Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -260) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
1. Introduction 2. Fisheries : taking stock / Malcolm MacGarvin 3. Radiation : early warnings, late effects / Barrie Lambert 4. Benzene : an historical perspective on the American and European occupational setting / Peter F. Infante 5. Asbestos : from 'magic' to malevolent mineral / David Gee and Morris Greenberg 6. PCBs and the precautionary principle / Janna G. Koppe and Jane Keys 7. Halocarbons, the ozone layer and the precautionary principle / Joe Farman 8. The DES story : long-term consequences of prenatal exposure / Dolores Ibarreta and Shanna H. Swan 9. Antimicrobials as growth promoters : resistance to common sense / Lars-Erik Edqvist and Knud Borge Pedersen 10. Sulphur dioxide : from protection of human lungs to remote lake restoration / Arne Semb 11. MTBE in petrol as a substitute for lead / Martin Krayer von Krauss and Poul Harremoes 12. Early warnings of chemical contamination of the Great Lakes / Michael Gilbertson 13. Tributyltin (TBT) antifoulants : a tale of ships, snails and imposex / David Santillo, Paul Johnston and William J Langston 14. Hormones as growth promoters : the precautionary principle or a political risk assessment? / Jim W. Bridges and Olga Bridges 15. 'Mad cow disease' : 1980s-2000 : how reassurances undermined precaution / Patrick van Zwanenberg and Erik Millstone 16. Twelve late lessons 17. Conclusions.