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

By: William N Rom
420 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations, tables
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
Environmental Policy and Public Health
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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.


Figures and Table ix
Foreword xv
Preface xix
The Author xxi
The Contributors xxiii

Chapter 1: The Clean Air Act and the National Environmental Policy Act 1
Chapter 2: Particulate Matter 17
Chapter 3: Ozone 41
Chapter 4: Sulfur Dioxide and Acid Rain 63
Chapter 5: Environmental Tobacco Smoke 81
Chapter 6: Children's Environmental Health: Mercury and Lead 101
Chapter 7: The Role of Community Advocacy Groups in Environmental Protection: Example of September 11, 2001 113
Chapter 8: The Medical Response to an Environmental Disaster: Lessons from the World Trade Center Attacks 137
Chapter 9: Chlorofluorocarbons and the Development of the Ozone Hole 159
Chapter 10: Global Warming Science and Consequences 179
Chapter 11: National Green Energy Plan 205
Chapter 12: Climate Change Policy Options 241
Chapter 13: Environmental Policy and the Land: Wilderness Preservation 267
Chapter 14: Environmental Policy and Advocacy Groups: The Wilderness Society: A Case Study 299
Chapter 15: Alaska: America's Wilderness Frontier: A Case Study 319
Chapter 16: The Clean Water Act and Water Ecosystems 337
Chapter 17: Toxic Chemicals in the Environment: Government Regulations and Public Health 355

Index 407

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William N. Rom MD, MPH, is Sol and Judith Bergstein Professor of Medicine, Departments of Medicine (Pulmonary Disease) and Environmental Medicine and director of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, director of the NYU Lung Cancer Biomarker Center, and director of the Chest Service and Environmental Lung Disease Laboratory at Bellevue Hospital Center. He recently was chair of the American Thoracic Society Environmental Health Policy Committee and on staff for Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton for the first global warming debate in fall 2003.
By: William N Rom
420 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations, tables
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
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