Mother Earth and Uncle Sam: How Pollution and Hollow Government Hurt Our Kinds

Rena I. Steinzor, University of Maryland School of Law

Document Type Book


By focusing on three specific case studies—mercury contamination through the human food chain, perchlorate (rocket fuel) in drinking water, and the effects of ozone (smog) on children playing outdoors—Steinzor creates an analysis grounded in law, economics, and science to prove her assertions about the existing dysfunctional system.