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Diagnosis : mercury : money, politics, and poison

Author(s):
Hightower, Jane M
Title(s):
Diagnosis : mercury : money, politics, and poison / Jane M. Hightower.
Country of Publication:
United States
Publisher:
Washington, DC : Island Press/Shearwater Books, c2009.
Description:
xii, 307 p. ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781597263955 (cloth : alk. paper)
1597263958 (cloth : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2008022550
MeSH:
Mercury/toxicity*
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-295) and index.
Contents:
The discovery -- Finding my way -- The media meets the victims -- Spreading the news -- A spoonful of mercury -- Making money with a menace -- The summit -- Feeling the heat in mercury politics -- The Canadian mercury scare -- Dr Sa'Adoun al-Tikriti -- Fishy loaves -- Fishing with the FDA for evidence in Iraq -- Fishing with the industry for evidence in Iraq -- From American Samoa to Peru -- The political realm of Seychelles versus Faroes -- The mercury study report -- Strategic errors and redundant tactics -- The canning of proposition 65 mercury warnings -- Diagnosis mercury.
NLM ID:
101489676 [Book]

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