1970: The Social Significance of Environmental Pollution

  • Barry Commoner


It is now a commonplace that environmental pollution is a major public concern. The immediate reasons for this concern are not difficult to detect, for they assail our senses every day: our eyes smart with smog; our ears throb with the noise of automobiles, aircraft and construction tools; we are assailed by the odors of polluted waters and the sight of mounting heaps of rubbish.


Nitrogen Oxide Social Cost Gasoline Engine Dairy Farming Business Economic 
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© Barry Commoner 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Barry Commoner
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  1. 1.Washington University in St. LouisUSA

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