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Author Dewey, Scott Hamilton.
Title Don't breathe the air : air pollution and U.S. environmental politics, 1945-1970 / Scott Hamilton Dewey.
Imprint College Station, Tex. : Texas A & M University Press, [2000]
Edition First edition.

Series Environmental history series ; no. 16
Environmental history series ; no. 16.
Subject Air -- Pollution -- United States -- History.
Environmentalism -- United States -- History.
Environmental policy -- United States -- History.
Description 1 online resource (10, 321 pages).
Edition First edition.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-307) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Recurring cycles: a brief history of air pollution and control efforts in Britain and the United States before 1945 -- Trouble in paradise: the discovery of smog -- Smog town vs. the motor city: taming the automobile -- Folklore: the public confronts smog -- Reinventing the wheel: air pollution control policy in New York City, 1945-70 -- A fight to the finish: the publics crusade against air pollution -- Jersey: the interstate dilemma -- The fickle finger of phosphate: industrial air pollution in rural central Florida -- Conference, conciliation, and persuasion: public anger, official inaction -- The perils of federalism: the intrastate dilemma -- The three-thousand-mile-long sewer: air pollution as a national problem.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Summary "In Don't Breathe the Air, Scott Hamilton Dewey traces the history of air pollution control efforts, focusing on the decade of the sixties, and describes how local efforts helped create both the modern environmental movement and federal environmental policy."--Jacket.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585376867 (electronic bk.)
9780585376868 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 48139322
Additional Format Print version: Dewey, Scott Hamilton. Don't breathe the air. 1st ed. College Station, Tex. : Texas A & M University Press, ©2000 0890969140 (DLC) 99088267 (OCoLC)42968130