Kirk-Othmer Chemical Technology and the Environment
Expert coverage of environmentally friendly chemical technology and approaches to control and remediate pollution
Kirk-Othmer Chemical Technology and the Environment provides comprehensive, up-to-date information on a crucial challenge currently facing the chemical industry: employing economically viable technologies while protecting the environment and ensuring the safety and well-being of employees and local communities.
This concise two-volume set includes more than seventy self-contained articles, organized thematically. It includes chapters on emerging and established "green" technologies and sustainable development; materials from renewable resources; pollution control and remediation in the air, water, and soil; and relevant regulatory, health, and safety concerns. Written by leading authorities from industry, academia, and research institutions from around the globe, this reliable reference features the same breadth of coverage and clarity of presentation found in the renowned Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology. Its insights will be of particular interest to chemists, chemical engineers, environmental scientists and engineers, educators, and other professionals and students in related areas.