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Understanding environmental pollution

By: Hill, M.K.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cambridge University Press 1997Description: 316p.Subject(s): Book | Marine and estuarine pollutionSummary: This book systematically addresses the spectrum of pollution issues, from global stratospheric ozone depletion to personal pollution in the home. It identifies pollutants and their sources, addresses the risks to humans and the environment, and discusses what is being done to reduce emissions. Although it focuses on the United States, this text considers the global implications of local pollution and stresses both individual and corporate responsibility. The book provides basic concepts in toxicology and risk assessment.
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This book systematically addresses the spectrum of pollution issues, from global stratospheric ozone depletion to personal pollution in the home. It identifies pollutants and their sources, addresses the risks to humans and the environment, and discusses what is being done to reduce emissions. Although it focuses on the United States, this text considers the global implications of local pollution and stresses both individual and corporate responsibility. The book provides basic concepts in toxicology and risk assessment.

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