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Author Perritano, John.

Title The truth about environmental hazards / John V. Perritano, principal author ; Robert N. Golden, general editor, Fred L. Peterson, general editor
Published New York : Facts On File, [2010]


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Description xii, 180 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Truth about
Truth about series.
Contents Air pollution -- Allergies -- Asbestos, uses and health risks of -- Bacteria, types and importance of -- Carbon monoxide -- Carcinogens, sources and dangers of -- Chemical pollution, causes and hazards of -- Clean water, sources and uses of -- Desettification, causes and effects of -- Earthquakes and tsunamis, dangers of -- Environmental conservation, history and benefits of -- Fires, causes and environmental dangers of -- Global warming -- Groundwater, sources and use of -- Hazardous waste disposal -- Herbicides, types, uses, and dangers of -- Hurricanes and tornadoes -- Insecticides, types, uses, and dangers of -- Landfills and superfund sites -- Lead poisoning -- Nuclear energy -- Oil spills -- Ozone layer -- Radiation -- Radon -- Rain forests, depletion of -- Recycling -- Volcanic activity -- Water pollution
Summary Presents information on how environmental threats affect daily life and human health and explains the benefits of different types of energy and environmental conservation
Analysis Emergencies
Environmental management
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Environmental disasters -- Popular works.
Environmental health -- Popular works.
Natural disasters -- Popular works.
Environmental Exposure -- adverse effects.
Environmental Health.
Genre/Form Popular Work.
Author Golden, Robert N.
Peterson, Fred L.
LC no. 2009022200
ISBN 0816076464 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780816076468 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Other Titles Environmental hazards