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Ecotoxicity and Human Health: A Biological Approach to Environmental Remediation

Ecotoxicity and Human Health: A Biological Approach to Environmental Remediation (Hardback)

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Ecotoxicity and Human Health emphasizes the relationships between toxicity, ecological systems, and human health. It focuses on the extent and nature of hazardous waste sites and how their effects may be studied in humans and other systems, using in vitro models, biomarkers of cellular and molecular damage, and animal models. It also includes considerable information on bioremediation, legal and regulatory issues, public perceptions and societal responses, quantitative modeling and analysis, and international directives. One of the unique features of Ecotoxicity and Human Health is its coverage of the legislative actions that have occurred over the past two decades and which have most affected the issue of hazardous waste. The book discusses the Superfund Statute, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the Ocean Dumping Act of 1972, the Rio Conference, United Nations Declarations, EC Regulations and Directives, and selected state legislation.

Medical & VeterinaryBrances of medicinePharmacologyMedical toxicologyMedical & VeterinaryMedicine: general issuesPublic health & preventive medicinePersonal & public healthNatural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentConservation of the environmentConservation of wildlife & habitatsNatural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentEnvironmentalist thought & ideologyNatural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentEnvironmentalist, conservationist & Green organizationsNatural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentNuclear issuesNatural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentPollution & threats to the environmentDeforestationNatural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentPollution & threats to the environmentGlobal warmingNatural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentSocial impact of environmental issuesNatural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentWaste managementNatural World & The EnvironmentThe natural world, country life & petsZoos & wildlife parksScience & MathematicsBiology, life sciencesMolecular biologyTechnicalElectronics & communications engineeringAlternative & renewable energy sources & technologyTechnicalEnergy technology & engineeringFossil fuel technologiesTechnicalEnvironmental science, engineering & technologyEnvironmental monitoringTechnicalEnvironmental science, engineering & technologyPollution controlTechnicalEnvironmental science, engineering & technologySanitary & municipal engineeringWaste treatment & disposal Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc Publication Date: 09/10/1995 ISBN-13: 9781566701419  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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