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Environmental Consulting Fundamentals : Investigation, Remediation, and Brownfields Redevelopment, Second Edition - Benjamin Alter

Environmental Consulting Fundamentals

Investigation, Remediation, and Brownfields Redevelopment, Second Edition

Hardcover Available: 4th July 2019
ISBN: 9781138613201
Number Of Pages: 412

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Environmental Consulting Fundamentals: Investigation, Remediation, and Brownfields Redevelopment, Second Edition is a primer for those interested in a career in this dynamic, multidisciplinary field as well as a handy reference for practicing consultants. Combining theory and practice advice into a concise, readable format, the book is an accessible introduction to the types of projects you will encounter as an environmental consultant and lays the groundwork for what you'll need to know in this challenging and rewarding profession.

New in the Second Edition

  • Covers the latest environmental issues, including emerging contaminants, and the latest technological advances in environmental investigation and remediation
  • New chapters dedicated to vapor intrusion investigation and mitigation and to Brownfields redevelopment and project financing.
  • An expanded chapter describing the staffing, budgeting, and execution of environmental projects.
  • Descriptions of the remediation processes under RCRA and Superfund
  • Descriptions on how each chapter's subject matter applies to the job of the environmental consultant.
  • Dozens of new figures, photographs, and tables designed to enhance the reader's understanding of the subject matter.
  • Problems and questions to be used for homework assignments or classroom discussions.

Industry Reviews

"In one very readable volume, Ben Alter has managed to write both an excellent primer for students and aspiring environmental consultants as well as a handy reference guide for even the most experienced consultants and environmental managers. It is well written and supplemented by many helpful graphics and illustrations. Above all, it reflects the invaluable and extensive experience that the author has garnered over years of successful consulting."
--Howard N. Apsan, Ph.D., University Director of Environmental, Health, Safety and Risk Management, The City University of New York, USA

"The book is a solid overview of the type of work and projects that an environmental consultant should expect to engage in if they are employed by an environmental consulting office."
--Carrie Anne Vinch, Ryder Truck Rental, Inc, Lawrenceville, New Jersey, USA

"It is straightforward and easy to follow. It touches on exactly what an environmental consultant would need to know when walking into a job. It is a great blend of theory and practical information--something hard to find in most texts. ... It provides guidelines that can be easily taught to students or followed by professionals."
--Monica Tischler, Benedictine University, Lisle, Illinois, USA

ISBN: 9781138613201
ISBN-10: 1138613207
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 412
Available: 4th July 2019
Publisher: CRC PR INC
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.81
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition

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