Hazardous Waste Disposal: An Attitudinal Affront
Modern disposal facilities are thorough and conscientious in their methods. Environmentally sound practices are essential to protect the company and its clients from liability. The average...

Coastal Barrier Island Management in Florida
Coastal barriers in Florida have experienced the brunt of the state's rapid population growth. Excessive development of these environmentally sensitive areas has destroyed...

Coast Erosion and Community Perceptions at Nye Beach, Oregon

Managing Coastal Resource and Development Demands: The Lee County, Florida, Plan

Safety Against Inundation

The Construction of Homes on Four Active Coastal Landslides in Newport, Oregon: Unbelievable but True!

Occupational, Environmental, and Public Health in Semic: A Case Study of Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) Pollution

Coastal Hazard Area Management in New York State

Assessment of Global Coastal Hazards from Sea Level Rise

Developing Policies to Improve the Effectiveness of Coastal Flood Plain Management

Emergency Response to Coastal Disasters: the January 17-18, 1988 Southern California Storm Experience

The Great Lakes Water Quality Agreements: How to Assess Progress Toward a Goal of Ecosystem Integrity

Coastal Hazards Along Shandong Peninsula

A Case for Selecting Only Deterministic Spillway Design Floods for High Hazard Dams
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has under license or exemption from licensing more than 2000 hydroelectric dams. The Office of Hydropower Licensing published, in September 1986,...

GEOTOX-PC: A New Hazardous Waste Management Tool

Biological Treatment of Hazardous Wastes
Biological treatment—using nature's bacteria and fungi—sometimes costs as little as 10-20% as incineration. Wastes in any form—solid, aqueous and gaseous—can be treated biologically....

Alternatives to the Precommensuration of Costs, Benefits, Risks, and Time
The thesis advanced in this paper is that benefit-cost analysis, the present-value-of-cost (and benefit) approach, and the expected value of damage as a measure of risk all share a faulty...

Frequency of Flood Extremes
A variety of flood-frequency approaches are reviewed and evaluated in this study. The concept of return period is re-examined and its implication on the meaning of extreme events is given...

Radiation Hazards to Space Construction - The Energetic Particle Environments
Many aspects of the space environment are recognized hazards for activities above the Earth's atmosphere. One of the most dramatic hazards is that posed by the diverse energetic...

Mitigation of Seismic Effects on Water Systems
Historically, earthquakes have caused damage to water systems. In this paper, water system facilities at risk due to seismic activity as well as potential damage mechanisms are identified....





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