The Resource Chemicals, Margaret Haerens, book editor

Chemicals, Margaret Haerens, book editor

Label
Chemicals
Title
Chemicals
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Haerens, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An anthology of essays about environmental issues, including topics like chemical spills, food contamination, and environmental pollution offering opposing views for the reader to evaluate
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
363.738/4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
TD176.7
LC item number
.C474 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Haerens, Margaret
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pollution
  • Hazardous substances
  • Pollutants
Label
Chemicals, Margaret Haerens, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • James Hamblin
  • Chapter 2: What can lead to dangerous levels of toxic chemical exposure?
  • E-cigarettes may benefit smokers and public health
  • Sally Satel
  • Flame-retardant chemicals are a public health threat
  • Elizabeth Grossman
  • Pharmaceutical drugs are polluting water and adversely affecting wildlife
  • Harvard Health Letter
  • Many common cosmetics contain toxins and may be a threat to public health
  • Linda Sharps
  • Chapter 1: What threats do chemicals pose to the environment and public health?
  • Chapter 3: How are chemicals endangering the water and food supply?
  • How safe is our drinking water?
  • James Salzman
  • The use of chemical pesticides endangers wildlife and the environment
  • Sonia Shah
  • Chemicals involved in fracking are a public health risk
  • Sandy Dechert
  • Fracking is not a public health risk
  • Nicolas D. Loris
  • The chemical dispersants used in oil spills are toxic
  • There are too many unregulated chemicals in everyday life
  • Jacqueline Savitz
  • The use of chemical dispersants to treat oil spills involves environmental trade-offs
  • David Westerholm
  • Chapter 4: How should the government protect Americans from toxic chemicals?
  • A truly toxic issue
  • Sadhbh Walshe
  • The US government should not rush to ban chemicals
  • Jon Entine
  • The Chemical Safety Improvement Act should be passed
  • Linda Fisher
  • Melinda Burns
  • The Chemical Safety Improvement Act should not be passed
  • Andy Igrejas
  • Bisphenol A (BPA) should be banned
  • Karl Grossman
  • Bisphenol A (BPA) should not be banned
  • Angela Logomasini
  • Regulations on chemical production and storage should be tightened
  • John Deans and Richard Moore
  • Americans cannot be paralyzed by fear when it comes to chemical exposure
  • Julie Gunlock
  • Both rich and poor communities are affected by toxic chemical exposure
  • Danielle Kurtzleben
  • Toxic chemical exposure disproportionately impacts low-income communities
Control code
ocn874728179
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9780737772487
Lccn
2014029439
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)874728179
Label
Chemicals, Margaret Haerens, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • James Hamblin
  • Chapter 2: What can lead to dangerous levels of toxic chemical exposure?
  • E-cigarettes may benefit smokers and public health
  • Sally Satel
  • Flame-retardant chemicals are a public health threat
  • Elizabeth Grossman
  • Pharmaceutical drugs are polluting water and adversely affecting wildlife
  • Harvard Health Letter
  • Many common cosmetics contain toxins and may be a threat to public health
  • Linda Sharps
  • Chapter 1: What threats do chemicals pose to the environment and public health?
  • Chapter 3: How are chemicals endangering the water and food supply?
  • How safe is our drinking water?
  • James Salzman
  • The use of chemical pesticides endangers wildlife and the environment
  • Sonia Shah
  • Chemicals involved in fracking are a public health risk
  • Sandy Dechert
  • Fracking is not a public health risk
  • Nicolas D. Loris
  • The chemical dispersants used in oil spills are toxic
  • There are too many unregulated chemicals in everyday life
  • Jacqueline Savitz
  • The use of chemical dispersants to treat oil spills involves environmental trade-offs
  • David Westerholm
  • Chapter 4: How should the government protect Americans from toxic chemicals?
  • A truly toxic issue
  • Sadhbh Walshe
  • The US government should not rush to ban chemicals
  • Jon Entine
  • The Chemical Safety Improvement Act should be passed
  • Linda Fisher
  • Melinda Burns
  • The Chemical Safety Improvement Act should not be passed
  • Andy Igrejas
  • Bisphenol A (BPA) should be banned
  • Karl Grossman
  • Bisphenol A (BPA) should not be banned
  • Angela Logomasini
  • Regulations on chemical production and storage should be tightened
  • John Deans and Richard Moore
  • Americans cannot be paralyzed by fear when it comes to chemical exposure
  • Julie Gunlock
  • Both rich and poor communities are affected by toxic chemical exposure
  • Danielle Kurtzleben
  • Toxic chemical exposure disproportionately impacts low-income communities
Control code
ocn874728179
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9780737772487
Lccn
2014029439
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)874728179

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