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Protecting our environment. Edited by Grant S. McClellan.


New York, Wilson, 1970.
ISBN , 0824204093

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Subjects Air Pollution.
Environmental Health.
Environmental policy -- United States.
Environmental policy.
United States.
Water Pollution.
Series Reference shelf ; v. 42, no. 1.
Description 218 pages 20 cm.
Copyright Date 1970.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-218).
Also issued online.
Summary Deals with global as well as specifically American aspects of the pollution problem and American and international attempt to protect the environment.
Contents I. Our Endangered Planet -- Polluting our Planet / David Perlman, Look -- The atomic age environment / Lord Ritchie-Calder, Center Magazine -- Our endangered country / Gaylord A. Nelson, Progressive -- II. An Atmosphere For Living -- Air polution / Daniel Brieht, America -- Is Pollution altering the weather? [climate change] / Eric Aynsley, New Scientist -- Pollution and nuclear reactors / Victor Cohn, Washington Post -- Automobiles and antipollution measures / Laura Fermi, Bulletin of Atomic Scientists -- Phasing out DDT / New York Times -- Noise pollution, a health hazard / William H. Stewart, Trial -- Pervasive noise pollution / Donald F. Anthrop, Bulletin of Atomic Scientists -- Air pollution, a nationwide survey / Gladwin Hill, New York Times.
III. Rescuing out water resources -- America's polluted waterways / Wolfgang Langewiesche, Reader's Digest -- Lake Erie, a dying lake? / Peter Schrag, Saturday Review -- Controlling the Great Lakes Pollution / Harold B. Gotaas, Bulletin of Atomic Scientists -- Oil pollution of the oceans / Julian McCaull, Environment -- Toward a water pollution policy / Charles B. McCoy -- IV. A Land to Live in -- America's endangered landscape / Life -- Our threatened wilderness lands / Donald Jackson, Life -- The assault on the Everglades / Anthony Wolff, Look -- Population and landscape / James Nathan Miller, Reader's Digest -- Our growing trash heaps / Edwin A. Roberts Jr., National Observer -- Eliminating all waste / Neal Stanford, Christian Science Monitor.
V. What can be done? -- Consumers and health services / Charles C. Johnson, Jr. -- Food and drug services / Herbert L. Ley, Jr. -- Air Pollution Control Administration / John T. Middleton -- Environmental Control Administration / Chris A. Hansen -- A critique of federal action / Luther J. Carter, Science -- Education for conservation / Luther J. Carter, Science -- Taxation as a weapon against pollution / Irston R. Barnes, Washington Post -- Costs of cleaning up pollution / Charles Sackrey -- Can the courts help? / Richard S. Jacobson -- Establishment of Council of Environmental Advisors / Richard M. Nixon [President] -- Sweden's antipollution program / Daniel S. Greenberg, Science -- United Nations efforts to protect our environment / International Conciliation.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)79635
(OCoLC)ocm00079635
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WorldCat Identities McClellan, Grant S.,
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