The Reporter's Environmental Handbook
Rutgers University Press, 2003 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 340 pages
When an environmental news story breaks, the first place to turn for background on the issue is The Reporter's Environmental Handbook, now available in an updated and expanded third edition. Here, journalists can find the fast facts they need to accurately cover complex and controversial environmental stories ranging from indoor and outdoor air quality to sprawl and bioterrorism.
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How to Use This Handbook
The Language of Risk
Tracking Down a Companys Environmental Record
Who Sets the Environmental Agenda?
Thoughts on the Future of Environmental Policy
Air Pollution Outdoor
Animal Waste Management
Childrens Health Lead
CrossBorder Environmental Issues U S Mexico
Environmental Justice and Hazardous Waste
Genetically Modified Crops
Cancer and Other Disease Cluster Claims
Chemical Weapons Disarmament
Childrens Health Asthma
Surface Water Quality
Acronyms and Abbreviations
About the Authors
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