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Main Title Water wasteland : Ralph Nader's study group report on water pollution /
Author Zwick, David,
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Benstock, Marcy,
Nader, Ralph,
Publisher Grossman Publishers,
Year Published 1971
OCLC Number 00227211
ISBN 0670751693; 9780670751693
Subjects Nonpoint source pollution ; Water--Pollution ; Water--Pollution--United States ; Government Agencies ; Eau--Pollution--Thèses et crits académiques ; Government Agencies--United States ; Eau--Pollution--Tháeses et âecrits acadâemiques
Additional Subjects Water--Pollution--United States
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBM  TD223.Z86 1971 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 03/08/2002
EJDM  TD223.Z861 1971 Env Science Center Library/Ft Meade,MD 01/01/1988
EMBM  TD223.Z86 1971 NRMRL/GWERD Library/Ada,OK 01/01/1988
ERAM  TD223.Z86 1971 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 01/01/1988
Collation xvii pages, 1 unnumbered page, 494 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
"The Nader Report"--Spine. Introduction by Ralph Nader. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Focusing on the problem of water pollution, the authors critically evaluate the government's limited efforts to prevent the hazardous abuse of this natural resource. Part one. The danger -- Water wasteland -- Part two. Polluters and protectors -- People, profits, and pollution : municipal and industrial pollution -- Plusð ca change, plus c'est la mãeme chose : the federal water pollution control program -- Pollution for sale : detergents -- The forgotten polluters : non-point sources of pollution --Part three. Politics, action, and inaction -- Discretion and dereliction -- Better late than never : the Lake Superior story -- With a little help from their friends -- The squeaky wheel gets the grease : public pressure and pollution control -- Part four. Law and order -- Law and order -- A uniquely local problem -- Private property, keep out : information on pollution -- Time is money -- The rise and fall of a mirage : federal water quality standards -- Hope springs eternal : the refuse act of 1899 -- Part five. The new federalism -- Talk is cheap -- Subsidies abused, sanctions unused -- Janus' other face : the federal government as polluter -- Innovation and obfuscation : the uses and abuses of pollution control research.