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Toxic Safety"Flame Retardants, Chemical Controversies, and Environmental Health"$
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Alissa Cordner

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780231171465

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: September 2016

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231171465.001.0001

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Science For Advocacy

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Toxic Safety

Alissa Cordner

Columbia University Press

Chapter 6 describes how controversies over flame retardants have played out for the public and through the media, examining the actions of a broad coalition of environmental, public interest, and fire safety groups pushing for flame retardant restrictions and the work of well-funded industry front groups defending these chemicals.

Keywords:   environmental activism, fire fighters, blue-green alliances, corporate advocacy, chemicals regulation, media

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