Record Display for the EPA National Library Catalog
RECORD NUMBER: 1 OF 7
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||A worm in the teacher's apple : protecting America's school children from pests and pesticides /|
|Author||Lame, Marc L.|
|Subjects||Schools--Environmental aspects--United States. ; Pesticides--Environmental aspects. ; Children--Health risk assessment. ; Environmental protection. ; Environmental health--United States.|
|Collation||xvii, 238 pages ; 23 cm|
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-215) and index.
Part 1. Problems. There is no "silver bullet" but there is a "treadmill" -- Back to school, Dr. Lame, the reality of agrichemicals -- Part 2. Solutions. What our children deserve, "just do the right thing" -- The good, the bad, and the ugly -- Part 3. Implementation. Pest management is people management: creating the model for successful implementation of IPM in schools -- Building a better mousetrap in Indiana: "Do what you are doing now just think pests" -- Sneaking back into Arizona: testing the IPM model -- Expanding the model in Alabama -- Gambling in Las Vegas -- Reservations about the reservation : the Navajo nation -- Part 4. Tools. The process for success: "IPM is a process, not a miracle" -- Resources for success: "comrades and conspirators" -- Policymaking for school IPM: "Talk is cheap."