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Raffensperger, Carolyn

Introduction to Protecting Public Health and the Environment

Publication Date:

January 1, 1999

Abstract:

A brief history of the precautionary principle. This is part of the introductory chapter to the book edited by Carolyn Raffensperger and Joel Tickner, Protecting Public Health and the Environment; Implementing the Precautionary Principle (Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 1999)....

Precaution and a Theory of Property

Publication Date:

May 1, 2003

Abstract:

Article briefly describing the "public trust doctrine" and its relationship to the "precautionary principle."...

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The Precautionary Principle: Protecting Public Health and the Environment

Publication Date:

January 1, 2003

Abstract:

Clear, concise discussion of the precautionary principle, a technique for making decisions that protect public health and the environment....
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