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DDT WarsRescuing Our National Bird, Preventing Cancer, and Creating EDF

DDT Wars: Rescuing Our National Bird, Preventing Cancer, and Creating EDF

Charles F. Wurster

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190219413
eISBN:
9780197559512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190219413.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Pollution and Threats to the Environment

DDT Wars is the untold inside story of the decade-long scientific, legal and strategic campaign that culminated in the national ban of the insecticide DDT in 1972. The widespread ... More

Love CanalA Toxic History from Colonial Times to the Present

Love Canal: A Toxic History from Colonial Times to the Present

Richard S. Newman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195374834
eISBN:
9780197562673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195374834.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Pollution and Threats to the Environment

In the summer of 1978, residents of Love Canal, a suburban development in Niagara Falls, NY, began protesting against the leaking toxic waste dump in their midst-a sixteen-acre ... More

The Marsh BuildersThe Fight for Clean Water, Wetlands, and Wildlife

The Marsh Builders: The Fight for Clean Water, Wetlands, and Wildlife

Sharon Levy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190246402
eISBN:
9780197559550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190246402.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Pollution and Threats to the Environment

Swamps and marshes once covered vast stretches of the North American landscape. The destruction of these habitats, long seen as wastelands that harbored deadly disease, ... More

Struggling for AirPower Plants and the "War on Coal"

Struggling for Air: Power Plants and the "War on Coal"

Richard Revesz and Jack Lienke

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190233112
eISBN:
9780197559536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190233112.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Pollution and Threats to the Environment

Since the beginning of the Obama Administration, conservative politicians have railed against the President's "War on Coal." As evidence of this supposed siege, they point to a ... More

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