Soviet and Post-Soviet Environmental Management: Lessons from a Case Study on Lead Pollution

@inproceedings{Thomas2001SovietAP,
  title={Soviet and Post-Soviet Environmental Management: Lessons from a Case Study on Lead Pollution},
  author={V.M. Thomas and Anna O. Orlova},
  booktitle={Ambio},
  year={2001}
}
Abstract Through a case study on lead pollution in the former Soviet Union, the linkage of policy, environmental science, and environmental management is explored, and compared with the US experience. Soviet bans on leaded gasoline and lead-based paint appear to have been effective. Regional governments, in cooperation with the petroleum industry, are taking the initiative in phasing out leaded gasoline, to some extent in defiance of federal policy. Problems with management of lead-acid… Expand
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