Publisher description for Averting catastrophe : strategies for regulating risky technologies / Joseph G. Morone and Edward J. Woodhouse.


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Counter Chernobyl, Bhopal, and Love Canal are symbols of the potentially catastrophic risks that go hand in hand with much modern technology. This volume is a non-partisan study of the imperfect but steadily developing system for containing the risks of such technologies as chemicals, nuclear power, and genetic engineering.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Technology Risk assessment, Environmental protection