Essays Tagged: "Toxic waste"

Effect of road salt on the environment

wareness for pollution increases, other forms of pollution are defined. Almost everyone knows about toxic waste and carbon dioxide pollution, but not many people have heard of salt pollution. Salt pol ... use it is:*the least expensive deicer*easy to spread*easy to store and handle*readily available*non-toxic*harmless to skin and clothingSalt pollution is broken into two main groups. Water, which inclu ...

(6 pages) 89 1 3.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

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 ... s is expected to double in the 1980's. Experts estimate that there are as many as 50,000 dumps with toxic chemical wastes across the country and 180,000 open pits, ponds and lagoons with toxic waste a ...

(7 pages) 302 1 4.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Bioremdiation of Toxic Wastes

dled, or accidentally spilled. Among the most prevalent metallic substances in Department of Energy toxic waste are chromium, lead, mercury, plutonium, uranium, cesium, strontium, and technetium. The ... dumping, land filling, or deep-well injections are all either expensive and/or dangerous. Piling up toxic and radioactive waste underground or in the ocean bed can lead to contamination of the water o ...

(3 pages) 42 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Environmental/Ethical Dilemma

overhearing the Vice President of Production ask the environmental consultant advice on how to dump toxic waste into a holding pond, it becomes apparent there are both civil and criminal issues to con ... any illegal action.Strict guidelines have been established for handling of substances identified as toxic under the National Environmental Policy Act and state environmental acts. These acts have clea ...

(6 pages) 433 3 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

A look at the history of the environmental movement in the U.S

Why did the attitudes of people change in the 1970s in the realization of the affects of toxic waste on individuals and the environment and how and why did toxics become an issue? Why did t ... issue? Why did the ethics of this time period bring an improved understanding of the effects these toxic wastes had and have on the environment, which paved the rode for the government to create the ... h century. At this time the movement was split into two segments, although none were focused on the toxic waste or the effects of Industrialization on the environment, it was an awareness of the finit ...

(8 pages) 227 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Toxic waste in the waters of New York and New Jersey

The widely used term toxic waste is difficult to define, it includes mostly man-made substances harmful to life and the e ... mulative (accumulating in the bodies of plants and animals and thus in food chains) (Enviro Facts - Toxic Waste - , 2002). Earth contains two major masses on the surface, land and water. Oceans cover ... the earth's surface, and they are responsible for the balance of the planet's environment. Dumping toxic wastes into this deep blue void humans have tried to hide there problems, yet they neglected t ...

(7 pages) 137 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Notes on Atwood's Handmaid's Tale

maidens, birth-mothers for the upper-class. Infertile lower-class women are sent either to clean up toxic waste or to become "Marthas," house servants. No women in the Republic are permitted to be ope ... me pregnant promptly, Serena Joy will undoubtedly take revenge by sending her away, possibly to the toxic colonies.Offred does not become pregnant, but she does develop an unexpected relationship with ...

(22 pages) 110 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Toxic waste

Toxic WasteBubbling, oozing, slimy, stinky go. This is how the condition of the Eco System is today, ... stinky go. This is how the condition of the Eco System is today, completely crammed with filth and toxic waste. Toxic waste is waste material, often in chemical form, which can cause death or injury ... h "hazardous waste," or discarded material that can pose a long-term risk to health or environment. Toxics can be released into air, water, or land, thus contaminating it. There are numerous kinds of ...

(2 pages) 39 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Salt Polution

for pollution increases, other forms of pollution are becoming defined. Almost everyone knows about toxic waste and carbon dioxide pollution, but not many people have heard of salt pollution. Salt pol ... material because it is cheap, easy to apply, easy to store and handle, readily available and is non toxic.But this use of salt also brings with it problems for the water and land near to major cities ...

(5 pages) 32 0 3.7 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Miami County's future.

our next door neighbor that we forget whats important. Which is not filling our air and water with toxic waste and pollution. If we can overcome these things then the possibilities are endless.Techno ...

(2 pages) 27 2 4.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Acid Rain

of environmental pollution. Air pollution is the presence in the atmosphere of substances that are toxic, irritant, or otherwise harmful to men (or women) or damaging to plant life, animals, or prope ... time plant earth is being subject to many pollutants such as emissions from vehicles and factories, toxic waste caused from industrialization, and the utter disregard by people for the environment- ci ...

(8 pages) 21 0 3.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Enviro Essay

ever present danger growing in the air that you and I breathe. For decades now we have been pumping toxic materials into the air around us. We should look at the sources and what we can do to lower to ... ment. While the automobile has made life much easier, it has been responsible for tons upon tons of toxic waste deposited into the atmosphere.Cleaner cars would be possible but people do not want to p ...

(2 pages) 35 0 4.3 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Organizational Behavior Trends

ch decisions can range from performing favors for advancement to saving capital by dumping drums of toxic waste in to the ocean. Subordinates can be subject to immoral directives causing confusion bet ...

(4 pages) 137 0 0.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Nuclear power plants

zone layer. However, if the U.S. does decide to use nuclear plants, then there is a great danger of toxic waste invading our rivers, and also the chance of a spill similar to Chernobyl. As we saw in t ...

(2 pages) 19 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Cheer Ad

ticle except for the fact that the man's shirt is as bright as a lemon that fell into a tub of neon toxic waste. The shirt is what stands out from everything that is in the article; it's supposed to c ...

(2 pages) 423 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Appeal Book Review

an who has lost both her child and husband to cancer which was a direct result of a factory dumping toxic waste into a river in the small town. The lawsuit is won by the plaintiff, but the defendant a ...

(3 pages) 305 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Dilemma in the Workplace

ch decisions can range from performing favors for advancement to saving capital by dumping drums of toxic waste into the ocean. Subordinates can be subject to immoral directives causing confusion betw ...

(4 pages) 78 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management