Encyclopedia of PollutionBook - 2011
This two-volume set designed to address all aspects of pollution and the global impact on the environment. Containing more than 300 entries and essays interspersed throughout, it uses the most current scientific data to explain the different types of pollutants including properties, production, uses, environmental release and fate, adverse health response to exposure, and environmental regulations on human exposure. It provides the scientific background on the water, soil, and air of environments where the pollutants are released. Coverage also includes pollution regulation, the function of federal regulatory agencies and environmental advocacy groups, and the technology and methods to reduce pollution and to remediate existing pollution problems. Numerous case studies explore the most infamous of pollution events and those that had great impact on legislation or that were used in popular media.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Facts on File, ©2011
Branch Call Number: 363.7003 GAT
Characteristics: 2 v. (xiii, 977, 34 p.) : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 29 cm
Alternative Title: Pollution