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Environmental Epidemiology, Volume 1: Public Health and Hazardous Wastes

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Environmental Epidemiology, Volume 1

Public Health and Hazardous Wastes (1991)
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The amount of hazardous waste in the United States has been estimated at 275 million metric tons in licensed sites alone. Is the health of Americans at risk from exposure to this toxic material? This volume, the first of several on environmental epidemiology, reviews the available evidence and makes recommendations for filling gaps in data and improving health assessments.

The book explores:

  • Whether researchers can infer health hazards from available data.
  • The results of substantial state and federal programs on hazardous waste dangers.

The book presents the results of studies of hazardous wastes in the air, water, soil, and food and examines the potential of biological markers in health risk assessment.

The data and recommendations in this volume will be of immediate use to toxicologists, environmental health professionals, epidemiologists, and other biologists.

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National Research Council. 1991. Environmental Epidemiology, Volume 1: Public Health and Hazardous Wastes. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/1802.

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296 pages | 6 x 9
Paperback
ISBN: 978-0-309-07352-3
DOI: https://doi.org/10.17226/1802
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