Chemical Risks Fears, Facts, and the Media (Media Research Series) by Media Institute

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  • Chemical Engineering (Specific Aspects),
  • Toxicology,
  • Chemical industry,
  • Accidents,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Health risk assessment,
  • Mass media

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ISBN 100937790281
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