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Science  15 Sep 2000:
Vol. 289, Issue 5486, pp. 1883
DOI: 10.1126/science.289.5486.1883a

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The Environmental Pendulum A Quest for the Truth about Toxic Chemicals, Human Health, and Environmental Protection. R. Allan Freeze. University of California Press, Berkeley, 2000. 337 pp. $50. ISBN 0-520-22046-3. Paper, $19.95. ISBN 0-520-22047-1.

Freeze, a distinguished expert on groundwater, argues for a middle ground environmental policy against the polarization that he believes has favored the extremes of neglect and overkill.