Should we set priorities based on risk analysis?

Moynihan, Daniel Patrick; Lash, Jonathan
March 1991
EPA Journal;Mar/Apr91, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p18
Presents arguments by environmental policy experts on the issue of whether the government should set priorities to better match scientific assessment of the relative risk of the various threats to the environment. Issues in reducing environmental risk; Benefits of environmental risk assessment; Problems with the quest towards relative risk priorities; Limitations of risk assessment.


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