The Greening of Industry (Hardcover)

A Risk Management Approach (Harvard Centre for Risk Analysis S)

By John Graham, Jennifer Kassalow, Jennifer Kassalow Hartwell (Editor)

Harvard School of Public Health, Frangois-Xav, 9780674363274, 304pp.

Publication Date: March 17, 1997

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Description

Environmentalists often perceive the risk management approach to environmental and public health policy as a tool to block regulation of industrial pollution. In contrast, this book presents six case studies which provide examples of how federal risk-based regulation has encouraged industry's investment in pollution control. The book traces the impact of risk management on the regulation of lead in gasoline, ozone-depleting chemicals, and emissions from the drycleaning, pulp and paper, coke, and municipal waste combuster industries.