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A safe haven? : a homeownership guide to assessing environmental hazards Todd A. Schultze.

Schultze, Todd A. (Author).
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Orleans Town and Township Public Library - Main 693 (Text) 36870000004310 Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 0615113389
  • Physical Description: xiv, 219 p. ill., maps 24 cm.

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General Note: Machine generated contents note: Chapter 1 - A Fine Mess -- Introduction -- Cause for Some Concern -- A Sad State of Affairs -- Hazards Close to Home -- Recognizing and Regulating the Problem -- Chapter 2 - Assessing the Concerns -- Opening a Can of Worms -- Risk Evolution -- Whom Can You Call? -- Radon -- Lead -- Air Quality -- Hazardous Materials -- Drinking Water -- Storage Tanks -- Asbestos -- Chapter 3 - A Risky Business -- Exposure Assessments and Health Effects -- Home Exposures -- Delayed or Immediate -- The Air We Breathe -- The Water We Drink -- Risk Versus Benefit -- Safe, Sorry, or Ignorant? -- Chapter 4 - Radon -- What It Is -- A Gas with a Past -- Geographic Variations -- The Health Risk -- Modus Operandi -- Measures to Consider -- Mitigation -- Chapter 5 - Lead -- Heavy Metal -- Lead-Based Paint -- Lead in Drinking Water -- The Health Risk -- Measures to Consider -- Chapter 6 - Indoor Air Quality -- Take a Deep Breath -- Where is it coming from? -- Carbon Monoxide -- Volatile Organic Compounds and Formaldehyde -- Molds -- What Can You Do? -- Chapter 7 - Outdoor Air Quality -- Need Some Breathing Room? -- Where does it come from? -- The Health Risk -- Care to Step Outside for a Breath of Fresh Air? -- Chapter 8 - A Cornucopia of Contamination -- Hazardous Hazards - How big is the Problem? -- Health Effects -- Migration through the Environment -- Radiation -- Seek and Ye Shall Find -- Superfund -- Chapter 9 - Drinking Water -- Water Water Everywhere -- And not a Drop to Drink -- Common Water Quality Concerns -- The Health Effects -- Where to Drink -- To Protect and to Serve -- Chapter 10 Storage Tanks -- What is that Ticking? -- What is the Problem? -- Tanks around the Home -- Approach with Caution -- Tank Management -- Chapter 11 - Asbestos -- What It Is -- Where It Is -- The Health Risk -- How Much is too Much? -- Measures to Consider -- Abatement -- Chapter 12 - Digging Deeper -- Expanded Home and Property Investigations -- Paper Work -- Leg Work -- Dirty Work.
Includes index.
Subject: Pollutants.
Dwellings > Environmental aspects.
Environmental health.
Housing and health.

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