Essays Tagged: "United States Environmental Protection Agency"

Decomposition of Organic Material.

With Bacteria", Aug. 6, URL:http://www.ask.com/main/metaAnswer.asp?t=ai&s=a&MetaEngine=..."United States Environmental protection Agency, Nov. 18, 2002, URL:http://www.epa.gov/epaoswer/osw/publicat.htm

(4 pages) 36 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Green Computing.

es to counter this wasting.One such program to counter the problem is Energy Star, developed by the United States Department of Energy and the United States Environmental Protection Agency. This progr ...

(2 pages) 73 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The Conflict Perspective in Sociology

The conflict perspective is very apparent in modern day issues affecting the environment. Environmental groups, both government and non-government based like The Sierra Club and the EPA (Env ... l industries. The industries want their right to manufacture products from natural resources, while environmental groups want to protect and preserve these limited natural resources. For example, cons ...

(2 pages) 91 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Acid Rain

Since plant food will decrease, populations higher up in the food chain will decrease with it. The United States Environmental Protection Agency states that "harm to people from acid rain is not dire ... nd cause the decrease in visibility, and they are the main cause of "poor visibility in the eastern United States" (United States Environmental Protection Agency). According Patel, the effect of acid ...

(6 pages) 62 1 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Case Analysis of Chevron U.S.A. Inc. v. Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc., et al.

existing air quality.III. FACTSThe Clean Air Act Amendments of 1977 impose certain requirements on States that have not achieved the national air quality standards established by the Environment Prot ... States that could not reach the requirement of the Clean Air Act there were known as Nonattainment States. The nonattainment States were issued permit by the EPA regulating new or modify major statio ...

(2 pages) 51 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Australia NSW - Air Quality - Case Study: Botany Bay

ery in Kurnell. This has been an area of great concern to residents of the area, industrialists and environmentalists.Research Action PlanThe aim of my investigation was to find information on the rea ... boundaries of the refinery. This brought new and heightened response from the public, residents and environmentalists.Residents perceived that this was an obvious detriment to their suburb. The presen ...

(5 pages) 52 0 4.8 Jul/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Cigarette Smoking

e American Cancer Society estimates that cigarettes are responsible for about 419,000 deaths in the united states each year. The largest killing cancer is Lung Cancer, which accounts for 30% of all U. ... s the effect of smoke in the atmosphere and the environment and how it affects the non-smokers. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that exposure to ETS, which contains a ...

(8 pages) 100 3 3.7 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Business problems, situations, and opprotunities that are ethical issues

1. Environmental Hazards:The pollutants that business industry dumps into the environment are more than ... ates (cheap labor) to handle the recycling of computers component parts. Not only is Dell violating environmental laws and contributing to improper disposal of computers that contain high contents of ... rrell, Fraedrich, Ferrell, 2005). The responsibility of enforcing these laws is entrusted to (EPA), Environmental Protection Agency. Even businesses of today, continue to behave in total unethically m ...

(6 pages) 128 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Air Pollution

ice caps are slowly depleting, and that is raising the levels of the oceans.In the past years, the United States Government put the Clean Air Act into affect. The Clean Air Act says that the air is t ... nmental Protection Agency) is enforcing this law very strictly for refineries and power plants. The United States produces 35% of the world's green house gasses. Russia is the worlds second larges pro ...

(1 pages) 52 0 2.6 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences

Ashland Oil Inc.: Trouble at Floreffe

m for preventing, preparing for, and responding to oil spills that occur in navigable waters of the United States.In 1973, EPA issued the Oil Pollution Prevention regulation (codified at 40 CFR Part 1 ... 2) could reasonably be expected to discharge oil in harmful quantities into navigable waters of the United States.This regulation requires each owner or operator of a regulated facility to prepare a s ...

(16 pages) 99 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The Danger Of Smoking

ill die early from smoking related diseases. If that is not enough, one in every five deaths in the United States is caused because of this fatal habit. Fifty million Americans smoke including one in ... extremely disturbing considering that you have to be eighteen years old to purchase tobacco in the United States. Writing about this subject strikes ever too closely to home for I am an ex-smoker mys ...

(4 pages) 692 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Business action plan - NREL

el costs by one-third (Environmental Defense, 2007)As you can see, even the large corporations like United Parcel Service and Federal Express see the benefits to going green. However, operating hybrid ...

(3 pages) 52 2 5.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

1.) Effects of mobile sources on global warming, the environment

ehicle engines. Mobile sources are responsible for more then half of nitrogen oxide emission in the United States. Nitrogen oxides can travel long distances, so that non-urban areas can also be highly ...

(5 pages) 576 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Adding E85 (Ethanol Based) Fuel Vehicles is Advant

pany.Henry Ford designed the first ethanol cars in the 1880?s to run on ethanol or gasoline. In the United States, ethanol?blended gasoline accounts for more than 10 percent of the total gasoline purc ... g stations is a major obstacle. Currently, there are almost 500 out of 180,000 fuel stations in the United States that offer E85, which does not seem very suitable for people who rent vehicles mostly ...

(8 pages) 65 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Actual Sources of Water Pollution

most 100,000 times." (Priesnitz, 2001, p1)Cruise ships are now going to have to meet compliance and environmental laws. "Royal Caribbean Cruise Line was convicted on twenty-one felony counts for dumpi ... reated a three-year program placing independent observers on board ships to monitor compliance with environmental laws. (O'Rourke, 2004)Another major cause of water pollution is run-off. Farming cause ...

(6 pages) 47 0 5.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Americas' Prescription Drug Crisis

presence of another prison, a hospital, and nursing homes in the same general area, Nurse Peterson states, “So what are all these facilities doing if we’re throwing away about 700 to 1,000 ... for today because we don’t really know what the hell to do with the stuff.” A select few states have passed legislation to make it easier for health care organizations to be able to donate ...

(8 pages) 65 1 4.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Business Regulation Plan

ronmental Protection Agency (EPA). Their mission is "to protect human health and the environment." (United States Environmental Protection Agency [EPA], n.d.)Alumina and all businesses are under legal ... r.org/Larson, A. (2003). Negligence and Tort Law. ExpertLaw. Retrieved from http://www.expertlaw.comUnited States Environmental Protection Agency (n.d.). About EPA. Retrieved February 22, 2009, from h ...

(4 pages) 121 0 3.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Social Responsibilities in The Corporate Sector

vement with the corporation. (Kaliski, 2001) For instance if a company is proactive and follows the United States Environmental Protection Agency‎ guidelines for admissions on dangerous pollutants ... tell their CSR stories.Top 100 World EconomiesGDP (World Bank)Rank Company/Country[millionS, USD]1 United States 13,201,8192 Japan 4,340,1333 Germany 2,906,6814 People's Republic of China 2,668,0715 ...

(26 pages) 193 0 4.3 Aug/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Business Regulation Simulation

ures.Alumina is a company that produces aluminum products, and as all companies that operate in the United States is regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The EPA's mission is "to pr ... tion.ReferencesEPA - Negligence and Tort Law. Retrieved August 23, 2009from http://www.expertlaw.comUnited States Environmental Protection Agency (n.d.).Jennings - Defense against Defamation. Retrieve ...

(4 pages) 65 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Water Resource Plan. Grade is 100

The issue of freshwater pollution is a serious level of concern. The Environmental Protection Agency has projected that water pollution will be as high in 2025 as it was ... routine can provide the means for success in these times of limited resources.ReferencesVisualizing Environmental Science (3rd ed.) (Berg, Hager, & Hassenzahl) Chapter 10Pielou, E.C. (1998). Fresh ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science