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Where We Live: A Citizen's Guide To Conducting A Community Environmental Inventory
by Don Harker and Elizabeth Ungar Natter
Island Press, 1995
eISBN: 978-1-61091-365-2 | Paper: 978-1-55963-377-2
Library of Congress Classification GE180.H37 1995
Dewey Decimal Classification 363.700525

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
Where We Live is a practical workbook to help citizens find information concerning their local environment and to use that information in furthering environmental goals. The book includes general information on human impacts on the environment and instructions for citizens to use in creating a community environmental map. In addition, it guides the user through various environmental programs and available documentation of community environmental hazards.Included are addresses and phone numbers for state environmental and natural resource agencies in all fifty states, and a listing of chemicals and their effects on humans and the environment. The final section of the book presents a series of exercises to help groups explore methods of approaching various community issues.Where We Live is a valuable resource for community development practitioners, local government officials and citizen activists concerned with the impact of environmental decisions on local communities, as well as teachers at both the college and secondary-school levels."
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