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THE ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERTHE ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEEREnvironmental engineering is essential for development of facilities for protection of the environment and for the proper management of natural resources. The environmental engineer places special attention on the biological, chemical, and physical reactions in the air, land, and water environments and on improved technology for integrated management systems, including reuse, recycling, and recovery measures.Environmental engineering began with society’s need for safe drinking water and management of liquid and solid wastes…
Robert A. Corbitt: Standard Handbook of Environmental Engineering, Second Edition. THE ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER, Chapter
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