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By Samuel P. Hays

Bringing jointly quite a lot of environmental concerns which have been debated because the mid-1950s, this ebook perspectives those concerns due to alterations in values in American society due to the fact that global warfare II. the writer explores such substantive concerns as pollutants, ordinary lands, chemical cancer agents, and population-resources balances. He examines the politics of environmental technology, monetary research, making plans, and administration, and lines the effect of environmental concerns on neighborhood, nation, and federal govt. The publication explores political controversy to make clear the operating of political associations and to set up their courting to social swap.

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