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The Problem of waste disposal / [electronic resource] edited by Robert Emmet Long.

Contributor(s): Long, Robert Emmet.
Material type: TextTextSeries: The Reference shelf ; v. 60, no. 5. Publisher: New York : H.W. Wilson Co., 1989Description: 213 p. ; 19 cm.ISBN: 0824207696; 9780824207694.Subject(s): Factory and trade waste -- Environmental aspects -- United States | Refuse and refuse disposal -- Environmental aspects -- United StatesDDC classification: 363.7/28 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
Contents:
pt.1. Refuse and the environment: Where will all the garbage go? / J. Tevere MacFadyen (Atlantic) -- Garbage, to burn or not to burn? / Tony Davis (Technology Review) -- Garbage in, garbage out / Carolyn Mann (Sierra) -- Burning trash, how it could work / Allen Hershkowitz (Technology Review) -- Recycling, coming of age / Barbara Goldoftas (Technology Review) -- pt.2. Ocean waste disposal: Blight in the bight, sewage and water don't mix / Beverly M. Payton (Oceans) -- Fecal follies / Anthony Wolff (Audubon) -- Troubled waters / Tim Smart and Emily T. Smith (Business Week) -- The case for ocean waste disposal / William Lahey and Michael Connor (Technology Review) -- Ocean dumping / John W. Farrington, Judith M. Capuzzo, Thomas M. Leschine, and Michael A. Champ (Oceanus) -- pt.3. Hazardous waste: A problem that cannot be buried / Ed Magnuson (Time) -- The midnight dumpers / Judith Miller and Mark Miller (USA Today) -- Risky business / James Cook (Forbes) -- The export of U.S. toxic wastes / Andrew Porterfield and David Weir (Nation) -- Biology's answer to toxic dumps / James J. Holbrook (Sierra) -- Dioxin / Fred H. Tschirley (Scientific American) -- pt.4. Nuclear waste: Nuclear energy facts, questions and answers / American Nuclear Society (American Nuclear Society Pamphlet) -- Bad news from Britain / Marilynne Robinson (Harper's) -- Burying nuclear waste / Tom Yulsman (Science Digest) -- Low-level lowdown / Gale Warner (Sierra) -- The deadliest garbage of all / Susan Q. Stranahan (Science Digest) -- The closing act, decommissioning nuclear power plants / Cynthia Pollock (Environment)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-213).

pt.1. Refuse and the environment: Where will all the garbage go? / J. Tevere MacFadyen (Atlantic) -- Garbage, to burn or not to burn? / Tony Davis (Technology Review) -- Garbage in, garbage out / Carolyn Mann (Sierra) -- Burning trash, how it could work / Allen Hershkowitz (Technology Review) -- Recycling, coming of age / Barbara Goldoftas (Technology Review) -- pt.2. Ocean waste disposal: Blight in the bight, sewage and water don't mix / Beverly M. Payton (Oceans) -- Fecal follies / Anthony Wolff (Audubon) -- Troubled waters / Tim Smart and Emily T. Smith (Business Week) -- The case for ocean waste disposal / William Lahey and Michael Connor (Technology Review) -- Ocean dumping / John W. Farrington, Judith M. Capuzzo, Thomas M. Leschine, and Michael A. Champ (Oceanus) -- pt.3. Hazardous waste: A problem that cannot be buried / Ed Magnuson (Time) -- The midnight dumpers / Judith Miller and Mark Miller (USA Today) -- Risky business / James Cook (Forbes) -- The export of U.S. toxic wastes / Andrew Porterfield and David Weir (Nation) -- Biology's answer to toxic dumps / James J. Holbrook (Sierra) -- Dioxin / Fred H. Tschirley (Scientific American) -- pt.4. Nuclear waste: Nuclear energy facts, questions and answers / American Nuclear Society (American Nuclear Society Pamphlet) -- Bad news from Britain / Marilynne Robinson (Harper's) -- Burying nuclear waste / Tom Yulsman (Science Digest) -- Low-level lowdown / Gale Warner (Sierra) -- The deadliest garbage of all / Susan Q. Stranahan (Science Digest) -- The closing act, decommissioning nuclear power plants / Cynthia Pollock (Environment)

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