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The Resource Averting catastrophe : strategies for regulating risky technologies, Joseph G. Morone and Edward J. Woodhouse

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

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Averting catastrophe : strategies for regulating risky technologies
Title
Averting catastrophe
Title remainder
strategies for regulating risky technologies
Statement of responsibility
Joseph G. Morone and Edward J. Woodhouse
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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. ... Publisher description
Additional physical form
A digital reproduction is available from E-Editions, a collaboration of the University of California Press and the California Digital Library's eScholarship program.
Cataloging source
DLC
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Morone, Joseph G
Dewey number
304.2/
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
T174.5
LC item number
.M68 1986
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Woodhouse, Edward J
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  • Technology
  • Environmental protection
Label
Averting catastrophe : strategies for regulating risky technologies, Joseph G. Morone and Edward J. Woodhouse
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Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 177-202
Contents
The potential for catastrophe -- Toxic chemicals -- Nuclear power -- Recombinant DNA research -- Threats to the ozone layer -- The greenhouse threat -- A system fro averting catasttrophe -- Can we do better?
Control code
ocm12808570
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
x, 215 p.
Isbn
9780520057234
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
85024607
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 35053
  • (OCoLC)12808570
Label
Averting catastrophe : strategies for regulating risky technologies, Joseph G. Morone and Edward J. Woodhouse
Link
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 177-202
Contents
The potential for catastrophe -- Toxic chemicals -- Nuclear power -- Recombinant DNA research -- Threats to the ozone layer -- The greenhouse threat -- A system fro averting catasttrophe -- Can we do better?
Control code
ocm12808570
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
x, 215 p.
Isbn
9780520057234
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
85024607
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 35053
  • (OCoLC)12808570

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