The truth about environmental hazards / John V. Perritano, principal author ; Robert N. Golden, general editor, Fred L. Peterson, general editor.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library||363.7 TRU 2010 (Text)||39206020528285||NonFiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780816076468 (hardcover : alk. paper)
- ISBN: 0816076464 (hardcover : alk. paper)
- Physical Description: xii, 180 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
- Publisher: New York : Facts On File, 
- Copyright: ©2010
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Air pollution -- Allergies -- Asbestos, uses and health risks of -- Bacteria, types and importance of -- Carbon monoxide -- Carcinogens, sources and dangers of -- Chemical pollution, causes and hazards of -- Clean water, sources and uses of -- Desettification, causes and effects of -- Earthquakes and tsunamis, dangers of -- Environmental conservation, history and benefits of -- Fires, causes and environmental dangers of -- Global warming -- Groundwater, sources and use of -- Hazardous waste disposal -- Herbicides, types, uses, and dangers of -- Hurricanes and tornadoes -- Insecticides, types, uses, and dangers of -- Landfills and superfund sites -- Lead poisoning -- Nuclear energy -- Oil spills -- Ozone layer -- Radiation -- Radon -- Rain forests, depletion of -- Recycling -- Volcanic activity -- Water pollution.
Presents information on how environmental threats affect daily life and human health and explains the benefits of different types of energy and environmental conservation.
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