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Smogtown

the lung-burning history of pollution in Los Angeles

by Chip Jacobs

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Overlook Press in Woodstock, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air Pollution,
  • Environmental Remediation,
  • Air,
  • Environmental conditions,
  • Smog,
  • History,
  • Pollution,
  • History, 20th Century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [359]-375) and index.

    StatementChip Jacobs & William J. Kelly
    ContributionsKelly, William J., 1953-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA576.6.C2 J33 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination384 p. :
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24749688M
    ISBN 101585678600
    ISBN 109781585678600
    LC Control Number2010275064
    OCLC/WorldCa223800867

    Named one of 's best environmental books by Booklist magazine; awarded co-silver medal for best non-fiction work at The Green Book Festival, co-silver, ISBN Buy the Smogtown: The Lung-Burning History of Pollution in Los Angeles ebook. This book is a follow up to Smogtown, an earlier book by Jacobs and Kelly. Smogtown is the story of how we whipped the smog problem in Los Angeles by identifying those to blame, taking the culprits on politically and cleaning up the air in Los Angeles/5(4).

    Chip Jacobs is an award-winning author and journalist. His books include the biography Strange As It Seems: the Impossible Life of Gordon Zahler; the environmental social histories The People's Republic of Chemicals and the international bestselling Smogtown: the Lung-Burning History of Pollution in Los Angeles; the dark-humor true crime caper The Ascension of Jerry; . Be the first to discover new talent! Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts.

    Smogtown is the story of pollution, progress, and how an optimistic people confronted the epic struggle against airborne poisons barraging their hometowns. With wit, verve, and a fresh look at history, Los Angeles-based journalists Chip Jacobs and William J. Kelly highlight the bold personalities involved, the corporate-tainted science, the.   Smogtown live with studio sound. recut to add Doll Hut footage.


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