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Author Freeze, R. Allan.

Title The environmental pendulum : a quest for the truth about toxic chemicals, human health, and environmental protection / R. Allan Freeze.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2000.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  363.7384 F857E    Check Shelf
Description xiv, 323 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-309) and index.
Contents Prologue: A Day at Smithville -- The Polarization of the Environment -- Blenders and Buicks: The Environmental Consequences of Our Engineered Way of Life -- Environmental Contamination: What Matters and What Doesn't -- The Unpleasant Truths about Waste Management -- The Unpleasant Truths about Remediation -- The Regulatory Quagmire -- The Environmental Game -- Solutions.
Summary This is a scientific view of what toxic chemicals threaten our environment and our bodies, what risks are exaggerated, and what is being downplayed in the media (as revealed, for example, in A Civil Action).
Processing Action Legacy 2017 UoY
Subject Hazardous wastes -- Environmental aspects.
Hazardous wastes -- Health aspects.
Hazardous waste site remediation.
Environmental Pollution. (DNLM)D004787
Hazardous Waste. (DNLM)D006256
Hazardous waste site remediation. (OCoLC)fst00952317
Hazardous wastes -- Environmental aspects. (OCoLC)fst00952465
Hazardous wastes -- Health aspects. (OCoLC)fst00952472
ISBN 0520220463 (alk. paper)
9780520220461 (alk. paper)
0520220471 (alk. paper)
9780520220478 (alk. paper)
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