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Exposed The Toxic Chemistry of Everyday Products and What's at Stake for American Power

ISBN-10: 1603580581
ISBN-13: 9781603580588
Edition: 2009
Authors: Mark Schapiro
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Description: From tainted pet food to toxic toys, Americans can thank the successful lobbying efforts of the U.S. chemical industry for the secret ingredients in everyday products that have been linked to rising rates of infertility, endocrine system  More...

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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
Publication date: 2/24/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

From tainted pet food to toxic toys, Americans can thank the successful lobbying efforts of the U.S. chemical industry for the secret ingredients in everyday products that have been linked to rising rates of infertility, endocrine system disruptions, neurological disorders, and cancer. While the U.S. Congress stalls in the face of these dangers, the European Union has chosen to act. Strict consumer-safety regulations have forced multinationals to manufacture safer products for European consumers, while lower U.S. standards allow them to continue selling unsafe products to Americans. Schapiros expos shows that short of strong government action, the United States will lose not only its ability to protect citizens from environmental hazards but also, as economic priorities shift, whatever claim it has to commercial supremacy. Increasingly, products on American shelves are equated with serious health hazards, hazards that the European Union is legislating out of existence in its powerful trading bloc, a lead that even China is beginning to follow. Schapiro illustrates how the blowback from weak regulation at home carries a steep economic, as well as environmental, price. InExposed: The Toxic Chemistry of Everyday Products and Whats at Stake for American Power, investigative journalist Mark Schapiro takes the reader to the front lines of global corporate and political power, where tectonic battles are being waged that will determine the physical and economic health of our children and ourselves.

Journalist Mark Schapiro explores the intersection of the environment, economics, and political power, most recently as a correspondent at the Center for Investigative Reporting. His work has been published innbsp; Harpers ,nbsp; The Atlantic, Yale 360 , and other publications. He has reported stories for the PBS newsmagazinenbsp; Frontline/World ,nbsp; NOW with Bill Moyers , and public radio's Marketplace, and is the author ofnbsp; Exposed: The Toxic Chemistry of Everyday Products and What's at Stake for American Power . His awards include the Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi, a DuPont, the Society of Environmental Journalists Reporting Award, a National Magazine Award, and a Kurt Schork Award for International reporting. Schapiro lives in San Francisco, California.

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