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Industrial disasters, toxic waste, and community impacts : the health effects and environmental justice struggles around the globe

Author: Francis O Adeola
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the post-World War II period, modern societies have developed numerous heterogeneous synthetic organic compounds released into the environment and human habitats. This book addresses the threats  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francis O Adeola
ISBN: 9780739147467 0739147463 9780739147481 073914748X 9780739197745 0739197746
OCLC Number: 794708268
Description: xxi, 291 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Hazardous wasts, theories of industrial disaster, and population at risk --
E-wastes, presistent organic pollutants, and health effects --
Contaminated communities, national and transnational regulatory responses --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Francis Olajide Adeola.

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Francis Adeola takes on the highly confusing topic of modern society's wastes-hazardous wastes, toxic wastes, waste production, waste disposal, waste trafficking, anthropogenic hazardous disasters, Read more...

 
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