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The truth about environmental hazards
|Statement||John Perritano, principal author ; Robert N. Golden, general editor, Fred L. Peterson, general editor|
|Contributions||Golden, Robert N., Peterson, Fred L.|
|LC Classifications||GB5018 .P47 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2009022200|
THE TRUTH ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT. For many environmentalists, the world seems to be getting worse. They have developed a hit-list of our main fears: that natural resources are running out, that the population is ever growing, leaving less and less to eat, that species are becoming extinct in vast numbers, and that the planet's air and water are becoming ever more polluted. The California Departments of Real Estate and Health Services originally prepared this booklet in response to the California legislative mandate (Chapter , Statutes of , AB , Bane) to inform the homeowner and prospective homeowner about environmental hazards located on and affecting residential property. Read the latest articles of Environmental Hazards at , Elsevier’s leading platform of peer-reviewed scholarly literature. Get the full story. Blending humour, personal experience, the science on EMFs, facts about electro-sensitivity, and quantum physics, this book reveals the deeper truth about our love affair with technology, why governments are denying the evidence, and how we .
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The Effects of Environmental Hazards and Regulation on Urban Redevelopment Acknowledgments This report was drafted by Christopher Walker and Patrick Boxall of the Urban Institute, Charles Bartsch and Elizabeth Collaton of the Northeast-Midwest Institute, Peter Meyer of the University of Louisville, and Kristen Yount of Northern Kentucky University.
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