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Site selection for new hazardous waste management facilities [publication] /

by Sloan, William M.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Copenhagen : WHO. Regional Office for Europe, 1993, cop. 1993Description: XIV, 118 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9289013095.MeSH subject(s): Hazardous WastePUBLICATION TYPE SAPHIR: MonographOther subject(s): Environmental PolicySummary: This guide outlines essential planning consideration and model siting processes for hazardous waste facilities of all types, for the use of governments, industry, environmental and public interest groups and the general public, including critics of and parties to negotiation on site selection. It applies to the WHO European Region and hence to a variety of physical environments, cultures, governments and economic situations. It is perhaps the first guide to touch on all elements of facility siting, and to give equal weight to the social impact and the engineering and scientific considerations involved. 1. Purpose and general approach. 2: The need for hazardous waste facilities and preferred management measures. 3: Overview of siting processes. 4: Health and environmental risk assessment. 5: Social and economic assessment. ANNEXES : Basel convention. Site screening process. Site differenciation factors. Checklist for facility development. 5: Social and economic factors in the community.
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This guide outlines essential planning consideration and model siting processes for hazardous waste facilities of all types, for the use of governments, industry, environmental and public interest groups and the general public, including critics of and parties to negotiation on site selection. It applies to the WHO European Region and hence to a variety of physical environments, cultures, governments and economic situations. It is perhaps the first guide to touch on all elements of facility siting, and to give equal weight to the social impact and the engineering and scientific considerations involved. 1. Purpose and general approach. 2: The need for hazardous waste facilities and preferred management measures. 3: Overview of siting processes. 4: Health and environmental risk assessment. 5: Social and economic assessment. ANNEXES : Basel convention. Site screening process. Site differenciation factors. Checklist for facility development. 5: Social and economic factors in the community.