Publisher description for Toxic substances in the environment / Bettina Magnus Francis.
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An accessible yet scientifically challenging account of the ecological and human health impacts of pollutants. Uses authentic examples of well-known environmental problems such as Chernobyl, Love Canal and asbestos contamination to illustrate the principles and practice of environmental toxicology. A unique chapter on policy includes a list of major public and civic environmental action groups.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Pollution Environmental aspects, Pollution Health aspects, Toxicology