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Unthinkable risk

Becky Riley

Unthinkable risk

how children are exposed and harmed when pesticides are used at school

by Becky Riley

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Published by Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides in Eugene, OR .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pesticides -- Toxicology,
  • Pesticides -- Environmental aspects,
  • School buildings -- Pest control -- United States,
  • Children -- Health risk assessment

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesHow children are exposed and harmed when pesticides are used at school.
    Statement[prepared by Becky Riley]
    ContributionsNorthwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA1270.P4 R54 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination27, 23 p. :
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16321585M
    OCLC/WorldCa45016904

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