Essays Tagged: "Air quality"

World Issues

at, sound and radioactive rays. To be a pollutant, a material has to bepotentially harmful to life. Air pollution is a problem that has existed sincehumans first used fire. Two major causes of air pol ... ants produced by human activities,which result in a number of health risks. In order to improve our air quality,we must work together as a nation and do our part to attain cleaner air.Our air is color ...

(5 pages) 125 1 3.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

K.C. Public Transit System Needs Improvement this essay is about the poor public transit system kansas city has. It also offers some insight towards possible solutions to the problem.

estore and improve the public transportation system for a better economic and healthy community.The air quality in Kansas City is bad in the hot summer days. Cities, like New York, have spent money to ... ew York, have spent money to have wonderful public transportation systems. This has helped keep the air quality better than in cities like Kansas City. " Seven of the 12 cities with the best grades fo ...

(4 pages) 66 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Key environmental legislation

al agencies take into consideration while they keep key aspects in tighter focus. Key areas include air quality, energy, land use and conservation, noise control, pesticides, solid waste management, t ... at some key areas are even more important than others. Examples would be land use and conservation, air quality, solid waste management and water quality. These areas require a lot more attention for ...

(5 pages) 155 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Environmental Impact Essay (global warming and the like)

e governments can be broken up into four different levels: local, state, federal and international. Air quality and biodiversity are two current issues that can be related to the role of governments. ... actions to deal with the quality in that region. They have recognized that the main source of poor air quality originates from air pollution sources such as motor vehicles, industrial premises and ai ...

(7 pages) 278 1 2.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Air Pollution

h the rapid development of society, pollution is becoming more and more serious all over the world. Air pollution is the most harmful enemy to human's health and can take many forms. I will describe f ... most harmful enemy to human's health and can take many forms. I will describe four main reasons of air pollution and their effects in this essay.First of all, the first cause of air pollution is burn ...

(1 pages) 128 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Australia NSW - Air Quality - Case Study: Botany Bay

The category I have chosen to investigate is air quality.The issue I have chosen to investigate is air emissions as a means of pollution by the C ... entalists.Research Action PlanThe aim of my investigation was to find information on the reason why air emissions has polluted the environment of Botany Bay and Kurnell and the response different grou ... aluate their effectiveness.I planned to go to the library to collect data on the general quality of air in the Botany Bay and Kurnell district and information on the standard of air in general. To my ...

(5 pages) 52 0 4.8 Jul/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


environment from our technological follies. Since the use of fossil fuels causes 70% of the earth's air pollution it's only logical that the human race must restrict the use of oil.One of the main rea ... ectricity is just as effective for propelling vehicles as gasoline is. Due to "the major concern of air quality, energy diversity, and the innovation of the automobile industry" electric vehicles bega ...

(13 pages) 165 0 3.5 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Improving Air Quality - Government of Canada

CLEAN AIR BACKGROUNDERWork had been under way for a decade or more to improve air quality in Canada. Howev ... , as scientific evidence demonstrates that more and quicker action is necessary, the ten-year Clean Air Agenda was developed and launched in May 2000. It focuses on five key areas:* reducing major ind ... ansportation sector emission;* advancing the science; and,* engaging the public.Additional areas of air-related work not included in the Agenda, such as Acid Rain, are included in this backgrounder. G ...

(17 pages) 70 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

American Forests Advocacy Paper

ees). Trees and plants produce all of the earth's oxygen, and if they are destroyed, the quality of air will drop or even vanish, which will cause health issues to the environment and its habitants, a ... ng of Mother Nature's job. American Forests aims for a healthier world in means of better water and air quality and recreation of forestry into fitting forest ecosystems for each community.The America ...

(4 pages) 39 0 4.3 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

Will India Remain Suffocated? This research paper is about the cause and effects air pollution holds to India.

ow long will it take the government of India to find a solution to prevent further deaths involving air pollution? Since air pollution is posing a great threat to India's quality of life, the governme ... y of life, the government of India must take drastic action to prevent further deterioration of the air. Air pollution in general is not a new problem to mankind. People know that vehicular pollution ...

(9 pages) 50 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Indoor Air Pollution: "Home is Where the Hazard is"

ch a disease was considered to be phenomenal. Is it possible to believe that due to the increase in air pollutants indoors, the number of cancer patients and individuals suffering with respiratory dis ... iduals suffering with respiratory disorders are growing to become more massive in percentage?Indoor air pollution is the compound combination of toxic gases and particles that can harm your health (Ai ...

(7 pages) 95 1 4.8 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences

Water and Air Pollution Analysis - This is a short essay on pollution issues in Dayton, Ohio

Ohio is ranked as one of the worst states on air pollution. It remains a serious public health problem for the Greater Dayton area. In 2005 there ... to meet the federal health standards for ozone. The American Lung Association, in its State of the Air, 2005 report, looked at official records of pollution from 2001-2003. In the report, Hamilton, B ... r, Warren, Clermont, Montgomery, Clark, Clinton and Miami counties in Ohio all rated an "F" for bad air quality. American Lung Association of Ohio (2005)Ohio has done away with the emissions test on m ...

(2 pages) 75 0 4.3 Jul/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Would you rather live in the city or the countryside?

idnapped due to the social problems and high crime rate.Besides that, there are fresher and cleaner air in the countryside. This is a main problem in the city. there ain't much fresh or rather, clean ... clean air. this is because there are a lot of pollution in the city. Besides that, there ain't just air pollution, there are also water pollution and sound pollution in the city.Other than these, ther ...

(1 pages) 2748 0 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Air Pollution

A Breath Of Bad Air Due to the growth in population,recent studies show that Nevada is currently experiencing a crit ... nt studies show that Nevada is currently experiencing a critical set ofcircumstances concerning bad air quality. This bad air quality results fromthree major resources: area sources,point sources, and ... Area sources are defined as sources thatemit less than 10 tons per year of a criteria or hazardous air pollutant, andthey include small pollution sources like dry cleaners, gas stations, and autobody ...

(2 pages) 23 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Air Quality In Houston

One of the world's main natural resources is air. Without air no human being on this earth would be able to survive. Therefore the way we maintai ... t as well as our society. In the following paragraphs I will be discussing. The major concerns with air quality in Houston, the effects it has on our society, description of the different air pollutan ... s it has on our society, description of the different air pollutants and their causes, solutions to air pollution and the benefits it will have for our environment. Houston is the fourth larges ...

(5 pages) 20 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Construction and the Environment

re takes place. The important features of which will be affected and will need protection are-•Air Quality- the affects on pollution from previous uses and its proposed new use as the new recycli ... res need to be taken into account before the planning of the new recycling centre goes underway.The Air Quality from the previous use of the land was already polluted, as it was a petrol garage and ca ...

(7 pages) 47 0 4.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

SUVs are not the problem

good than harm? Environmentalists say SUVs are using too much oil and harming our environment with air pollution. Jerry Taylor, Director of Natural Resource Studies at the Cato Institute, wrote "No A ... ilty about driving SUVs. In today's society, SUVs are better in safety, meeting people's needs, and air quality.When buying a car, the most important part is safety. A consumer wants to be safe when d ...

(2 pages) 24 1 2.6 Nov/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Disposal Sea Act

da has created laws under CEPA, which is a consolidation of the Environmental Contaminants Act, the Air Quality Act, the Canada Water Act, the Ocean Dumping Act and the Department of the Environment A ... ccording to it Disposal at sea is the deliberate disposal of approved substances at sea from ships, aircraft, platforms or other structures.In this part of the revised Act a new definition of waste wa ...

(9 pages) 698 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics