Multinational Monitor

APR 2003
VOL 24 No. 4

FEATURES:

Chemical Trespass: The Chemical Body Burden and theThreat to Public Health
by Stacy Malkan

The Legacy of Lead: Pervasive Poisoning, Suspect Science and the Industry Effort to Escape Liability
by Wendy Johnson

Mercury and Bush’s Not-So-Clear Skies: The Administration Plan for More Coal Plant Mercury Emissions Over a Longer Period
by Zach Corrigan

INTERVIEW:

Fighting for Asbestos Justice in Brazil
an interview with Fernanda Giannasi

DEPARTMENTS:

Letter to the Editor

Behind the Lines

Editorial
Tony Mazzocchi, Environmental Health and Justice Crusader

The Front
Southern Solidarity

The Lawrence Summers Memorial Award

Poetry
Response to the Columbia Shuttle Disaster

Book Review
The Deadly Politics of Industrial Pollution

Names In the News

Resources

Resources

Organizations Publications

Health Care Without Harm
755 S Street, NW Suite 6B
Washington, DC 20009
E-mail: info@hcwh.org
www.noharm.org

Environmental Working Group
1436 U Street, NW Suite 100
Washington, DC 20009
E-mail: info@ewg.org
www.ewg.org

Commonweal
P.O. Box 316
Bolinas, CA 94924
www.commonweal.org

Women’s Voices of the Earth
P.O. Box 8743
Missoula, MT 59807
E-mail: wve@womenandenvironment.org
www.womenandenvironment.org
www.NotTooPretty.org

EnviroHealthAction
c/o Physicians for
Social Responsibility

1875 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite 1012
Washington, DC 20009
www.envirohealthaction.org

Alliance to End
Childhood Lead Poisoning

227 Massachusetts Avenue, NE Suite 200
Washington, DC 20002
E-mail: aeclp@aeclp.org
www.aeclp.org

Chicago Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights Under the Law
100 North LaSalle Street, Suite 600
Chicago, IL 60602
E-mail: info@clccrul.org
www.clccrul.org

Mercury Policy Project
1420 North Street
Montpelier, VT 05602
E-mail: MTBenderVT@aol.com
www.mercurypolicy.org

U.S. Public Interest
Research Group

218 D Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003
E-mail: uspirg@pirg.org
www.uspirg.org

International Ban
Asbestos Secretariat

E-mail: ibas@lzak.demon.co.uk
www.ibas.btinternet.co.uk

White Lung Association
P.O. Box 1483
Baltimore, MD 21203
E-mail: jfite@whitelung.org
www.whitelung.org

Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention

1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30333
www.cdc.gov

U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency

Ariel Rios Building
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Mail Code 3213A
Washington, DC 20460
www.epa.gov

American Chemistry Council
1300 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22209
www.americanchemistry.com

Edison Electric Institute
701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004-2696
www.eei.org

Project on Government Oversight
666 11th Street, NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20001
E-mail: info@pogo.org
www.pogo.org

PEER (Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility)
2001 S Street, NW Suite 570
Washington DC 20009
E-mail: info@peer.org
www.peer.org

Second National Report
on Human Exposure to
Environmental Chemicals

Atlanta: Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention, 2003
www.cdc.gov/exposurereport

Body Burden: The Pollution in People
By Jane Houlihan, with Richard Wiles, Kris Tyaher and Sean Gray
Washington, DC: Environmental Working Group, Mt. Sinai School of Community Medicine and Commonweal, 2003
www.ewg.org/reports/bodyburden

Brush With Death:
A Social History of Lead Poisoning

By Christian Warren
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins
University Press, 2001

Asbestos: Medical and Legal Aspects, 4th ed.
By Barry Castleman
and Stephen Berger
New York: Aspen Publishers, 1996

Outrageous Misconduct:
The Asbestos Industry on Trial

By Paul Brodeur
New York: Pantheon, 1985

Breath Taken: The Landscape and
Biography of Asebestos

By Bill Ravenesi
Boston: Center for Visual Arts in the Public Interest, 1991

When Smoke Ran Like Water:
Tales of Environmental Deception and the Battle Against Pollution

by Devra Lee Davis
New York: Basic Books, 2002

Deadly Dust: Silicosis and the
Politics of Occupational Disease in Twentieth-Century America

By Gerald Markowitz
and David Rosner
Princeton, NJ:
Princeton University Press, 1991

 

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