Why we didn't use `risk' before

Alm, Al
March 1991
EPA Journal;Mar/Apr91, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p13
Examines why the concept of environmental risk was not used in the formulation of an environmental policy during US Environmental Protection Agency's formative years. Primary focus of the agency during its formative years; Major problems faced by the agency during the period; Factors leading to the formal process of risk assessment; Growth of the concept of risk assessment. INSET: What is comparative risk analysis?..


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