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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.
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Publication:Environmental Law
Article Type:Book Review
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Dec 22, 1999
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