Pulp Mills and the Environment: an Annotated Bibliography for Nothern Alberta


Crone, Hugh D. Chemicals and Society: A Guide to the New Chemical Age. New York: Cambridge University, 1986. A compact introduction to chemistry for the layperson.

Hawley, Gessner, G. The Condensed Chemical Dictionary, 9th edition. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1977. A help for chemical compounds and terms.

Levin, Simon A. and Kenneth D. Kimball, editors. New Perspectives in Ecotoxicology. Environmental Management, volume 8, number 5, pages 375-442, September 1984. A special issue of this periodical on the effects of toxic chemicals on ecosystems.

National Council of the Paper Industry for Air and Stream Improvement. Procedures for the Analysis of Resin and Fatty Acids in Pulp Mill Effluents. New York: the Council, August 1986. Also as the Council's Technical Bulletin 501.

O'Neill, Peter. Environmental Chemistry. London: George Allen and Unwin, 1985. An introduction to the major earth elements and their interactions with other elements and with living things.

Ramamoorthy, S. Mercury Analysis in Environmental Samples. Vegreville, Alberta: Alberta Environmental Centre, 1982. AECV82-M2. An example of a protocal for taking and analyzing samples.

Ramamoorthy, Sita and James W. Moore. Chemical Agents of Environmental Concern in Alberta Waters: A Bibliography. Part I: Organic Compounds. Vegreville, Alberta: Alberta Environmental Centre, 1982.AECV82-B1. A bibliography of 1300 citations on organic compounds of potential concern.

Ramamoorthy, Sita and James W. Moore. Chemical Agents of Environmental Concern in Alberta Waters: A Bibliography. Part II: Mercury and Cadmium. Vegreville, Alberta: Alberta Environmental Centre, 1983. AECV83-B1. A bibliography of 1100 citations on these two heavy metals.

Sittig, Marshall. Handbook of Toxic and Hazardous Chemicals. Park Ridge, New Jersey: Noyes Publications, 1981. Gives information on chemical names, formulas, synonyms, exposure limits (for the USA), harmful effects and symptoms, etc. for thousands of compounds.

Wardrop, W. L. and Associates Limited. Poplar Chemical Process Development and Demonstration Facility. Edmonton: W.L. Wardrop and Associates, 1982. Prepared for Alberta Energy and Natural Resources. Potentials for extraction of various chemicals (rather than pulp) from poplar trees. Perhaps some of the byproducts of pulp mills could be used for manufacture of useful chemicals?

Windholz, Martha, Susan Budavari, Rosemary F. Blumetti and Elizabeth S. Otterbein, editors. The Merck Index. An Encyclopedia of Chemicals, Drugs, and Biologicals, 10th edition. Rathway, New Jersey: Merck and Co., 1983. The chemist's "Bible" for finding out basic information on chemicals.

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