Wasting Away

Pollak, Roger
April 1984
Progressive;Apr84, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p46
Book Review
Reviews the book 'The Toxics Crisis: What the States Should Do,' by the staff of the Conference on the Alternative State and Local Policies. Report that is of the opinion that the Federal government under president Ronald Reagan cannot be trusted to be zealous protectors against hazardous wastes.


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