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Environmental policy and public health

Author: Barry L Johnson; Maureen Y Lichtveld
Publisher: Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, ©2018 [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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"The book describes both current and emerging environmental hazards to human and related ecosystem health and discusses policies and their public health foundations. Public health concerns are presented as their nexus with ecosystem concerns. Current hazards described include air pollution, impure water, unsafe food, toxic substances, pesticides, tobacco products, and hazardous waste. Emerging areas of import to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barry L Johnson; Maureen Y Lichtveld
ISBN: 9781498799461 1498799469
OCLC Number: 1007699368
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Section I: Policymaking Basics, Foundations, and Resources1. Fundamentals of Environmental Health Policymaking2. Steps in Environmental Health Policymaking3. U.S. Federal Government's Environmental Health Structure4. General U.S. Federal Environmental Statutes5. Global Environmental Health Programs and PoliciesSection II: Known Environmental Hazards to Public Health6. Climate Change7. Tobacco Products8. Air Quality9. Water Quality and Security10. Food Safety and Security11. Hazardous Chemical Substances12. Waste Generation and Management13. Environment-Related Infectious DiseasesSection III: Emerging Areas Impacting Environmental Health14. Energy Production and Associated Policies15. Genetically Modified Organisms16. Biodiversity and Endangered Species17. The Built EnvironmentSection IV: Influences on Environmental Health Policymaking18. Policy Impacts of Environmental Justice19. Policy Impacts of Risk Assessment20. Lessons Learned and Authors' ReflectionSection V: Support MaterialAppendix 1: List of AbbreviationsAppendix 2: List of Key WebsitesAppendix 3: Glossary of Key Terms
Responsibility: Barry L. Johnson and Maureen Y. Lichtveld.

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