Environmental justice

Soil Vapor Extraction – An Environmental Remediation Technology

Environmental remediation can be a particularly tough subject to pin down. It is an extensive field, and not many people know, or even care to know, about it. Look, how many of your real life friends are familiar with the term "environmental remediation"? Some? A few? None? I'd go with the latter. Environmental remediation is important because it directly affects ...

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Environmental Economics, Stream of Thought

Entrepreneurs can clean the environment if we would let them. Look at Fred Smith's Brilliant plan to challenge American Ingenuity paid off. He said to the industry, build me a delivery van that uses 50% of the fuel as our current units and emits 90% pollution and he will by 19,000 of them. Well guess what, it worked. Thus providing ...

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Latinos High Risk Population for Environmental Contaminants

Pollution in the United States poses health risks for everyone, regardless of race, language, age or country of origin. A large percentage of US Latinos, however, live and work in agricultural and urban areas where they face a heightened risk of exposure to air pollution, unsafe drinking water, and pesticides. For years, the dangers of pesticides have been in the ...

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What is the definition of Going Green?

Going green refers to the pursuit of knowledge that can lead to environmentally friendly and ecologically responsible decisions and lifestyles, which can help protect the environment and sustain its natural resources for current and future generations. Environmentalism has also been considered in the definition of going green. This term describes the movement to protect the quality and continuity of life ...

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White Collar Criminality and Upper Class Rationality

The pervasive existence of upscale criminal behavior through US society draws from the boardroom to the courtroom. Such perversity does not stop at the steps to the state capital just because a hallowed quotation hangs over the portico. In addition, regardless of an "infotainment" culture's fixation on street crimes, the devastating impact of "white collar" corruption deteriorates the very core ...

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The Smart Approach – The Future of Aged Care

The Aged Care industry is facing major changes over the coming years that need to be understood and embroidered by Aged Care providers if they are to survive. The combination of the changing demographics of the resident base and their support families combined with information and infrastructure technological changes are going to work hand in hand with the current serious ...

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The Aftermath of Comingled Waste Controversy and Judicial Review

The long awaited judgment concerning the transposition of the revised Waste Framework Directives (rWFD) in the legislation of the government of England and Wales came earlier this year on March 6th. The ruling is in favor of the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and Welsh government and approves the continuation of commingled waste collection by the local ...

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Jamison Pillow Top Mattresses – Made Without Using Harmful Adhesives

Consumers like pillow top mattresses as they provide better support than the more traditional inner spring mattress. However, many manufacturers use glues to join the mattress to the pillow top using substances that can be carcinogenic. Jamison, and other manufacturers like Restonic and Justice, now uses safer methods of construction. During the 1980s and 1990s the adhesive used by mattress ...

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What You Need to Know About Environmental Threats

Greek philosophers concluded theorizing about the nature as composed of elements like water, earth, ether etc. This nature or environment has always been a jamboree for the inquisitive souls. This is probably the reason that man has left no stone unturned to explore it. In talking about nature and environment related issues, the foremost question that comes to my mind ...

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