Environmental Science

Author: William P. Cunningham
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
ISBN: 9780072439564
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Old industrial facilities such as smelters, mills, petroleum refineries, and chemical
manufacturing plants are highly likely to have been sources of toxic wastes.
Regions of the ... At a single site, thousands of tons of tainted dirt and rock may
require incineration or other treatment. Cleaning up contaminated groundwater
usually entails pumping vast amounts of water out of the ground — hopefully
extracting the contaminated water faster than it can spread through the water
table or aquifer.

The Cutting Edge

Author: Moschovitis Group, Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195128994
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Reid, Walter. "Bioprospecting: A Force for Sustainable Development."
Environment, Science, and Technology, September 1993, 1730. Seabrook,
Charles. "Treasures from the Tropics: Georgia Scientists Are Prospecting— But
Not for Gold. They're Hunting for ... Like sunlight, wind, and water, biomass is a
renewable resource, and biomass energy creates less pollution than traditional
methods of producing power, such as burning fossil fuels like coal and petroleum
. Advocates assert ...