The Freshwater Imperative
A Research Agenda

This volume summarizes the two-year effort of a working group of leading aquatic scientists sponsored by NSF, EPA, NASA, TVA, and NOAA to identify research opportunities and frontiers in freshwater sciences for this decade and beyond. The...

181 pages
6 x 9

Reducing Toxics
A New Approach To Policy And Industrial Decisionmaking

Edited by Robert Gottlieb

In Reducing Toxics, leading experts address industry, technology, health, and policy issues and explore the potential for pollution prevention at the industry and facility levels. They consider both the regulatory and institutional...

460 pages
6 x 9

Lifelines
The Case For River Conservation

In Lifelines, Tim Palmer addresses the fate of our waterways. While proposals for gigantic federal dams are no longer common, and some of the worst pollution has been brought under control, myriad other concerns have appeared—many of...

266 pages
6 x 9

How to Save a River
A Handbook For Citizen Action

How to Save a River presents in a concise and readable format the wisdom gained from years of river protection campaigns across the United States. The book begins by defining general principles of action, including getting organized,...

286 pages
6 x 9

Entering the Watershed
A New Approach To Save America's River Ecosystems

Robert Doppelt, Mary Scurlock, Chris Frissell, and James R. Karr

Entering the Watershed is the product of a two-year project established by the Pacific Rivers Council to develop new federal riverine protection and restoration policy alternatives. It recommends a comprehensive new approach to river protection...

504 pages
6 x 9

Searching Out the Headwaters
Change And Rediscovery In Western Water Policy

To the uninitiated, water policy seems a complicated, hypertechnical, and incomprehensible subject: a tangle of engineering jargon and legalese surrounding a complex, delicate, and interrelated structure. Decisions concerning the public's waters...

253 pages
6 x 9

The Clean Water Act 20 Years Later

This volume explores the issues associated with the complex subject of water quality protection in an assessment of the successes and failures of the Clean Water Act over the past twenty years. In addition to examining traditional indicators of...

333 pages
6 x 9

Wild and Scenic Rivers of America

The National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act is one of the most important natural areas protection programs ever established at the federal level. It has resulted in the creation of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System -- a rich American legacy...

338 pages
6 x 9

Death in the Marsh

Selenium, essential in microscopic doses, can be deadly in larger amounts. Death in the Marsh explains how federal irrigation projects have altered selenium's circulation in the environment, allowing it to accumulate in marshes, killing...

259 pages
6 x 9

Hazardous Waste from Small Quantity Generators
Strategies And Solutions For Business And Government

Seymour I. Schwartz and Wendy Pratt Cuckovich

Those who remember with outrage the toxic waste nightmares at Love Canal and Times Beach might think nothing of taking their shirts to the neighborhood dry cleaners. But laundries, car maintenance shops, printing and ceramics studios, and other...

282 pages
6 x 9

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