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by Kathlyn Gay
An appraisal of water pollution that covers the various contaminants of surface, ground, and drinking water, the decline and depletion of rivers and lakes, sea dumping, and the federal laws designed to combat decades of neglect.
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published October 1st 1990 by Franklin Watts
(first published 1990)
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Book for teens? I found it generally informative and a little dated (early 1990s). It does have a nice pile of source notes and recommended readings from that era. I'm interested in following up on some of the listed projects and movements as a 'then and now' comparison twenty years later.
KATHLYN GAY is the author of more than 100 books, including young adult books, encyclopedias, teacher manuals, and portions of textbooks. Most of her work focuses on social and environmental issues, culture, history, and communication. In 1983, her book Acid Rain was selected as an "Outstanding Book" by the National Council for Social Studies and National Science Teachers' Association. Silent ...moreMore about Kathlyn Gay...