practices.
It focuses attention on the environmental and economic benefits of preventing pollution and Reviews: 2. Pollution prevention, in particular, cuts across the traditional management boundaries of R and D and product development, manufacturing, engineering, businessmore» Many chemical companies have integrated pollution prevention as a tool in their overall risk reduction and risk management strategy.
Pollution: Causes, Effects and Control is the fourth edition of a best-selling introductory level book dealing with chemical and radioactive pollution in its broadest sense. The scope of the book ranges from the sources of pollutants and their environmental behaviour, to their effects on human and non-human receptors, to the technologies and strategies available for fourth edition 5/5(2).
Pollution Prevention and Control: Material Balances is about strategies and skills for using the law of conservation of mass to solve problems in water and air pollution control, and in solid waste management. This is the engineer’s fundamental tool for tracking the mass of all species of materials that move through separation processes and chemical and biological reactors.
Describe the key good housekeeping and pollution prevention (P2) BMPs that will be implemented to control pollutants in stormwater. Categorize each good housekeeping and pollution prevention (P2) BMP under one of the following seven categories.
Pollution prevention and abatement handbook toward cleaner production (English) Abstract. The handbook has been prepared to update and replace the " Environmental Guidelines."Cited by: pollution, contamination of the environment as a result of human activities.
The term pollution refers primarily to the fouling of air, water, and land by wastes (see air pollution; water pollution; solid waste).In recent years it has come to signify a wider range of disruptions to environmental quality. The guidelines, which cover almost 40 industrial sectors, represent state-of-the-art thinking on how to reduce pollution emissions from the production process.
In many cases, the guidelines provide numerical targets for reducing pollution, as well as maximum emissions levels that are normally achievable through a combination of cleaner. At the heart of the book is what the authors call the “Step Method for Engineering Evaluations of Pollution Prevention Methods,” which breaks down the process to such simple steps as defining problems, setting goals, and identifying, defining, and evaluating alternative strategies.
The stress on our water environment as a result of increased industrialization, which aids urbanization, is becoming very high thus reducing the availability of clean water. Polluted water is of great concern to the aquatic organism, plants, humans, and climate and indeed alters the ecosystem.
The preservation of our water environment, which is embedded in sustainable development, must be well Cited by: 5. Pollution prevention (P2) is a strategy for reducing the amount of waste created and released into the environment, particularly by industrial facilities, agriculture, or large corporations view P2 as a method of improving the efficiency and profitability of production processes by waste reduction and technology advancements.
Legislative bodies have enacted P2 measures, such as. Chapter Seventeen U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Toxin• Re/Mse l11l'c11tnry, EPA R, U.S.
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Book Description. This book examines how chemistry, chemical processes, and transformations are used for pollution prevention and control. Pollution prevention reduces or eliminates pollution at the source, whereas pollution control involves destroying, reducing, or managing pollutants that cannot be eliminated at the source.
Purchase Pollution Prevention Technology Handbook - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNBook Edition: 1.Developing a pollution prevention program for your facility.
Writing your Pollution Prevention (P2) Plan and Executive Summary. Completing Annual Progress Reports (APRs). If your facility does not have a P2 Plan in place, but is already incorporating pollution prevention activities.