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"Johansen examines the history, industrial uses, and harmful effects of the 12 most commonly used organochloride chemicals. All have been fully or partially banned by the Stockholm Protocol."
Abstracts of Public Administration, Development, and Environment
"[T]his book can serve as a useful source of bibliographical information and summery materials."
Natural Resources Forum
"[T]his volume is worth a thoughtful reading and should be in the science collections of all public, college and university libraries."
Robert B. Ridinger, Chair, Electronic Information Resources Management, Northern
"[A] valuable guide to librarians wishing to build their collections on this admittedly complicated subject. This volume is worth a thoughful reading and should be in the science collections of all public, college univesity libraries."
"[F]rom dioxins to the accumulation of dangerous chemicals in arctic environments, The Dirty Dozen reveals patterns of migration, synergy and chemical reactions which have an ongoing effect on the Earth's systems."
"If you thought Rachel Carson's Silent Spring was scary, this alarming expose will knock your socks off. Recommended for most environmental collections."
Library Journal, Starred Review
"Many environmentalists will heartily agree with the author's conclusions….Recommended. General readers; lower-division undergraduates."