Toxic Legacy, 1st Edition

Synthetic Toxins in the Food, Water and Air of American Cities

 
Toxic Legacy, 1st Edition,Patrick Sullivan,James Clark,Franklin Agardy,Paul Rosenfeld,ISBN9780123706409
 
 
 

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9780123706409

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Engineering analysis of chemicals and chemical mixtures in our air, food, and water with recommendations for better living

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Key Features

*Includes strategies for minimizing our exposure to chemical mixtures
*Provides detailed analysis of hazards associated with exposure to chemical mixtures from multiple sources
* Presents chemical data on the food, water and air for 36 metropolitan areas in the United States

Description

Any professional examination of existing or potential new toxins in a population must account for those already present from past problems and natural conditions.
Toxic Legacy provides extensive information on the occurrence of chemical hazards and their potential dangers in combinations in the food, water and air in cities around the United States. The book illustrates consumer preferences for specific food and water products, as well as particular diets and discusses the toxicity and risks associated with our exposure to synthetic chemicals. The authors offer unique guidance to environmental engineers, scientists, process engineers, and planners and specify what steps can be taken to limit exposure to complex chemical mixtures.

Readership

Environmental scientists and engineers dealing with water resources, air resources and agricultural resources; environmental health science professionals; epidemiologists; chemical engineers; toxicologists; professionals dealing with environmental ethics, law and policy; nutritionists

Patrick Sullivan

Principal Geochemist, Komex · H2O · Science, Inc.

Affiliations and Expertise

Partner, Forensic Management Associates, San Mateo, CA

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James Clark

Affiliations and Expertise

Soil/Water/Air/Protection Enterprise, Santa Monica, CA

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Franklin Agardy

Affiliations and Expertise

President, Forensic Management Associates, San Mateo, CA

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Paul Rosenfeld

Affiliations and Expertise

UCLA School of Public Health; Soil/Water/Air Protection Enterprise, Santa Monica

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Toxic Legacy, 1st Edition

Preface
Confronting the Unknown
An Introduction to Synthetic Chemical Contaminates in Food
The Number of Synthetic Chemicals in Food
Synthetic Chemicals in a Balanced Diet
Diets and Chemical Mixtures
Food Contamination at the City and Regional Level
Synthetic Chemical Contaminates in Drinking Water
Synthetic Chemical Contaminants in Air
Toxicity and Synthetic Chemical Mixtures
The Body’s Synthetic Chemical Burden
Appendix
 
 
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