ERIC Number: ED106050
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: N/A
Asbestos: The Need for and Feasibility of Air Pollution Controls.
National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC. Div. of Medical Sciences.
The monograph presents a brief summary of the problems associated with airborne asbestos. It discusses the evidence regarding the pathogenicity of asbestos in man and animals, considers the evidence of human non-occupational exposure to asbestos, evaluates the evidence regarding health risks associated with various degrees and types of exposure, identified sources of environmental contamination by asbestos and indicates high-priority areas where research is needed to answer pressing questions concerning the effects of asbestos on health. (NTIS)
Descriptors: Air Pollution, Ecology, Environment, Environmental Influences, Environmental Research, Pollution, Public Health
National Technical Information Service, Springfield, Virginia 22151 (PB-212-963, MF $1.45); National Academy of Sciences, 2101 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20418 (Paper copy, $1.75)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC. Div. of Medical Sciences.