Element of risk : the politics of radon
|Format:||Print Book 1993|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
Cole (science, technology, and society, Rutgers U.) challenges the US Environmental Protection Agency's risk-cost assessment of radon in private houses, and the policy of extensive testing and remediation based on it. He claims that neither the epidemiological nor other scientific findings warrant the alarm, and wonders who is benefiting. For the general reader. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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|Series||AAAS publication ; 93-05H.|
-- Environmental aspects.
Radon -- Government policy -- United States.
|Publisher|| [Washington, D.C.] :AAAS Press,1993
ix, 246 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.