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The polluters : the making of our chemically altered environment

Autor Benjamin Ross; Steven Amter
Vydavatel: New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
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This book explains how the chemical industry, aided by a compliant government, was able to spread a wide variety of pollutants beginning in the years following World War II, despite the fact that the environmental dangers of such new synthetic chemical products as DDT and nylon were known by both industry and the scientific community. The chemical pollution that irrevocably damages today's environment is, although  Přečíst více...
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Typ dokumentu: Book
Všichni autoři/tvůrci: Benjamin Ross; Steven Amter
ISBN: 9780199739950 0199739951
OCLC číslo: 468853835
Popis: viii, 223 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Obsahy: The sorcerer's apprentices --
Summoning the Spirits. Pollution goes to Washington ; The rise of the chemical industry ; Royd Sayers' Service Bureau. --
Fetching a Flood. The miracle bug-killer ; Wilhelm Hueper and environmental cancer ; Bad air in Los Angeles ; Donora's strangler smog ; A new deal for clean water ; Deregulating California's water --
The stealth pollutants. --
Holding Back the Deluge. DuPont tries to clean up ; The industry responds ; From Donora to Love Canal ; Convenient hopes and inconvenient truths.
Odpovědnost: Benjamin Ross, Steven Amter.
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The Polluters brings to light a previously untold story of personal struggle, scientific conflict, and political intrigue over the environment. Research was slanted, unwelcome discoveries were  Přečíst více...

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