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Beyond Superfailure

America's Toxics Policy For The 1990s, 1st Edition

By Daniel Mazmanian

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278 pages

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Despite numerous small success stories, the big picture of America’s toxics programs is one of overall failure. Superfund has failed to Clean up America’s worst dump sites; policies to regulate generation of new hazardous waste have foundered; standards have been set for only eight of several hundred air toxics; transportation spills and industrial

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments -- Past Lessons and Future Promises -- Cleanup: Superfund or Superfailure? -- How Clean Is Clean? A Case Study of the Nation’s No. 1 Superfund Toxic Dump -- An Ounce of Prevention: Managing Today’s Wastes Successfully -- Engineering, Economics, and Politics: Technologies for Safe Hazardous Waste Management -- Beyond Hazardous Waste: Safe Management of Hazardous and Toxic Materials -- Just Say “No” — Facility Siting and the Failure of Democratic Discourse -- Looking Forward: An Effective Toxics Policy Agenda for the 1990s

About the Author

Edited by Daniel A. Mazmanian, Professor of Public Policy, Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General