No Safe Place: Toxic Waste, Leukemia, and Community Action
P. Brown, E.I. Mikkelsen 1990 University of California Press

This is a book written about the cluster of childhood leukemia cases that occurred from the 1960s through the 1980s in Woburn, Massachusetts, and spotlights the community action viewpoint. Material about health problems at Love Canal in New York is also presented.


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Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water:Water quality/chemistry , Education, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy, Environmental Science:Waste:Toxic and Hazardous Wastes:Organic Chemicals
Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity, Scientific Resources:Research Results, Overview/Reference Work, Opinion, Journal Article
Health Topics: Heavy Metals, Organic Compounds, Waterborne Transport Processes, Epidemiology and Risk Analysis
Topics: Solid Earth:Mineralogy, Education, Hydrosphere/Cryosphere:Groundwater:Water quality/chemistryKeyword: A Civil Action