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Toxic Deception: How the Chemical Industry Manipulates Science, Bends the Law and Endangers Your Health
     

Toxic Deception: How the Chemical Industry Manipulates Science, Bends the Law and Endangers Your Health

by Dan Fagin, Marianne Lavelle, Center for Public Integrity Staff
 

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Toxic pollution has increased frighteningly in the thirty-seven years since the publication of Rachel Carson's seminal Silent Spring, and the chemical industry has become infinitely more sophisticated at deploying legions of lobbyists, lawyers, scientists and public relations experts who camouflage its deadly deceptions.

Overview

Toxic pollution has increased frighteningly in the thirty-seven years since the publication of Rachel Carson's seminal Silent Spring, and the chemical industry has become infinitely more sophisticated at deploying legions of lobbyists, lawyers, scientists and public relations experts who camouflage its deadly deceptions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559723855
Publisher:
Carol Publishing Group
Publication date:
12/28/1996
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 9.41(h) x 1.18(d)

Meet the Author

Dan Fagin is an associate professor of journalism and the director of the Science, Health, and Environmental Reporting Program at New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. For fifteen years, he was the environmental writer at Newsday, where he was twice a principal member of reporting teams that were finalists for the Pulitzer Prize. His articles on cancer epidemiology were recognized with the Science Journalism Award of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Science in Society Award of the National Association of Science Writers.

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