A dozen papers from a symposium in Phoenix, Arizona, January 1995 provide researchers and practitioners with the current modifications of the EPA's basic methodology for assessing the health risk of releasing chemicals into the environment. They cover determining background concentrations, collecting and validating data, assessing the exposure of different populations, and ecological assessment. No index. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc. , Portland, Or.
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