Our Children's Toxic Legacy: How Science and Law Fail to Protect Us from Pesticides

Our Children's Toxic Legacy: How Science and Law Fail to Protect Us from Pesticides

by John Wargo
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300066864

ISBN-13: 9780300066869

Pub. Date: 03/01/1998

Publisher: Yale University Press

A leading expert in pesticide policy traces the history of pesticide law and science and arrives at the alarming conclusion that we have failed to protect ourselves, and especially our children, from pesticide contamination of food, soil, water, and air. Our faith in government's ability to ensure only safe levels of exposure to pesticides is unfounded, says

Overview

A leading expert in pesticide policy traces the history of pesticide law and science and arrives at the alarming conclusion that we have failed to protect ourselves, and especially our children, from pesticide contamination of food, soil, water, and air. Our faith in government's ability to ensure only safe levels of exposure to pesticides is unfounded, says John Wargo, and he suggests fundamental legal and scientific reforms to contain the special health risks faced by children.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300066869
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
03/01/1998
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
396
Product dimensions:
6.42(w) x 9.57(h) x 1.13(d)

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