Essays Tagged: "EPA"


pporting economic and recreational activities. Toachieve this, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) helps create local NEPs bydeveloping partnerships between government agencies that oversee estu ...

(5 pages) 85 0 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

EPA Superfund Sites

lved in 1993, after failuing to comply with the regulations of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (Dunham Industrial 1). The Escambia Treating company was established before there was concern a ... ich is a known carcinogen; as well as numerous others (Dunham Industrial 1).After several years the EPA finally shut Escambia Treating Co. down when the owners were unable to comply with environmental ...

(15 pages) 111 0 4.1 Mar/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The EPA - Can It / Will it Save Our Environment?

Nice Essay on satus of EPA Thorough discussion of topic, nice factsPollution of our environment is an issue that concerns e ... mospericcontamination, and water scarcity are some of the major environmentalproblems. In 1970, the EPA was created by President Nixon to protect thepublic health and environment. The cancer-causing D ... FCs were banned in '78 and a nation-wide toxic waste sitecleanup program was developed in 1980. The EPA then evacuated TimesBeach, Montana for dangerous levels of dioxin in soil, which was thencritici ...

(2 pages) 106 0 3.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Environmental ethical dilemna

(Corley, p.309).*To see that the wastes are properly transported to a disposal facility that has an EPA permit or license. (Corley, p.309).The first objective is accomplished via an EPA lists. These l ... the company (in our case) can define a hazardous waste by chemical characteristics outlined by the EPA (Corley, p.309). The second agenda is solidified through the manifest system. The manifest syste ...

(9 pages) 590 2 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Exporting pesticides.

properly? The United States is a major exporter of pesticides. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimated that in 1991, approximately 400 million pounds of pesticides were exported from the U ... s. Before a pesticide may be sold or distributed in the United States, it must be registered by the EPA. The EPA reaches registration decisions from an evaluation of the risks posed by the use of the ...

(7 pages) 203 2 4.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Does the commonly used herbicide "2, 4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid" cause destruction of aquatic organisms, especially the Brown Planarian?

bicides, pesticides, and fertilizers are the main point of water pollution. In the year of 1995 the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) reported that 37 percent of our country's lakes and estuaries, ... ited States and Canada and the most widely used worldwide. In a recent report released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (NAPIAP Report NO. 1-PA-96) concluded that should 2, 4-D may no longer avai ...

(17 pages) 62 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

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

articularly DDT in its use for pest control on the environment.The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) initial year coincided with the first year of Earth Day, 1970. From the start the EPA and Congr ... actions to prevent the further destruction of the earth. From this point forward the actions by the EPA have been in this same mentality of control.Laws have been evolving since 1965 in regards to tox ...

(8 pages) 227 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

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

tural Resource Defense Council) filed a petition for a review of the Environment Protection Agency (EPA) Bubble statue. The Court of Appeals determined that while the Clean Air Act did not explicitly ... e not achieved the national air quality standards established by the Environment Protection Agency (EPA). For those States that could not reach the requirement of the Clean Air Act there were known as ...

(2 pages) 51 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Corn Rootworm - Genetic Defects of Pesticides on Plants

reated controversy and even more heat on the subject from several scientists and entomologists. The EPA is allowing 20% refuge for the insect, or the area that is planted to non-resistant corn.A prote ... larvae, "allowing the corn plant to naturally protect its roots against damage" (Agent-feb). U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) estimates that control of this "billion-dollar bug" will end up savi ...

(3 pages) 45 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Australia NSW - Air Quality - Case Study: Botany Bay

the effects of the industry are becoming apparent. Although Caltex has agreed to work under the NSW EPA (Environment Protection Authority)'s license, which monitors and helps improve the overall pollu ... and clean environment. Environmentalists wanted the air emissions halted immediately. They felt the EPA weren't pressuring them enough to do the right thing.Caltex, on the other hand, felt that they c ...

(5 pages) 52 0 4.8 Jul/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


Environmental Protection Agency has halted work on sixty-two environmental standards, the federal Department of Agriculture has stopped work on fifty-seven standards, and the Occupational Safety and ... rds, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has halted twenty-one new standards. The EPA completed just two major rules -- both under court order and both watered down at industry reque ...

(7 pages) 101 0 1.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Increase of the cancer rate in our country and other industrial countries.

suspected carcinogens by the U.S. Environment Protection Agency and other organizations. While the EPA has acted to ban or restrict the use of many known or suspected carcinogenic pesticides, many ot ... nkages from single-celled plants to increasingly larger animal species. (20)In the past decade, the EPA has taken strong measures to eliminate such harmful carcinogens. One example occurred in1976 whe ...

(8 pages) 43 1 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


bout whom is in charge of regulating environmental protection? The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is the agency that is in charge of research, monitoring, and enforcement activities to ensure e ... charge of research, monitoring, and enforcement activities to ensure environmental protection. The EPA has been working for 31 years for a cleaner, healthier environment. I used three main sources to ...

(3 pages) 28 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Going Green – An Impact to our Environment

uce greenhouse gas emissions. Computers and monitors were the first labeled products. Through 1995, EPA expanded the label to additional office equipment products and residential heating and cooling e ... bel to additional office equipment products and residential heating and cooling equipment. In 1996, EPA partnered with the US Department of Energy for particular product categories. The EnergyStar lab ...

(6 pages) 288 0 4.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Drinking water contamination

aten the tap water of millions of Americans.In truth, according to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) data, in 1994 and 1995, 45 million Americans drank water from water systems that fell short of ... f SDWA standards.[1] Adding gravity to the situation, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the EPA advised that people with weakened immune systems should consult with their doctors and consider ...

(17 pages) 124 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


the need to relate and protect the environment from industrial and agricultural pollution, thus the EPA was formed.The protection of ?human health and the environment? is the simple yet powerful missi ... h and the environment? is the simple yet powerful mission of the Environmental Protection Agency or EPA. The EPA was established in 1970 after a national cry for safer and cleaner air, water, and land ...

(6 pages) 48 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

to report about a renowned organization known as the Environmental Protection Agency. Also known as EPA for short, this is an organization of complexity thus would require for an in depth writing. In ... ssed and made accessible to everyone. This report should enable you to be more understanding of the EPA and its mission, who they are and what they do. In addition, one will be able to assess how and ...

(6 pages) 82 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Energy Conservation

ology)Recycling of one glass container saves enough energy to light a 100-watt bulb for four hours (EPA)Recycled glass generates 20% less air pollution and 50% less water pollution (NASA)One ton of gl ... pollution (NASA)One ton of glass made from 50% recycled materials saves 250 pounds of mining waste (EPA)Glass can be reused an infinite number of times; over 41 billion glass containers are made each ...

(7 pages) 133 0 4.6 May/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Business Regulation MBA 560

a.Five years ago Alumina Inc. experienced the organization's first Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) compliance violation that centered around polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) concentration ... centration levels that exceed the prescribed limits and an Alumina Inc. clean up was ordered by the EPA, region 6. Alumina Inc. responded quickly to the clean up directive and no other violations have ...

(7 pages) 100 0 3.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Alumina Tort Liability

company handle this situation and the public image for the company? The company choused to have a separate investigation done which will help the company because it will prove that the PAH levels are ... m becoming risks for a company simple measure can be taken. Reviewing information gathered from the EPA and immediately fixing any problems that are with the equipment is one such measure. Testing the ...

(5 pages) 151 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management