Environmental professionals are (and will continue to be) under increased pressure to become more knowledgeable of environmental management issues.
Basic Concepts in Environmental Management fulfills the long-standing need for fundamental knowledge-especially concerning government regulations on environmental and natural resource protection.
As a leading environmental professional and consultant since the 1940s, Kenneth M. Mackenthun offers a unique perspective on the breadth, scope, and ever-constant change in environmental legislation at the federal, state, and local levels... and what those guidelines signify for industry and citizens alike.
By maintaining an awareness of existing and forthcoming laws, environmentalists can substantially enhance their career potential-and be in a better position to protect the land, air, and sea. The starting point for that knowledge: Basic Concepts in Environmental Management.

chapter 1|4 pages


chapter 2|10 pages


chapter 3|4 pages

Assessments and Impacts

chapter 4|17 pages


chapter 5|11 pages


chapter 6|9 pages


chapter 7|2 pages

Toxic and Hazardous Materials and Wastes

chapter 8|12 pages

Other Environmental Laws

chapter 9|3 pages


chapter 10|4 pages

Ecosystem Recovery

chapter 11|2 pages

Pollution Prevention

chapter 12|12 pages

Review Questions and Answers

chapter 13|3 pages

Safety and Precautions

chapter 14|18 pages

Affected Environments

chapter 15|8 pages

The Environmental Career