Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2014. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-327) and index.
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Energy and environment A mixed blessing: energy, economic growth, and Houston's environment / Joseph A. Pratt The Houston ship channel and the changing landscape of industrial pollution / Hugh S. Gorman "Bad science" : the politics of ozone air pollution in Houston / Robert Fisher "The air-conditioning capital of the world" : Houston and climate control / Robert S. Thompson Growth of the metropolitan region Houston's public sinks : sanitary services from local concerns to regional challenges / Martin V. Melosi Superhighway deluxe : Houston's Gulf freeway / Tom Watson McKinney Urban sprawl and the piney woods : deforestation in the San Jacinto watershed / Diane C. Bates A tale of two Texas cities : Houston, the industrial metropolis, and Galveston, the island getaway / William Barnett Environmental activism at the grassroots Dumping on Houston's black neighborhoods / Robert D. Bullard The gunfighters of Northwood Manor : how history debunks myths of the environmental justice movement Elizabeth D. Blum "To combine many and varied forces" : the hope of Houston's environmental activism, 1923-1999 / Teresa Tomkins-Walsh Voices of discord : the effects of a grassroots environmental movement at the brio superfund site / Kimberly A. Youngblood Notes.
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Print version: Energy metropolis : an environmental history of Houston and the Gulf Coast. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania : University of Pittsburgh Press,  vii, 344 pages ; 24 cm History of the urban environment