• Depletion Of The Ozone Layer
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    Depletion of the Ozone Layer The issue of whether the people of the world have exaggerated the threat of the ozone depletion has been widely debated. It is an important issue because it concerns health and well being now and tomorrow. A variety of different arguments have been put forward about this issue. Because air pollution is greatly affecting the ozone, America needs to take immediate steps to stop ozone depletion. This essay will examine different arguments concerning the ozone layer. Oz...
  • Epa Urges Tough Rules On Arsenic
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    Arsenic in Water Person 1- For our table topic we are doing "EPA urges tough rules on arsenic." The Environmental Protection agency has concluded that it must adopt a new standard for the amount of arsenic allowed in the nation's drinking water that is at least as though as the one proposed by the Clinton administration, officials said yesterday. Christie Whitman recommend a limit of arsenic allowed in the nation's drinking water after the National Academy of Sciences stated the health risks pos...
  • Salmon Farming Farmed Fish Pcb
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    Salmon Farming If you recently ordered salmon off the menu of your favorite restaurant, or purchased it from your local grocery store, chances are it was farmed. According to "Salmon of the Americas, an organization of salmon-producing companies in Canada, Chile and the United States, 70 percent of the salmon produced in British Columbia and Washington comes from salmon farms. If it weren't for these farms, we would not have the luxury and abundance of this delicious and healthy food available t...
  • Christine Whitman Environmental Protection Agency
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    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Bush administration, under fire for scrapping Clinton standards for arsenic in drinking water, announced plans Wednesday to tighten the standards within nine months. Christine Whitman, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, said she was asking the National Academy of Sciences to examine the impact of a range of possible reductions. Bush had drawn heavy criticism from environmentalists and others last month when his EPA killed a Clinton administration regulati...