Toxic Debts and the Superfund Dilemma

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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

I accumulated many debts over the course of this project. A list of names and institutions cannot repay the help and support I received from family, friends, and colleagues as well as from diverse participants in the Superfund program.

My research required many visits to Environmental Protection Agency headquarters in Washington, D.C., and to regional offices in New York, Chicago, Atlanta, and San Francisco. I was fortunate to find people willing to take time away from the crisis of the moment to answer my questions and to provide needed materials or direct me to someone who could. They afforded a personal dimension to an often impersonal process.

The University of Rhode Island provided an atmosphere conducive to thinking and writing as well as time and resources. A sabbatical leave in 1986 allowed me to conduct interviews and collect data. A sabbatical leave in 1993 allowed me to complete the book. A grant from the URI Alumni Faculty Development Fund helped to cover the cost of research-related travel.

I received substantial encouragement and support from my editors at the University of North Carolina Press. Paul Betz read each chapter as it was completed (an editorial commitment that few authors seem to experience) and provided invaluable critiques of my prose and the organization of my argument. Lewis Bateman shepherded the project through its final rewrite. Sandra Eisdorfer, aided by an excellent UNC Press staff, carried the book through production.

Friends and colleagues discussed and critiqued this work and helped me in its completion. In particular, James Starkey was a willing and valuable sounding board for theoretical and empirical arguments. Peter Yeager was a valued critic in my search for a political economy of environmental regulation.

My mother, Betty Barnett, an advocate of social justice, provided editorial comment on earlier drafts of the manuscript. My wife, Merle, with love, insight, and good humor, helped me to resolve man of the political and stylistic problems that emerge in writing and to keep the project in perspective. My son, Adam, sustained my belief that a younger generation can succeed in resolving environmental conflicts.

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