Book — 1 online resource (xiii, 164 pages) : illustrations. Digital: data file.
The Extent of Contaminated Land Problems and the Scientific Response-- The New UK Contaminated Land Regime-- Identifying and Dealing with Contaminated Land-- Contaminated Land and the Link with Health-- Human Health Risk Assessment: Guideline Values and Magic Numbers-- Ecological Risk Assessment under the New Contaminated Land Regime-- Remediation Methods for Contaminated Sites-- Legal Liabilities and Insurance Aspects of Contaminated Land-- Subject Index.
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Contaminated land and the methods and legal controls governing its reclamation for subsequent development and use are of great current interest and concern. This volume covers aspects of this subject, ranging from the origins and extent of contaminated land problems, including effects on human health, through investigative measures, to specific techniques of remediation. It is written in the context of the new UK contaminated land regime and includes human and ecological risk assessment methodology, and the legal liabilities and insurance aspects of contaminated land. This authoritative review will be welcomed by those involved in the areas of land use planning and development, consultants and engineers in contaminated site investigation and remediation, and environmental regulators. Students of land management and environmental science will also find it essential reading. (source: Nielsen Book Data)