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Uncertain hazards : environmental activists and scientific proof

Author: Sylvia Noble Tesh
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y : Cornell University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Ordinary citizens frequently organize around environmental issues on which little scientific evidence exists to back activists' claims. Should we then dismiss such claims as spurious? Or should we side with citizens against the polluters?
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvia Noble Tesh
ISBN: 9781501717581 1501717588
OCLC Number: 1077765961
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. - Print version record.
Description: Online Ressource (x, 168 pages)
Responsibility: Sylvia Noble Tesh.

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