Environmental Policy and Public Health: Air Pollution, Global Climate Change, and Wilderness

Editor/Author Rom, William N.
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $95.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $142.50
ISBN: 978-0-47-059343-1
Category: Science - Environmental sciences
Image Count: 53
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This resource provides an overview of the major environmental policy issues, past and present, and explains the interplay among law, science, and advocacy as related to environmental policymaking in the United States and abroad.

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Table of Contents

  • Dedication
  • Figures and Table
  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • The Author
  • The Contributors
  • Chapter 1: The Clean Air Act and the National Environmental Policy Act
  • Chapter 2: Particulate Matter
  • Chapter 3: Ozone
  • Chapter 4: Sulfur Dioxide and Acid Rain
  • Chapter 5: Environmental Tobacco Smoke
  • Chapter 6: Children's Environmental Health: Mercury and Lead
  • Chapter 7: The Role of Community Advocacy Groups in Environmental Protection: Example of September 11, 2001
  • Chapter 8: The Medical Response to an Environmental Disaster: Lessons from the World Trade Center Attacks
  • Chapter 9: Chlorofluorocarbons and the Development of the Ozone Hole
  • Chapter 10: Global Warming Science and Consequences
  • Chapter 11: National Green Energy Plan
  • Chapter 12: Climate Change Policy Options
  • Chapter 13: Environmental Policy and the Land: Wilderness Preservation
  • Chapter 14: Environmental Policy and Advocacy Groups: The Wilderness Society: A Case Study
  • Chapter 15: Alaska: America's Wilderness Frontier: A Case Study
  • Chapter 16: The Clean Water Act and Water Ecosystems
  • Chapter 17: Toxic Chemicals in the Environment: Government Regulations and Public Health