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Author Horowitz, Joy.

Title Parts per million : the poisoning of Beverly Hills High School / Joy Horowitz.

Imprint New York : Viking, 2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  346.794038 H785p 2007    ---  Available
Description xxii, 442 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [353]-412) and index.
Contents From Cedars-Sinai to the Beverly Hills Hotel -- The tower of hope : a mitzvah makeover -- Blame it on Julia Roberts -- The curse of the English department -- The "steam" next door -- PR wars -- Razzle-dazzle -- Vell Moaltalli -- Chernobyl, 90212 -- Butt-ass wrong -- Case management order -- Discovery -- Trade secrets and other privileges -- Acceptable risks.
Summary Documents the landmark tort case involving Beverly Hills High School and Erin Brockovich through which oil drilling practices behind the school's athletic fields were linked to cancer outbreaks among young graduates.
Subject Pollutants -- Carcinogenicity.
Liability for hazardous substances pollution damages -- California.
Class actions (Civil procedure) -- California.
Toxic torts -- California.
Beverly Hills High School (Beverly Hills, Calif.) -- Trials, litigation, etc.
ISBN 9780670037988

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