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Main Title Poisoned for pennies : the economics of toxics and precaution /
Author Ackerman, Frank.
Publisher Island Press,
Year Published 2008
OCLC Number 173748825
ISBN 9781597264006 (cloth : alk. paper); 1597264008 (cloth : alk. paper); 9781597264013 (pbk. : alk. paper); 1597264016 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Subjects Environmental policy--Cost effectiveness. ; Environmental health--Government policy--Cost effectiveness. ; Medical policy--Cost effectiveness.
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http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0807/2007040654-b.html
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0807/2007040654-d.html
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EIAM  HC79.E5A268 2008 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 09/07/2010 STATUS
Collation xxvii, 317 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-309) and index.
Contents Notes
Pricing the priceless -- Was environmental protection ever a good idea? -- The unbearable lightness of regulatory costs -- Precaution, uncertainty, and dioxin -- The economics of atrazine -- Ignoring the benefits of pesticides regulation -- Mad cows and computer models -- Costs of preventable childhood illness -- Phasing out a problem plastic -- The costs of REACH -- Impacts of REACH on developing countries -- How should the US respond to REACH? -- Conclusion: economics and precautionary policies.