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The Resource Dirty water : one man's fight to clean up one of the world's most polluted bays, Bill Sharpsteen

Dirty water : one man's fight to clean up one of the world's most polluted bays, Bill Sharpsteen

Label
Dirty water : one man's fight to clean up one of the world's most polluted bays
Title
Dirty water
Title remainder
one man's fight to clean up one of the world's most polluted bays
Statement of responsibility
Bill Sharpsteen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Dirty Water is the riveting story of how Howard Bennett, a Los Angeles schoolteacher with a gift for outrageous rhetoric, fought pollution in Santa Monica Bay--and won. The story begins in 1985, when many scientists considered the bay to be one of the most polluted bodies of water in the world. The insecticide DDT covered portions of the sea floor. Los Angeles discharged partially treated sewage into its waters. Lifeguards came down with mysterious illnesses. And Howard Bennett happily swam in it every morning. By accident, Bennett learned that Los Angeles had applied for a
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sharpsteen, Bill
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The Stephen Bechtel Fund imprint in ecology and the environment
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bennett, Howard
  • Hyperion Water Treatment Facility (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • Bennett, Howard
  • Hyperion Water Treatment Facility (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • Bennett, Howard
  • Sewage disposal in the ocean
  • Marine pollution
  • Santa Monica Bay Region (Calif.)
  • Environmental policy
  • Environmentalists
  • Political activists
  • High school teachers
  • NATURE
  • Ecology
  • Environmental policy
  • Environmentalists
  • High school teachers
  • Marine pollution
  • Political activists
  • Sewage disposal in the ocean
  • California
  • Pacific Ocean
  • United States
Label
Dirty water : one man's fight to clean up one of the world's most polluted bays, Bill Sharpsteen
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The swimmer -- The witness -- The coalition -- Squirp -- The press conference -- City hall -- The activist -- The second hearing -- The scientist -- The politician -- The brown ribbon -- Heal the bay -- The dirty toilet awards -- The decision -- Friend of the court -- Outsiders and insiders -- The 50 percent job
Control code
ocn586169660
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 263 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520944756
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 245347
  • 22573/cttt5kvb
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)586169660
Label
Dirty water : one man's fight to clean up one of the world's most polluted bays, Bill Sharpsteen
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The swimmer -- The witness -- The coalition -- Squirp -- The press conference -- City hall -- The activist -- The second hearing -- The scientist -- The politician -- The brown ribbon -- Heal the bay -- The dirty toilet awards -- The decision -- Friend of the court -- Outsiders and insiders -- The 50 percent job
Control code
ocn586169660
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 263 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520944756
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 245347
  • 22573/cttt5kvb
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)586169660

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