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Full Body Burden

Author : Kristen Iversen
ISBN : 9781448104673
Genre : Science
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It is the early 1950s. Kristen Iversen is enjoying a carefree childhood surrounded by desert and mountains. But just a few miles down the road, the US government decides to build a secret nuclear weapons facility at Rocky Flats. Kirsten and her siblings jump streams, ride horses, live a happy outdoors life. But beneath this veneer her family is quietly falling apart. Her father drinks, her mother copes. And in a series of fires, accidents and other catastrophic leaks, Rocky Flats nuclear plant is spewing an invisible cocktail of the most dangerous substances on earth into this pristine landscape. The ground, the air and the water are all alive with radiation. The years that follow will bring protests, investigations, denials, cover-ups, threats and lies. And then, one after another, people start to fall ill.

Health Impacts Of Waste Management Policies

Author : Polyxeni Nicolopoulou-Stamati
ISBN : 9789401595506
Genre : Medical
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This chapter introduces key themes from the book, reflecting the topics of the 'Awareness of the Health Impacts of Waste Management Policies' Seminar, in Kos, Greece. November, 1998. The waste management and health scene is introduced by an outline of concems relating to persistent organic pollutants, as well as through perspectives from Less Developed Countries and from industry. An overview of policy lines for waste management includes an assessment of recent proposals by the European Commission, as well as selected examples from European countries and the USA. Descriptions of developments in research, tools and conceptual approaches for waste management and health issues are provided. Research into health effects of dioxins and PCBs is outlined, as are reviews of technological options for waste management, proposed developments in health impact assessment, environmental taxes as a waste management tool, and integrated regional waste management approaches. A series of case studies provide real world examples of research and policy development including a review of the effects of waste management on wildlife and domestic animals. In conclusion, important crossover themes and challenges are outlined. Topical issues include differences between technological capacity and actual performance, burden of proof and the precautionary principle, hazard versus risk assessment, and societal dimensions of awareness and attitudes. Time-lag, intergenerational effects and the introduction of the chemical hygiene concept are highlighted as important considerations, as well as the general need for prioritisation of the child and infant in all regulatory procedures.

Disposal Of Low Level Radioactive Waste Into Pacific Coastal Waters

Author : National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Oceanography
ISBN : NAP:15247
Genre : Radioactive waste disposal
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Author : Lucy R. Lippard
ISBN : 9781595589330
Genre : Art
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Award-winning author, curator, and activist Lucy R. Lippard is one of America’s most influential writers on contemporary art, a pioneer in the fields of cultural geography, conceptualism, and feminist art. Hailed for "the breadth of her reading and the comprehensiveness with which she considers the things that define place" (The New York Times), Lippard now turns her keen eye to the politics of land use and art in an evolving New West. Working from her own lived experience in a New Mexico village and inspired by gravel pits in the landscape, Lippard weaves a number of fascinating themes—among them fracking, mining, land art, adobe buildings, ruins, Indian land rights, the Old West, tourism, photography, and water—into a tapestry that illuminates the relationship between culture and the land. From threatened Native American sacred sites to the history of uranium mining, she offers a skeptical examination of the "subterranean economy." Featuring more than two hundred gorgeous color images, Undermining is a must-read for anyone eager to explore a new way of understanding the relationship between art and place in a rapidly shifting society.

Comparative Pharmacokinetics

Author : Jim E. Riviere
ISBN : 0470959886
Genre : Medical
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Now in a revised edition, Comparative Pharmacokinetics: Principles, Techniques, and Applications presents the principles and techniques of comparative and veterinary pharmacokinetics in a detailed yet practical manner. Developed as a tool for ensuring that pharmacokinetics studies are properly designed and correctly interpreted, the book provides complete coverage of the conceptual basis of pharmacokinetics as used for quantifying biological processes from the perspectives of physiology and medicine. New chapters have been added on quantitative structure permeability relationships and bioequivalence, and a number of existing chapters have been significantly revised and expanded to provide a current resource for veterinary and comparative pharmacokinetics.

Krypton 85

Author : William P. Kirk
ISBN : UIUC:30112007539890
Genre : Science
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Directory Of Whole Body Radioactivity Monitors

Author : International Atomic Energy Agency
ISBN : UOM:39015058503015
Genre : Radioisotope scanning
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Author : Joey Goebel
ISBN : 9783257608038
Genre : Fiction
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Wußten Sie, daß große Popsongs und Filme von einem unglücklichen, aber genialen Künstler stammen? Und damit einem solchen die Ideen nicht ausgehen, sorgen in diesem Roman ›Beschützer‹ dafür, daß ihm ständig neues Leid widerfährt. Denn das ist der Rohstoff, aus dem wahre Kunst entsteht. Bringt das Genie das Kunststück fertig, trotzdem ein glücklicher Künstler zu werden? Vincent – ein Chamäleon von einem Roman, der als Satire beginnt, sich in einen bizarren Alptraum verwandelt und am Ende zu Tränen rührt.

Underground Uses Of Nuclear Energy

Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Works. Subcommittee on Air and Water Pollution
ISBN : MINN:31951P00841347S
Genre : Radioecology
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Energy Research Abstracts

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ISBN : MSU:31293011519117
Genre : Power resources
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