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Regulating Toxic Substances A Philosophy of Science and the Law (Environmental Ethics and Science Policy Series) by Carl F. Cranor

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages272
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Open LibraryOL7388181M
ISBN 100195113780
ISBN 109780195113785

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: Ch. 1. Regulating Toxic Substances in Surface Waters --History --History of Water Quality Management in the U.S. --Pollution of Surface Waters --Regulation of Toxic Pollutants --The Clean Water Act --The Water Quality Act Amendments --Regulating Toxic Chemicals Under the. Free Online Library: Regulating Toxic Substances: A Philosophy of Science and Law. by "Issues in Science and Technology"; Science and technology, general Book reviews Books. Printer Friendly. 34,, articles and books. Periodicals Literature. Keyword Title Author Topic. Get this from a library! Regulating Toxic Substances: a Philosophy of Science and the Law.. [Carl F Cranor] -- This treatise on the legal assessment of risks regarding toxic chemicals addresses the standards of evidence in legal proceedings and the regulatory decisions covering these chemicals.   [In These Times] contributor Elizabeth Grossman discusses a piece she co-wrote on the scientific research cited when regulating toxic substances, as well .