Essays Tagged: "toxic chemicals"

My Term Paper is on " The shortcomings of the EPA under Anne (Burford) Gorsuch". It's about hazardous waste. My introduction is strong and includes my thesis.

strong, aggressive Environmental Protection Agency ("poison" 7). The average American's exposure to toxic chemicals is expected to double in the 1980's. Experts estimate that there are as many as 50,0 ... 0 dumps with toxic chemical wastes across the country and 180,000 open pits, ponds and lagoons with toxic waste and at least 14,000 of the sites are potentially dangerous (Beck 20). Companies generate ...

(7 pages) 302 1 4.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Medicinal Marijuana's Effect on the Treatment of Cancer and AIDS.

functioning. Chemotherapy involves the intravenous administration of some of the most powerful and toxic chemicals used in medicine. These drugs attack cancer cells quite effectively, but unfortunate ... nd nitrogen mustard derivatives such as melphalan and chlorambucil. These drugs are extraordinarily toxic and can cause side effects that include: deafness, kidney failure, uncontrolled bleeding and b ...

(6 pages) 56 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Dangers of water pollution

nimals require water that is moderately pure, and they cannot survive if their water is loaded with toxic chemicals or harmful microorganisms. If severe, water pollution can kill large numbers of fish ... icant number of factories do not abide by the legal limits and routinely release greater amounts of toxic waste than the maximums allowed. Maybe a tougher legislation with greater penalties and more c ...

(3 pages) 282 2 4.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Water testing.

pollution are bacteria, viruses, or protists, which are human pathogens, organic wastes, sediments, toxic chemicals such as pesticides, organic waste such as sewage and animal wastes, plant nutrients ... QB-05, QB-06, QB-10, QB-12, QB-13, which all had little to no ammonia. Ammonia on the other hand is toxic to fish and other organisms living in the aquatic regions. Even if it is the smallest amount, ...

(5 pages) 59 0 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

This is a problem soultion paper on smoking.

ves, which then lead slowly to addiction. Research has proven that there are more then 250 harmful, toxic chemicals in tobacco smoke that can cause cancer in humans and animals. Smoking can cause chro ...

(2 pages) 78 0 4.1 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

An Essay about different types of water pollution

mals require water that is moderately pure, and they cannot survive if their water is affluent with toxic chemicals and/or harmful microorganisms. If severe, water pollution can kill large numbers of ... known to pollute waters is hazardous materials. Included in this class are chemical wastes that are toxic, reactive, corrosive, or ignitable. If not treated or stored properly, they can pollute water ...

(6 pages) 164 1 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Legalizing Marijuana In Hawaii

State of Hawaii should not legalize marijuana.First, marijuana poses health risks. It contains many toxic chemicals including some of the cancer causing agents found in tobacco. According to the Natio ...

(6 pages) 32 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Analysis of Tortious Liability.

was a company named MAJ Engineering and they decided to open a new commercial facility for storing toxic chemicals. MAJ Engineering contracts with Builders Ltd. for a new extension to its premises to ... . It runs alongside both nuisance and liability.So in the case of MAJ Engineering's land there were toxic chemicals involved which if leaked out would case severe damage. The land on which MAJ Enginee ...

(16 pages) 248 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Environment

uring his tenure in Texas. Texas became number one in air and water pollution and in the release of toxic chemicals. In his six years in Austin, he championed a short-term pollution-based prosperity, ... ral environmental statutes. Industrial farms illegally dump millions of tons of untreated fecal and toxic waste onto land and into the air and water. Factory farms have contaminated hundreds of miles ...

(7 pages) 101 0 1.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Ecosystems - Preservation vs. Conservation

ution of thousands of herbivores and carnivores; the recycling of dead organisms; the conversion of toxic chemicals into harmless substances; the creation of thousands of kinds of co-operative, symbio ...

(4 pages) 324 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Water Pollution

mals require water that is moderately pure, and they cannot survive if their water is affluent with toxic chemicals and/or harmful microorganisms. If severe, water pollution can kill large numbers of ... ith petroleum products, pesticides and herbicides, pathogens, biochemical oxygen demand, nutrients, toxic materials, temperature changes, and acidification. I would like to discuss these factors in mo ...

(14 pages) 192 1 4.4 Aug/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Water Pollution

nimals require water that is moderately pure, and they cannot survive if their water is loaded with toxic chemicals or harmful microorganisms. Some examples of toxic chemicals that pollute our waterwa ... lar disease and nitrates in blood disorders, mercury and lead can cause nervous disorders, DDT is a toxic to humans and can alter chromosomes, PCB's cause liver and nerve damage, skin eruptions, vomit ...

(7 pages) 286 0 4.8 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

FMLA, OSHA, and IECP

their workers with an environment free from dangers to their safety and health, such as exposure to toxic chemicals, excessive noise levels, mechanical dangers, heat or cold stress, or unsanitary cond ...

(5 pages) 327 0 5.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Crandon Mine: Good Or Bad

chool, and local taxes.Of course, there are bad things about mining the ore also. The main thing is toxic chemicals will go into the water and air, polluting them. Also the chemicals will go undergrou ... built because of all the things it will damage. The air, water, crops, animals, and people. It will toxicate the air and water. It will ruin crops that the farmers may use for food or ship it to store ...

(1 pages) 392 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Cleaning up after the exxon valdez was a mistake

bstances and more are present in Prudhoe Bay crude oil. When ingested, most of the compounds are nontoxic. Notable exceptions are some of the aromatic compounds, including benzene and toluene.After a ... d most of the components having boiling points below 200[deg.]C volatilize. As a result some of the toxic chemicals such as benzene are removed. (The composition of the floating mixture is further cha ...

(5 pages) 22 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Chesapeake bay pollution

diment in runoff from farms, construction sites, and eroding lands; and possible elevated levels of toxic chemicals.Nitrogen and phosphorus are considered good things because they support the bottom o ... Chesapeake Bay has been receiving extra attention because of its possible role in outbreaks of the toxic microbe pfiesteria. Pfiesteria is suspected to cause lesions on fish in the Bay. There are cur ...

(4 pages) 1384 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Everyday man kind is building more and more for a

will lead human kind to be fat,Lazy people filled with tumors and cancer, living in a hot ,lifless toxic wasteland...sounds nice huh? No wonder Man wants to live on Mars...The toxic chemicals in the ... age, no matter what,every man made material that has been maufactered in a way that will someday be toxic waste. But what will we do? Ever see that episode of the Scifi T.V. show futurerama? Where the ...

(4 pages) 376 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Genetic Engineering’s Positive Effect on the Wor

r, happier and healthier lives with improved and cheaper foods.Biotech companies have helped reduce toxic chemicals which are dangerous to people, animals and plants through genetic engineering. It us ... ato. All of those crops were common foods that people eat in their everyday lives. The reduction of toxic chemicals has dropped drastically due to genetic engineering. Amy Ridenour, director of the Na ...

(4 pages) 1494 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Coal

ound the U.S. Burning coal produces smog, soot, acid rain, greenhouse gasses (like carbon dioxide), toxic chemicals (that can contaminate drinking water) and ash. That is why for the past 50 years sci ...

(2 pages) 681 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Effects of Ecstasy

tasy. Frequently the pill is laced with other harmful drugs such as cocaine, heroine, PCP, or other toxic chemicals. Why take something if you don’t even know exactly what is in it? The short ter ...

(3 pages) 802 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs