Polluted Science: The Epa's Campaign to Expand Clean Air Regulations

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Critically examines the EPA's new stricter standards for levels of particulate matter and ozone. Argues that the EPA's scientific studies and reasoning are flawed. Suggests that allowing the standards to go through will allow the EPA unwarranted expansion of its regulatory power at the cost of farmers and ranchers. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780844740416
  • Publisher: Aei Press
  • Publication date: 7/1/1997
  • Pages: 1
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
1 Something in the Air 1
2 How Grim Was My Valley? 9
3 Little Things Mean a Lot 13
4 A Tale of Six Cities 19
5 The Fine Particle Follies 28
6 The Asthma Anomaly - Corporations or Cockroaches? 39
7 CASAC Capers 46
8 Holes in the Ozone Claims 48
9 To Enforce the Impossible Dream 58
10 Spinning Out on the Cost-Benefit Curve 63
11 Barbecue Police and Body Odor 72
12 Distractions and Double Standards 77
13 The Clinton Administration Is Revolting 84
14 First Do No Harm 89
15 An End Run around Science and Reality 96
App. A Mortality Studies with Direct Measurement of Fine Particles 101
App. B Illness Studies with Direct Measurement of Fine Particles 103
App. C The Studies Listed on Browner's Poster of February 12, 1997 107
Notes 109
Index 135
About the Author 141
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