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Main Title Worst things first? : the debate over risk-based national environmental priorities /
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Finkel, Adam M.
Golding, Dominic.
Publisher Resources for the Future,
Year Published 1994
OCLC Number 30665296
ISBN 0915707748 (alk. paper)
Subjects Environmental risk assessment--United States--Congresses ; Environmental policy--United States--Congresses
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EHAM  GE145.W67 1994 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 09/27/1996
EJEM  GE145.W67 1994 OCSPP Chemical Library/Washington,DC 07/02/2018
EKBM  GE145.W67 1994 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 06/09/1995
ESAM  GE145.W67 1994 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 04/14/1995
Collation xiv, 348 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Papers presented at a conference held from November 15 to 17, 1992, in Annapolis, Maryland. Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
Should we-and can we-reduce the worst risks first? / Adam M. Finkel -- Rationalism and redemocratization: time for a truce / Alice M. Rivlin -- EPA's vision for setting national environmental priorities / F. Henry Habicht II -- An overview of risk-based priority setting at EPA / Charles W. Kent, Frederick W. Allen -- Integrating science, values, and democracy through comparative risk asessment / Jonathan Lash -- A proposal to address, rather than rank, environmental problems / Mary O'Brien -- Current priority-setting methodology: too little rationality or too much? / Dale Hattis, Robert L. Goble -- Quantitative risk ranking: more promise than the critics suggest / M. Granger Morgan -- Paradigms, process, and politics: risk and regulatory design / Donald T. Hornstein -- Is reducing risk the real objective of risk management? / Richard B. Belzer - State concerns in setting environmental priorities: is the risk-based paradigm the best we can do? / Victoria J. Tschinkel -- The states: the national laboratory for the risk-based paradigm? / G. Tracy Mehan III -- Working group discussions / Adam M. Finkel, Dominic Golding -- Pollution prevention: putting comparative risk assessment in its place / Barry Commoner -- Hammers don't cut wood: why we need pollution prevention and comparative risk assessment / John D. Graham -- Unequal environmental protection: incorporating environmental justice in decision making / Robert D. Bullard -- Risk-based priorities and environmental justice / Albert L. Nichols -- An innovation-based strategy for the environment / Nicholas A. Ashford -- Promoting innovation "the easy way" / James D. Wilson -- Summary of closing panel discussion / Adam M. Finkel, Dominic Golding -- Recurring themes and points of contention / Adam M. Finkel, Dominic Golding -- Afterthoughts / Adam M. Finkel.