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Published: 16 November 2017

400 Pages


ISBN: 9780190688622

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Environmental Health Science

Recognition, Evaluation, and Control of Chemical Health Hazards

Second Edition

Morton Lippmann and Richard B. Schlesinger

  • Fully revised and updated edition of a groundbreaking text
  • Comprehensive introduction to the most pressing environmental challenges to human health and wellbeing
  • Actionable, practical guidance on the abatement of chemical hazards to soil, water, air, and food
  • Authored by two of the foremost educators, investigators, and practitioners in one of the central public health disciplines


  • Completely revised and updated to reflect changes in environmental regulations, environmental guidelines and legislation
  • Unbiased, up-to-date discussion of current environmental issues and challenges, including climate change, and the human health and safety challenges they pose
  • Thorough coverage of new technologies and the opportunities and risks they pose to our planet's future
  • Expanded discussion of risk assessment and risk management of chemical pollutants

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