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The truth about environmental hazards / John V. Perritano, principal author ; Robert N. Golden, general editor, Fred L. Peterson, general editor.

Perritano, John. (Added Author). Golden, Robert N. (Added Author). Peterson, Fred L. (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Truth about series.
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 -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780816076468 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0816076464 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xii, 180 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Facts On File, [2010]

Content descriptions

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.
Summary, etc.:
Presents information on how environmental threats affect daily life and human health and explains the benefits of different types of energy and environmental conservation.
Subject: Natural disasters > Popular works.
Environmental disasters > Popular works.
Environmental health > Popular works.
Natural disasters.
Environmental disasters.
Environmental health.

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