The Resource The polluters : the making of our chemically altered environment, Benjamin Ross, Steven Amter, (electronic book)

The polluters : the making of our chemically altered environment, Benjamin Ross, Steven Amter, (electronic book)

Label
The polluters : the making of our chemically altered environment
Title
The polluters
Title remainder
the making of our chemically altered environment
Statement of responsibility
Benjamin Ross, Steven Amter
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Benjamin Ross and Steven Amter here tell the story of how the chemical industry, abetted by a compliant government, set loose a plague of pollution that began in the years before and directly following World War II, a plague that still lingers today. The advent of new synthetic chemical products such as Nylon and DDT created new hazards just as the expansion and mechanization of industry exacerbated old ones. Environmental dangers well known today--smog, pesticides, lead, chlorinated solvents, asbestos, and even global warming--were already recognized in that era by chemists, engineers, doctor
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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Ross, Benjamin
Dewey number
363.7380973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TD195.C45
LC item number
R67 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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Amter, Steven
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  • Chemical industry
  • Pollution
  • Pollutants
Label
The polluters : the making of our chemically altered environment, Benjamin Ross, Steven Amter, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10402682
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
viii, 223 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The polluters : the making of our chemically altered environment, Benjamin Ross, Steven Amter, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10402682
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
viii, 223 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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