Pollution pp 758-764 | Cite as

Pollution and Public Information

  • Terri Aaronson
  • Daniel H. Kohl
Part of the Environmental Science Research book series (ESRH, volume 2)


The topics discussed here this morning may have been familiar ones to you. But how many ordinary citizens with nontechnical backgrounds, do you think are aware of the health aspects of pesticides or of low-level radiation? Surely many citizens (and I speak of Americans in particular) are aware that DDT causes problems; but how many citizens can intelligently give you the pros and cons of banning DDT? And DDT is perhaps the best publicized environmental pollutant.


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • Terri Aaronson
    • 1
  • Daniel H. Kohl
    • 1
  1. 1.Environment MagazineSt. LouisUSA

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