An Environmental Odyssey: People, Pollution, and Politics in the Life of a Practical Scientist

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University of Washington Press, 1990 - 264 pages

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Prosaic and pedestrian but fascinating. Eisenbud set 'safe' exposure limits for workers and communities to toxic gases, poisons, X-rays and nuclear fall out before the 1950s. He argues that the modern ... Read full review

Contents

Random Walks and Chance Encounters
3
Safety Engineer to Industrial Hygienist
12
Industrial Hygiene in the War Industries
25
Atomic Energy Commission Development of the Health and Safety Laboratory
42
Atomic Energy Commission Studies of Radioactive Fallout
63
Atomic Energy Commission From Science to Administration
104
New York University Medical Center
134
Environmental Protection Administrator City of New York
176
Meeting Writing and Advising
207
From the Past to the Present A FiftyFour Year Perspective
219
NOTES
244
INDEX
252
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