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DDT wars : rescuing our national bird, preventing cancer, and creating Environmental Defense Fund

Author: Charles F Wurster
Publisher: New York, New York : Oxford University Press, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A firsthand account of the Environmental Defense Fund's battle to ban DDT from use as a pesticide, written by a founding member of the EDF. Describes the various legal and scientific maneuvers  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Wurster, Charles F.
DDT wars : rescuing our national bird, preventing cancer, and creating Environmental Defense Fund.
New York, New York : Oxford University Press, ©2015
xxi, 231 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles F Wurster
ISBN: 9780190219420 0190219424 0190219416 9780190219413
OCLC Number: 908063037
Description: 1 online resource (257 pages) : illustrations, photographs
Contents: Chapter 1. A Robin With Uncontrollable Convulsions ; Chapter 2. Sue the Bastards on Long Island: The Power of an Idea ; Chapter 3. Proceed With Caution, Then Sue the Bastards in Michigan ; Chapter 4. On to Wisconsin, the Dairy State ; Chapter 5. EDF, Barely An Organization, Getting Its Act Together ; Chapter 6. EDF Diversifies Into New Environmental Arenas ; Chapter 7: Time to Go after the Feds ; Chapter 8. Escalating the DDT Issue with More Court Cases ; Chapter 9. Important Changes in Washington Affect the DDT Battle ; Chapter 10. DDT Goes To Trial, Finally, in Washington, DC ; Chapter 11. EPA Administrator Ruckelshaus Decides ; Chapter 12. Several Encores: Five More Bad Actors Were Dispatched ; Chapter 13. The DDT Wars: Four Great Victories ; EPILOGUE - The Last Word, President Fred Krupp
Responsibility: Charles F. Wurster.

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Combining important details about the EDF with intriguing anecdotes, DDT Wars is both a historical walk through the US's environmental past and a rallying cry to those concerned about the world Read more...

 
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