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Pollution vs. the people

Texas. Legislature. Senate. Interim Committee on Pipeline Study.

Pollution vs. the people

an analysis of the performance of Texas State agencies in protecting the environment, with an explanation of proposed legislation for an active role for concerned citizens; joint report of the Interim Committees on Pipeline Study and Beaches.

by Texas. Legislature. Senate. Interim Committee on Pipeline Study.

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Published in [Austin] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas.
    • Subjects:
    • Oil pollution of rivers, harbors, etc. -- Law and legislation -- Texas.,
    • Environmental law -- Texas.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsTexas. Legislature. Interim Committee on Beaches.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKFT1556 .A25 1971
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5392909M
      LC Control Number72610219

      During negotiations, the presiding judges told PG&E's lawyers that a study by Chinese scientist Jian Dong Zhang reporting a strong link between chromium 6 pollution and cancer in humans would be "influential" in their decision. In , an article was published in which Zhang retracted his research. Created by ad agency Marstellar, Inc., the campaign used the line, "People Start Pollution. People can stop it." The ad became one of the most memorable and successful campaigns in advertising history and was named one of the top advertising campaigns of the 20th Century by Ad Age Magazine.

      This is what a lot of people think of when they think of very common forms of air pollution, and it can come from things that include nitrogen dioxide, pollution from particulates, ozone found at ground level, organic compounds that are considered volatile, Sulphur dioxide, and, of course, carbon monoxide.. In other words, the sources of pollution found in this article are the most Author: Popoptiq. William Baxter, People or Penguins: The Case for Optimal Pollution Janu Clean air/water and preserving wildernesses are means rather than ends (instrumentally valuable); Human freedom is an end in itself (intrinsically valuable).

      Pollution control is an essential task. There are four types of control: legal, social, economical, and technological measures, which help to prevent the pollution by various methods of operations. Waste products enter the environment in various forms and threaten the quality of the air, land, and water. The presence of waste products in water. After reading Water Wars and going back through some things in the book I believe that many people will find this book interesting and informative. Shiva seems to believe that the root of all these wars is our disconnection from the water. We turn on a faucet and voila, water. Who cares where it came from, how much there is or where it's by:


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