Chemistry of the Environment (The New Chemistry)

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Introduces the history, laws, and regulation of environmental pollution, and explores the role of chemistry in environmental issues such as air and water pollution, depletion of the ozone layer, and solid waste disposal.

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David E. Newton is formerly a high school teacher of mathematics and science in Grand Rapids, MI, professor of chemistry and physics at Salem State College, Salem, MA, and adjunct professor at the University of San Francisco, San Francisco.

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