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Hazardous Materials

Dean O. Smith

in Managing the Research University

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199793259
eISBN:
9780199896813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793259.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Biological materials such as infectious agents, recombinant DNA molecules, and genetically modified organisms can cause serious health risks if they are not contained properly. Therefore, the federal ... More


Developing Nations, Equal Protection, and the Limits of Moral Heroism

Kristin Shrader‐Frechette

in Environmental Justice: Creating Equity, Reclaiming Democracy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195152036
eISBN:
9780199833665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195152034.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Using case studies focusing on how developed nations impose environmental risks on developing countries, the chapter reveals how the U.S. and other nations ship banned pesticides or hazardous waste ... More


Labor-Environmental Coalition Formation: Framing and the Right to Know

Brian Mayer, Phil Brown, and Rachel Morello-Frosch

in Contested Illnesses: Citizens, Science, and Health Social Movements

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520270206
eISBN:
9780520950429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270206.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the formation of a cross-movement coalition involving labor, environmental, and community organizations in New Jersey during the 1980s. The New Jersey Right-to-Know Coalition ... More


Global Standards and the Environmental Performance of Industry

Michael T. Rock and David P. Angel

in Industrial Transformation in the Developing World

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199270040
eISBN:
9780191919329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199270040.003.0016
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Economic Geography

This chapter draws together the evidence of the last three chapters to consider the emergence of global standards as a driver of improvements in the environmental performance of industry. Our ... More


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