Printer Friendly

Risk Assessment in Environmental Management.

RISK ASSESSMENT IN ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

D. Kofi Asante-Duah. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1999. (212) 850-6904. 515 pp. $175.00 Clothbound.

Risk Assessment in Environmental Management attempts to provide a concise, yet comprehensive overview of the many facets relating to chemical risk assessments. It presents some important tools and methodologies that can be used to help resolve environmental contamination problems in a consistent, efficient, and cost-effective way. Overall, the book represents a collection and synthesis of the principal elements of the risk assessment process that pertain to environmental contamination problems. It also offers an understanding of the scientific basis of risk assessment and its applications in the environmental industry.

D. Kofi Asante-Duah is a Research Assistant Professor for the Center for Environmental Engineering, Science, and Technology at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell. Dr. Asante-Duah has served internationally in various capacities for numerous projects and has several years of diversified experience with consulting firms and research institutions. His areas of expertise include environmental health studies, hazardous waste risk assessment and risk management, environmental policy analyses, and design of corrective action programs for environmental contamination problems.
COPYRIGHT 1999 Lewis & Clark Northwestern School of Law
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 1999, Gale Group. All rights reserved. Gale Group is a Thomson Corporation Company.

 Reader Opinion

Title:

Comment:



 

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Title Annotation:Review
Publication:Environmental Law
Article Type:Book Review
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Dec 22, 1999
Words:185
Previous Article:Defending Illusions: Federal Protection of Ecosystems.
Next Article:Communication Skills for the Environmental Technician.
Topics:


Related Articles
A risky business, writing regulations.
Environmental insurance tops the $7 billion mark.
Topics in Environmental Epidemiology.
Evaluation and Use of Epidemiological Evidence for Environmental Health Risk Assessment: WHO Guideline Document.
Developing a local comprehensive environment and health tracking system: using what we know to improve health and the environment.
Reducing the risk of chemical exposures in schools hazardous-chemical releases in the home.
U.S. EPA issues Guidelines for Carcinogen Risk Assessment and a supplemental guidance on risks from early-life exposure.
Strategies for eliminating and reducing persistent bioaccumulative toxic substances: common approaches, emerging trends, and level of success.

Terms of use | Copyright © 2014 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters