Managing Environmental Pollution presents a comprehensive introduction to the nature of pollution, its impacts on the environment, and the practical options and regulatory frameworks for pollution control. Sources of pollution, regulatory controls - including the role of authorities and precautionary and polluter pays principles - technological solutions, management and mitigation techniques and assessment tools, are examined in each key area: air, freshwater, and marine pollution, contaminated land and radioactive substances. Illustrated with a wide range of case examples from the UK, Europe and worldwide, this book offers an invaluable up-to-date guide to both the principles and practice of pollution management.
Andrew Farmer is a pollution specialist with English Nature. He has a research background in freshwater ecology and air pollution research in the UK and USA.