Rom, William N.

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

Rom, William N. - Environmental Policy and Public Health: Air Pollution, Global Climate Change, and Wilderness, ebook


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This important resource provides an overview of the major environmental policy issues, both historic and topical, and explains how science plays a role in various forms of policy response. It scrutinizes the sources of pollution and threats to environmental integrity, the consequences of pollution on the environment and health and explains the legal basis for environmental action. The book explains science-based environmental regulation versus cost-benefit scenarios and advocacy by regulated industry and public health organizations. This resource is designed for graduate students in public health and environmental studies.

Keywords: Environmental & Occupational Health, environmental policy issues, historic environmental policy issues,  , topical environmental policy issues, how science and policy response, sources of pollution, threats to environmental integrity, consequences of pollution on the environment. consequences of pollution on health, the legal basis for environmental action, science-based environmental regulation, The Clean Air Act, The Wilderness Act, the National Environmental Policy Act, Endangered Species Act, epidemiology, human exposures, animal models, and in vitro cell, economics and environmental policy, global warming, wilderness, and air pollution, wilderness protection, Particulate Matter, Transportation and Ozone, Sulfur Dioxide and Acid Rain,  , Cigarette Smoking and Environmental Tobacco Smoke, Ozone Hole and Chlorofluorocarbons, Children’, s Environmental Health, Lead and Mercury, World Trade Center Dust Policy Issues, Community Advocacy Groups, Global Warming,  , Science and Consequences, Wilderness Challenges and New York’, s Adirondacks and Catskills, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
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Public Health/Environmental Health
Page amount
500 pages
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