Analysis Of Navada, A Controversy In The Wind

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In Navada, a Controversy in the Wind is an article that shows the disparities between scientific research and government entities by Debrah Blum. The article is quite unnerving as it was written quite recently. For years geologists Brenda Buck and Rodney Metcalf, geoscience professors at the University of Nevada, have analyzed the landscape in south Nevada and have astonishingly discovered increasing levels of asbestos. While asbestos occurs naturally Buck and Metcalf believe human activities have worsen the situation endangering ecosystems around the area and exposing residents to mesothelioma. The Nevada Department of Health did not welcome the news and forced University of Hawaii professor not to present the finds at a scientific conference
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