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Pollution : opposing viewpoints

Author: Tamara L Roleff
Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : Greenhaven Press, 2000.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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- Current book and periodical bibliographies- Lists of organizations to contact- Critical thinking activities and discussion questions- Illustrations, inserts, and cartoons- Titles continually revised and updated- Biographical sketch of authors- Paper and durable library bindings.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tamara L Roleff
ISBN: 0737701358 9780737701357 073770134X 9780737701340
OCLC Number: 40805464
Description: 224 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Garbage pollution is a serious problem / Lynn Landes --
Garbage pollution has improved / Robert M. Lilienfeld and William L. Rathje --
Air pollution is a serious problem / Peter Montague --
Air pollution is declining / Environmental Protection Agency --
Water pollution is a serious problem / Dick Russell --
Water pollution is declining / Gary Turbak --
Chemical pollutants are a serious threat to human health / Pratap Chatterjee --
Chemical pollutants are not a serious threat to human health / Jonathan Tolman --
Exposure to dioxin leads to health problems / Stephen Lester --
Exposure to dioxin does not lead to health problems / American Council on Science and Health --
Organophosphate insecticides must be banned / Richard Wiles, Kert Davies, and Christopher Campbell --
Organophosphate insecticides should not be banned / Michael Fumento --
Recycling conserves the environment / Allen Hershkowitz --
Recycling does not conserve the environment / Doug Bandow --
Recycling is economical / Brenda Platt --
Recycling is uneconomical / John Tierney --
Recycling sewage sludge into compost is safe and effective / National Research Council --
Recycling sewage sludge into compost is a health hazard / Alex Todorovic --
Stricter regulations will reduce air pollution / Carol M. Browner --
Stricter regulations may be costly and ineffective / Kenneth Green --
Pollution credits will reduce air pollution / John J. Fialka --
Pollution credits will increase air pollution / Brian Tokar --
Electric cars will reduce air pollution / Drew Kodjak --
Electric cars will not reduce air pollution / Richard de Neufville [and others] --
The states should manage the superfund program / John Shanahan --
The federal government should manage the superfund program / Velma M. Smith --
The states should enforce pollution laws / Mary Graham --
The federal government should enforce pollution laws / Robert F. Kennedy Jr. --
The legal system should regulate pollution / Roger E. Meiners and Bruce Yandle --
Businesses should be taxed on pollution / Ted Halstead --
"Polluter pays" policies are unfair and ineffective / Jonathan H. Adler.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Tamara L. Roleff, book editor.

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- Current book and periodical bibliographies- Lists of organizations to contact- Critical thinking activities and discussion questions- Illustrations, inserts, and cartoons- Titles continually revised and updated- Biographical sketch of authors- Paper and durable library bindings.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-06-09) Good Permalink

       Balanced view on pollution. Very handy with classes researching environmental issues. Contains black and white illustrations and is recommended for students and teachers.

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