Hazardous waste: Evolution of a national environmental problem
Journal of Policy History
An interesting question is, Why did the public and media ignore hazardous waste for so long, particularly during a period of unprecedented public and media interest in the environment, especially pollution, in the late 1960s and throughout the 1970s?
Wagner, T. (2004). Hazardous Waste: Evolution of a National Environmental Problem. Journal of Policy History 16(4), 306-331. https://www.muse.jhu.edu/article/174125.