Environmental engineering dictionary

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9780865877863: Environmental engineering dictionary
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New regulations and technologies result in the revision of past terms and the introduction of new ones. This dictionary is a comprehensive collection of more than 14,000 environmental terms. The Third Edition covers all major environmental fields and includes exact and official (US) Environmental Protection Agency definitions for statutory and regulatory terms and for environmental engineering and science terms.

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C. C. Lee, Ph.D., is a Research Program Manager for the fuel cell environmental impact program at the National Risk Management Research Laboratory of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Cincinnati, Ohio. In his 30 years of experience with EPA, he has conducted many engineering and regulatory research projects that often involve several environmental issues ranging from clean air and clean water control to solid waste disposal. He is recognized as a worldwide expert in the thermal treatment of hazardous wastes. At the initiation of the U.S. State Department, he served as head of the U.S. delegation to the Conference on "National Focal Points for Low- and Non-Waste Technology." He has published more than 175 papers and reports and has authored 17 books in various environmental areas.


"Today, it is difficult to conduct our work without touching environmental regulatory issues. This dictionary is very useful for engineers, government officials, lawyers, professors, librarians, and others who work with environmental regulations." (C.C. Lee, Ph.D.)

"This new edition of the Environmental Engineering Dictionary is not limited in use to professionals in the engineering field. An excellent, understandable, topical source of information for environmentally conscious citizens from backgrounds ranging from students to business people to government officials." (S. K. Friedlander, Ph.D.)

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