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ERIC Number: EJ136709
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1976
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Legal Decisions and Opinions in Pollution Cases
Hills, John P.
Environmental Science and Technology, 10, 3, 234-248, Mar 76
When dealing with the "frontier of scientific knowledge" and questions of public health, United States courts are waiving traditional burdens of proof, giving increased weight to expert opinions and/or lowering their standard of necessary proof. Recent cases involving asbestos, pesticides, lead in gasoline, and vinyl chlorides are discussed. (BT)
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