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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.

Published Berkeley : University of California Press, 2000.


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Physical description pages cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue: A Day at Smithville 1 -- Chapter 1. Polarization of the Environment 7 -- Chapter 2. Blenders and Buicks: The Environmental Consequences of Our Engineered Way of Life 48 -- Chapter 3. Environmental Contamination: What Matters and What Doesn't 94 -- Chapter 4. Unpleasant Truths about Waste Management 147 -- Chapter 5. Unpleasant Truths about Remediation 197 -- Chapter 6. Regulatory Quagmire 221 -- Chapter 7. Environmental Game 253 -- Chapter 8. Solutions 282.
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).
Subject Hazardous wastes -- Environmental aspects.
Hazardous wastes -- Health aspects.
Hazardous waste site remediation.
ISBN 0520220463 (alk. paper)
0520220471 (alk. paper)