• Noise Pollution
    Noise Pollution Noise pollution is not a necessary price to pay for living in an industrial society. Much can be done to reduce the severity of the problem. For example, vehicles and other machines can be built to produce less noise. Four-cycle engines can replace much noisier two-cycle engines i
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  • Pollution
    Pollution The first thing people see, in the morning, when they walk outside is the sky and the colored sun. Is this world giving us the privilege of seeing the natural colors of the earth and sun through all the layers of pollution within the air? Not only are beautiful sights such as thi
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  • Pollution
    Pollution occurs when harmful substances or products are introduced into the environment. It is a major problem in America, as well as the rest of the world. Pollution damages the environment and does harm to humans and other animals. It creates many problems, from lung cancer to the greenhouse e
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  • The James Wright Festival
    The James Wright Festival Part One After reading the poem entitled "Youth", I felt that James Wright was not only describing the life of his father but also the lives of the many other factory workers in the Ohio Valley. Many of these workers had either dropped out of school or went straight to
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  • Acid Rain Pollution
    ACID RAIN name here Engineering 303i Professor h May 3, 2004 BIBLIOGRAPHY Penguin Publishing House, 1987 , Pearce Fred Acid Rain. What is it and what is it doing to us? New York Publishers, 1989, William Stone Acid Rain. Fiend or Foe? Lucent books, Inc. 1990, Steward Gai
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  • Funding a Non-Profit Community Book Festival
    Project Literacy Now: Funding a Non-Profit Community Book Festival Introduction "Without books the development of civilization would have been impossible. They are the engines of change, windows on the world, "Lighthouses erected in the sea of time." They are companions, teachers, magicians, ba
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  • The Dragon Boat Festival
    Officially on falling on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month, the Dragon Boat Festival is also known as Double Fifth Day. While many stories regarding its origin abound, the most popular and widely accepted version regards Qu Yuan, a minister during the Warring States Period (475 - 221 BC) Le
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  • Air Pollution and Our Atmosphere
    AIR POLLUTION AND OUR ATMOSPHERE Driving down the 101 Freeway on my way to visit some friends in Los Angeles, I suddenly came up with an idea for a paper. The idea was Air Pollution, and the idea was triggered by the enormous amounts of debris, smog, and atmospheric contents that distinctly hovere
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  • Water Pollution
    The topic of my report is water pollution, which is one of the biggest problems that we have to face nowadays According to the American College Dictionary, pollution is defined as: "to make foul or unclean; dirty." Water pollution occurs when a body of water is adversely affected due to the add
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  • Indoor Air Pollution
    Many people think of pollution as the air that we breathe outdoors. Not everyone realizes that the air we breathe indoors is much more polluted. There are pollutants in the atmosphere that have reached a level that is causing a threat to the health of individuals. Pollution began in the early ti
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  • Actions Against Air Pollution
    Actions against Air Pollution Air pollution has become a major topic of interest over the past years. The amount of air pollution plays a key element in many health problems we are faced with on a daily basis. Not only does pollution have an effect on the people, but it affects all of humanity.
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  • Air Pollution Summary 17
    Air Pollution Air Pollution is not a new topic. It is a problem that we have noticed since the industrial revolution, when trees, houses and cars were covered in soot from the factories. People demanded change then, just as they are demanding it now. With all the talk of acid rain, global warmin
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  • Pollution
    Air Pollution Air pollution is a general term for a variety of substances and gases in our air that pose risks to health. Pollutants and irritants include nitrogen oxides, sulfur dioxide, carbon dioxide, particulate matter, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), toxic substances such as mercury, and
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  • Air Pollution in California
    Air Pollution in California In the 1940's California was supporting a population of seven million people and contained 2.8 million registered vehicles. Within the next twenty years the population more than doubled to reach 16 million while the number of registered vehicles all but tripled increa
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  • Air Pollution Summary 16
    What is Air Pollution? Air is the ocean we breathe. Air supplies us with oxygen which is essential for our bodies to live. Air is 99.9% nitrogen, oxygen, water vapor and inert gases. Human activities can release substances into the air, some of which can cause problems for humans, plants, and an
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  • Water and Air Pollution
    Water and Air Pollution Analysis Houston, Texas holds around two million people, carrying hundreds of thousands of cars daily on these busy freeways. On top of the pollutants coming from vehicles we also have the industrial refineries that are located only 45 minutes from the heart of Houston. Mos
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  • Industrial Pollution
    "Pollution affects two essential aspects of our planet: air and water. Although their pollutants are emitted in different ways, they both harm all living organisms. Air pollution is predominately emitted through the exhaust of motor vehicles and the combustion of fossil fuels, whereas water pollutio
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  • Pollution
    Pollution: A Global Threat Pollution is an important problem surfacing across the globe that poses a threat to all living things and destroys vital elements of essential bionetworks. It is defined as the contamination of the Earth's environment by materials that interfere with human health or the n
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  • Air Pollution Summary 15
    By definition air pollution means the presence of substances in the environment, predominantly those that do not occur naturally. These substances are commonly contaminants that significantly modify the quality of the atmosphere. Air pollution is regularly used to classify unwanted emissions produce
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  • Pollution
    The environmental issue has certainly been at the very top of the American agenda, I think, since the mid to late 60s. Public institutions have responded quite noticeably: there has been an outpouring of legislation by the Congress; during the last campaign Vice President Bush made the environment a
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