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Author McClellan, Grant S., compiler

Title Protecting our environment / edited by Grant S. McClellan
Published New York : Wilson, 1970


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Description 218 pages ; 20 cm
Series Reference shelf ; v. 42, no. 1
Reference shelf ; v. 42, no. 1
Contents I. Our Endangered Planet -- Polluting our Planet / David Perlman, Look -- The atomic age environment / Lord Ritchie-Calder, Center Magazine -- Our endangered country / Gaylord A. Nelson, Progressive -- II. An Atmosphere For Living -- Air polution / Daniel Brieht, America -- Is Pollution altering the weather? [climate change] / Eric Aynsley, New Scientist -- Pollution and nuclear reactors / Victor Cohn, Washington Post -- Automobiles and antipollution measures / Laura Fermi, Bulletin of Atomic Scientists -- Phasing out DDT / New York Times -- Noise pollution, a health hazard / William H. Stewart, Trial -- Pervasive noise pollution / Donald F. Anthrop, Bulletin of Atomic Scientists -- Air pollution, a nationwide survey / Gladwin Hill, New York Times
III. Rescuing out water resources -- America's polluted waterways / Wolfgang Langewiesche, Reader's Digest -- Lake Erie, a dying lake? / Peter Schrag, Saturday Review -- Controlling the Great Lakes Pollution / Harold B. Gotaas, Bulletin of Atomic Scientists -- Oil pollution of the oceans / Julian McCaull, Environment -- Toward a water pollution policy / Charles B. McCoy -- IV. A Land to Live in -- America's endangered landscape / Life -- Our threatened wilderness lands / Donald Jackson, Life -- The assault on the Everglades / Anthony Wolff, Look -- Population and landscape / James Nathan Miller, Reader's Digest -- Our growing trash heaps / Edwin A. Roberts Jr., National Observer -- Eliminating all waste / Neal Stanford, Christian Science Monitor
V. What can be done? -- Consumers and health services / Charles C. Johnson, Jr. -- Food and drug services / Herbert L. Ley, Jr. -- Air Pollution Control Administration / John T. Middleton -- Environmental Control Administration / Chris A. Hansen -- A critique of federal action / Luther J. Carter, Science -- Education for conservation / Luther J. Carter, Science -- Taxation as a weapon against pollution / Irston R. Barnes, Washington Post -- Costs of cleaning up pollution / Charles Sackrey -- Can the courts help? / Richard S. Jacobson -- Establishment of Council of Environmental Advisors / Richard M. Nixon [President] -- Sweden's antipollution program / Daniel S. Greenberg, Science -- United Nations efforts to protect our environment / International Conciliation
Summary Deals with global as well as specifically American aspects of the pollution problem and American and international attempt to protect the environment
Notes With bibl
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 211-218
Notes Also issued online
Subject Environmental policy -- United States.
Environmental policy.
Air Pollution.
Environmental Health.
Water Pollution.
Author McClellan, Grant S.
LC no. 72095636
ISBN 0824204093