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Roads to Ruin on the Atomic Frontier: Environmental Decision Making at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, 1942–1952

Ian Stacy.

in Environmental History

July 2010; p ublished online July 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945); Environmental History. 14850 words.

For over forty years, the Hanford Nuclear Reservation produced plutonium for the American nuclear arsenal, generating significant radioactive waste in the process. The reasoning behind why...

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Downwind, Downstream, Downtown: The Environmental Legacy in Baltimore and Montreal

Sherry Olson.

in Environmental History

October 2007; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental History; Environment; Environmentalist Thought and Ideology (Social Science). 0 words.


For two centuries, each surge of city-building has consumed massive amounts of raw materials and restructured flows of materials, as merchants and...

American Environmental Policy since 1964

Richard N. L. Andrews.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: US History since 1945; Political History; Environmental History. 8829 words.

Between 1964 and 2017, the United States adopted the concept of environmental policy as a new focus for a broad range of previously disparate policy issues affecting human interactions with...

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