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The dioxin war : truth and lies about a perfect poison

Author: Robert Allen
Publisher: London ; Ann Arbor, MI : Pluto, 2004.
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Robert Allen exposes the attempts by the chemical industry to cover up the true impact of dioxin on human health.

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Genre/Form: Case Reports
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Allen, Robert.
Dioxin war.
London ; Ann Arbor, MI : Pluto, 2004
(OCoLC)664776200
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Allen
ISBN: 9780745322131 0745322131 9780745322124 0745322123
OCLC Number: 56540659
Description: xvii, 201 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Chronology --
Abbreviations and acronyms --
What is dioxin? --
Prologue: The politics of truth --
Awkward questions: a dioxin spill in the mid-west --
Heart of darkness: phenoxy herbicides, Agent Orange and the Swedish doctors --
Ignorance is bliss: the poisoning in Missouri --
Toxic shock: deep rumbling sounds --
The EPA: a regulatory sleazefest --
Tears in the valleys: incinerator stories --
Epilogue: Challenging power and money --
Appendix: Bill Gaffey's work.
Responsibility: Robert Allen.
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This book reads like a detective story, but it is an uncomfortable lecture, sometimes perhaps a little too detailed, but a story that has to be told -- John Green, Morning Star [Robert Allen] employs Read more...

 
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