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Author Perritano, John.

Title The truth about environmental hazards / John V. Perritano, principal author ; Robert N. Golden, general editor, Fred L. Peterson, general editor.

Publication Info. New York : Facts On File, [2010]


Location Call No. Status
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  363.7 PERRITANO    Check Shelf
Description xii, 180 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Truth about
Truth about series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Air pollution -- Allergies -- Asbestos, uses and health risks of -- Bacteria, types and importance of -- Carbon monoxide -- Carcinogens, sources and dangers of -- Chemical pollution, causes and hazards of -- Clean water, sources and uses of -- Desettification, causes and effects of -- Earthquakes and tsunamis, dangers of -- Environmental conservation, history and benefits of -- Fires, causes and environmental dangers of -- Global warming -- Groundwater, sources and use of -- Hazardous waste disposal -- Herbicides, types, uses, and dangers of -- Hurricanes and tornadoes -- Insecticides, types, uses, and dangers of -- Landfills and superfund sites -- Lead poisoning -- Nuclear energy -- Oil spills -- Ozone layer -- Radiation -- Radon -- Rain forests, depletion of -- Recycling -- Volcanic activity -- Water pollution.
Summary Presents information on how environmental threats affect daily life and human health and explains the benefits of different types of energy and environmental conservation.
Subject Natural disasters -- Popular works.
Environmental disasters -- Popular works.
Environmental health -- Popular works.
Added Author Golden, Robert N.
Peterson, Fred L.
Added Title Environmental hazards
ISBN 9780816076468 hardcover alkaline paper
0816076464 hardcover alkaline paper
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