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Main Title Regulating chemical accumulation in the environment : the integration of toxicology and economics in environmental policy-making /
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Swanson, Timothy M.
Vighi, M.
Publisher Cambridge University Press,
Year Published 1998
OCLC Number 38495014
ISBN 0521593107; 9780521593106
Subjects Environmental policy ; Environmental chemistry--Economic aspects ; Environmental toxicology ; Gevaarlijke stoffen ; Milieubeleid ; Chemische stoffen ; Accumulatie ; Milieuvraagstuk ; Umweltpolitik ; Umwelttoxikologie ; Wirtschaft ; èOkologische Chemie ; Politique de l'environnement ; Chimie de l'environnement--Aspect conomique ; âEcotoxicologie ; Umweltpolitik--(DE-588)4078523-3 ; Umwelttoxikologie--(DE-588)4121813-9 ; Wirtschaft--(DE-588)4066399-1 ; èOkologische Chemie--(DE-588)4135167-8
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EIAM  GE170.R445 1998 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 01/17/2003
EJEM  GE170.R445 1998 OCSPP Chemical Library/Washington,DC 07/02/2018
Collation xxi, 278 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Preface: the regulation of pesticides in Europe -- past, present and future / Marco Vighi, Carolina Sbriscia Fioretti and Timothy Swanson -- Regulating chemical accumulation: an integrated approach / Timothy Swanson -- Chemical characteristics: the case of herbicides in Italy / Carolina Sbriscia Fioretti, Giuseppe Zanin, Paolo Ferrario and Marco Vighi -- Valuing chemical characteristics: a hedonic approach / Tore Sèoderqvist -- Environmental toxicology: the background for risk assessment / Marco Vighi, Richard Lloyd and Carolina Sbriscia Fioretti -- The value of changes in health risks: a review / Magnus Johannesson and Per-Olav Johansson -- On estimating the benefits of groundwater protection: a contingent valuation study in Milan / Jane Press and Tore Sèoderqvist -- Market failure / Robin Mason -- Regulatory failure / Robin Mason -- Optimal policies for regulating persistent chemicals / Timothy Swanson -- An analysis of alternative legal instruments for the regulation of pesticides / Michael G. Faure and Jèurgen G.J. Lefevere. This volume forms the conclusion of five years' collaboration between toxicologists, economists and lawyers in the understanding and solution of the problem of accumulative chemicals.