The Acid Rain Controversy (Pitt Series in Policy and Institutional Studies)

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This study describes the origins of acid rain, how it is formed, the ecological and human effects, and prevention methods. It also examines debates within the scientific community as a basis for evaluating policy decisions. A comprehensive review of pollution control techniques questions which technologies are currently available, their future availability, or whether they are merely theoretical. The authors frame the economic and political context for making decisions about acid rain control policy and offer valuable insights about the underlying dynamics of the environmental policymaking process for the near future.

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James L. Regens is associate dean for research in the College of Public Health and founding director of the Center for Biosecurity Research at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. 

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“This welcome book focuses on the interrelationships of politics, technology, science, economics, and policy makers as they influence the definition as well as alternative resolutions.”
—American Political Science Review

“This is an excellent book. . . . It should be read in classrooms on both sides of the border and in the new Canadian embassy building in Washington, D.C.”
—Political Science/Science Politique

“Students of public policy will find this book a useful study of the public and private instruments and forces engaged in the acid-rain controversy.”
—Forest and Conservation History

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