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Author Thornton, Joe.

Title Pandora's poison : chlorine, health, and a new environmental strategy / Joe Thornton.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2000.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  615.951 T395p    ---  Available
Description xii, 599 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [457]-580) and index.
Contents The problem : a global health hazard -- Organochlorines around the world -- First-class poisons : the toxicology of organochlorines -- The damage done : health impacts in people and wildlife -- Organochlorines and cancer -- The cause : industrial chlorine chemistry -- Chlorine in nature and industry -- The chlorine business -- Chemistry out of control -- Major sources of organochlorine pollution -- The solution : a chlorine sunset -- An ecological policy on chlorine chemistry -- Beyond chlorine : the alternatives -- Good science, good politics.
Subject Organochlorine compounds -- Toxicology.
Organochlorine compounds -- Environmental aspects.
Environmental policy.
ISBN 0262201240 (hc : alk. paper)

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