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Averting Catastrophe: Strategies for Regulating Risky Technologies

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Averting Catastrophe: Strategies for Regulating Risky Technologies
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Publisher: University of California Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0520057546
ISBN-13: 9780520057548
Number of pages: 224

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Chernobyl, Bhopal, and Love Canal are symbols of the potentially catastrophic risks that go hand in hand with much modern technology. This volume is a non-partisan study of the imperfect but steadily developing system for containing the risks of such technologies as chemicals, nuclear power, and genetic engineering.

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