The Acid Rain Controversy

This welcome book focuses on the interrelationships of politics, technology, science, economics, and policy makers as they influence the definition as well as alternative resolutions.
American Political Science Review

This study describes the origins of acid rain, how it is formed, the ecological and human effects, and prevention methods. It also examines debates within the scientific community as a basis for evaluating policy decisions. A comprehensive review of pollution control techniques questions which technologies are currently available, their future availability, or whether they are merely theoretical. The authors frame the economic and political context for making decisions about acid rain control policy and offer valuable insights about the underlying dynamics of the environmental policymaking process for the near future.

about the authors

James L. Regens

James L. Regens is associate dean for research in the College of Public Health and founding director of the Center for Biosecurity Research at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

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James L. Regens
Robert W. Rycroft

James L. Regens is associate dean for research in the College of Public Health and founding director of the Center for Biosecurity Research at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

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Robert W. Rycroft