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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Truth about where you live : an atlas for action on toxins and mortality /
Author Goldman, Benjamin A.
Publisher Times Books/Random House,
Year Published 1991
OCLC Number 23254976
ISBN 0812918983 (pbk.) :
Subjects Environmental health--United States ; Diseases--United States--Statistics
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBM  RA566.3.G65 1991 2 copies Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 02/08/1992
EJEM NPCD RA566.3.G65 1991 OCSPP Chemical Library/Washington,DC 08/10/2001
EJER EPCRA RA566.3.G65 1991 OCSPP Chemical Library/Washington,DC 03/03/2009
EKBM  RA566.3.G65 1991 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 05/31/2002
ELDM  RA566.3.G65 1991 CCTE/GLTED Library/Duluth,MN 04/21/2006
EOAR  RA566.3.G65 1991 EJ Region 8 Technical Library/Denver,CO 03/04/2009
Edition 1st ed.
Collation xiv, 416 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. {363}-399) and index.
Contents Notes
Chpt. 1. Overview: reading the maps; the lay of the land.--Chpt. 2. An atlas for action: Untangling the web; patterned clues; stacking the odds; chasing cures; information everywhere; organizing prevention.--Chpt. 3. Mortality: all diseases; heart diseases; infant diseases; birth defects; all cancers; lung cancers; breat cancers; child cancers; acutely hazardous exposures; young-adult infectious diseases.--Chpt. 4. Industrial toxins: Industrial air emissions; industrial water discharges; hazardous wastes; workplace toxins.--Chpt. 5. Nonindustrial pollution: pesticides; water quality; air quality.--Chpt. 6. Environmental justice: demographics; socioeconomics; education; health services.--Methods: Map design; mortality measures; industrial toxins measures; nonindustrial pollution measures; social structure measures; data sources.--Resources: national government and industry organizations; national environmental and public interest organizations; state agencies; grass-roos organizations; periodicals.