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Clean Water Act Million Acres
982 wordsOur nation and planet face many problems. Some are of great immediate significance and others we are just beginning to understand the depth of. The preservation of our nations wetlands seems to fit the second category. This paper will deal with what the author considers to be a three part problem. First, defining wetlands, and explaining the controversy that surrounds them. Second, fixing the legal issues dealing with wetland regulation. Finally, learning how to communicate to the general public...
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Clean Water Act Net Loss
560 wordsEvery year our nations wetlands have an estimated loss of 117, 000 acres. This means every five minutes an area the size of a football field is lost. What people do not understand is that we need wetlands for many beneficial reasons. Most people do not even know what wetlands consist of. There are four major types of wetlands which are: isolated wetlands, bogs of the Northeast, bottomland hardwood forest wetlands, and playa lakes. Isolated wetlands consist of small, seasonal ponds filled with wa...
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Clean Water Act Environmentally Friendly
1,550 wordsThrough my research I have come to the decision that Senator Robert Torricelli stands negative on environmental issues and Representative Frank Lo Biondo stands positive on environmental issues according to their voting records. It is my finding that Senator Robert Torricelli tends to vote for issues that are more people friendly such as laws that would keep or create more jobs. He cares about health issues such as clean water and air but when it comes to things like preserving environmental hab...
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Clean Water Act Parts Per Million
3,121 wordsWhen most people think of wetlands the first thing that will pop into their mind will be visions of swamps and flooded plains. These marshy lands would seem to have no purpose, while in reality they are the most precious form of ecosystem that we have in America. Wetlands contribute to biodiversity, clean water, flood control, and provide a habitat for millions of species of plants and animals. Even with all this wetlands still face mass destruction, much like the rain forests they are just as p...
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Clean Water Act Source Of Water
694 wordsNon-point Water Pollution has always been a major problem throughout the world, especially the United States. The lack of suitable water used for drinking, agriculture, farming, etc. has declined through the years. With a shortage of water in most of the United States, proper methods of treating an recycling water is the key goal in sustaining our limited water resources supply. Most people believe that the largest source of water pollution comes form a pipe, which originates from factories and ...
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Clean Water Act Federal Government
1,013 wordsKeep Our Water Clean: Clean Water Act The Clean Water Act has made advances to our society that have helped our environment to flourish with life. The objective of the Act when it was enacted in 1972 was to restore and maintain the chemical, physical, and biological integrity of the Nations water. This objective was accompanied by other statutory goals to eliminate the discharge of pollutants into waters used by boats by 1985 and to attain waters deemed? fixable or swim mable? by 1983. So far, t...
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Solid Waste Clean Water
1,105 wordsThe printing business is rather hard to get into because of the high prices of the equipment and the need to have a large floor room for all the machinery. Also there is usually stiff competition within a small area. The government imposes many regulations on printing companies in the hope that it will help keep the environment clean from wastes. For protecting from water pollution the Clean Water Act is in effect for the printing industry. Businesses must give information on the locations of wh...
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Clean Water Act One Of The Worlds
1,109 wordsWater pollution is one of the worlds worst forms of pollution. For example, take a look at a glass of water. It may appear clear, but there are really millions of microscopic pollutants floating in it. Approximately 70 % of the earths surface are covered by water; water is a very dynamic system, any change in its normal content could affect local, regional, and eventually worldwide water. Oil is one of the worlds biggest pollutants; oil is usually spilled or leaked from land or rivers and flows ...
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