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  • Arsenic Levels Over 20 Parts Per Billion
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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...
  • Walkerton's Water Wells
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    Residents of Walkerton were informed of a contamination in their water on May 21, 2000. The contamination was caused by E. coli, which. ".. are bacteria that are commonly found in the intestines of humans and animals. There are different types of E. coli, some of which are not harmful to people and some, which cause serious illness. It is commonly known as Hamburger Disease'". (web) The contamination was discovered to have been from cow manure from farms surrounding Walkerton's water wells. What...
  • Water System
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    Scott Bradford 10/12/2000 Adv. Biology The article, "School playing it safe after bacteria found in water", alerts readers to the horrific fact of, the presence of coliform bacteria. Examples of coliform bacteria are members in the genera Escherichia (E. Coli), Klebsiella (K. Pneumoniae), Enterobacter (E. Cloaca i), and Citrobacter (C. Freund ii). These types of bacteria are non sporing, facultative rod-shaped bacteria that ferment lactose with gas formation within 48 hours at 35 degrees C. They...
  • Their Drinking Water Sources For Mtbe
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    1990, the federal Clean Air Act was passed to improve air quality in the United States. President Bush's proposed amendments to the Clean Air Act initially would have led to the introduction of alternative, non-petroleum fuels. The petroleum and oxygenate industries responded by offering a reformulated gasoline program as a substitute for most of the alternate fuel proposals. As a result, the amendments to the federal Clean Air Act adopted in 1990 required steps to achieve lower vehicle emission...
  • Endurance Events And Athletic Competition Sport Drinks
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    The major reason anyone drinks fluid before, during and after physical activity is to replace the water that is lost through sweat. If the water isn't replaced dehydration will occur and performance will be hampered. The purpose of sports drinks is to help rehydrate your body quickly and help improve performance and productivity. This is accomplished through a well-balanced mix of water, sugar (carbohydrates) and salts (electrolytes), the major ingredients in most sports drinks. These ingredient...
  • Illusion In Nathaniel Hawthorne's Short Story Dr
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    Hawthorne's 'Dr. Heidegger's Experiment': Reality or Illusion In Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story Dr. Heidegger's Experiment, one of the central ideas of the story revolves around the idea of reality versus illusion. Of course the overriding theme of the story dealt with the ethical dilemma of changing old age into youth, still a major part of how the story was interpreted involved a personal decision on how you took the story; as literal or figurative. The perception that appealed to me the mo...
  • Friends Drink Light Beer
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    A chemistry teacher wanted to teach his 9th grade class a lesson about the evils of liquor, so he produced an experiment that involved a glass of water, a glass of whiskey, and two worms. 'Now, class, observe the worms closely,' he said, putting a worm first into the water. The worm in the water writhed about, happy as a worm in water could be. The second worm he put into the whiskey. It writhed painfully, and quickly sank to the bottom, dead as a doornail. 'Now, what lesson can we derive from t...
  • High Levels Of Lead In Their Water
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    There are nearly 55,000 community water systems in this country, supplying water to meet the drinking needs of more than 90 percent of the U.S. population. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) defines a community water source as one that consistently provides water to at least twenty-five percent for at least sixty days during the course of a year. Living in Washington, D.C., this is a very personal issue at this point in time. Over the summer, we have dealt with serious testing on the qual...
  • Intoxication Of Ghb
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    GHB, or gamma hydroxy butyrate, is a central nervous system depressant which can relax or sedate the body that is usually given in a clear liquid form that looks just like water and is usually found in small bottles, like empty Visite bottles, Gatorade bottles, or old water bottles. GHB can also come in the form of a light-colored power, which you mix into soda, alcohol, or water. GHB is relatively cheap, $5-$10 dollars a capful or teaspoonful, and the intoxicating effects usually takes place wi...
  • While Drink Plenty Of Fluids
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    Nutrition in Mountain Biking I. Waterworld 1. Muscles produce 30-100 times more heat while riding 2. Waterdoesn't supply calories, minerals, or vitamins A. But it is used for almost every body function B. 55-65% of body weight is water 3. When losing a quart of fluid heart beats 8 more times a minute 4. Before a long ride 1 day in advance 5. Do drinking strategies during your training II. Rehydrate 1. Drink a lot after a ride 2. Sports drinks replenish the best 3. Eat a lot of salty snacks A. So...
  • Sports Drink With 6 Carbohydrates
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    How important are fluids? Fluid replacement is probably the most important nutritional concern for athletes. Approximately 60% of your body weight is water. As you exercise, fluid is lost through your skin as sweat and through your lungs when you breathe. If this fluid is not replaced at regular intervals during exercise, you can become dehydrated. When you are dehydrated, you have a smaller volume of blood circulating through your body. Consequently, the amount of blood your heart pumps with ea...
  • Water Usage For Lawn Care And Fertilizers
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    Water's Journey Water is an endless cycle that repeats itself but doesn't necessarily remain drinkable. Rain feeds vegetation, evaporation occurs, and then returns to rivers, streams, and lakes and may seep into rocks and caves underground through limestone and into aquifers. It may take many years before it reaches the surface. Water is a valuable resource that people tend to mishandle and take for granted. Explorers have dove into the paths underground to trace paths of water that flow deep un...
  • Drink Plenty Of Water
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    Picture this, (I know that for some of you it won't be that hard since we just got back from Spring Break), but you wake up looking up at the ceiling, you hope that you are in your own bed but somehow you know that its not true since there is a toilet in close proximity to your head. Speaking of your head, it feels like it has been run over by the Budweiser Clydesdale horses. You try to remember what has brought you here but all you can think of is how you feel like hell. This brings on the famo...
  • Drinking More Water Behavior Modification
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    Water makes up 75% of human body. It is the most important ingredient in our bodies. Today many people ignore drinking water and concentrate more into the carbonated drinks. One of the main reasons I would think people drink more carbonated drinks (such as sodas and sport drinks) is because of the way a company hype up their products and use their marketing strategies to influence people into buying them. Many benefits come out of drinking water. First, it quenches one's thirst much better than ...
  • Polymers Form The Turtle's Tough Shell
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    Cornstarch is an example of a polymer. Polymers are long strains of molecules that keep repeating and have different properties of the original single molecule group. A single section of a polymer is called a monomer. It resembles the simplest form of the repeating portion of the entire polymer. These polymers may get stretched when you make a mixture such as cornstarch and water. This mixture behaves a certain way. There are many theories on why this may occur. One theory is because the strands...
  • More Arsenic In The Drinking Water
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    Due to the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), America's drinking water is safer than it has been in decades, and of better quality than that of many other countries. Accordingly, many Americans believe that while people elsewhere may have reason to be concerned about getting sick from contaminated tap water, we are safe. Yet, incidents in the United States such as the outbreak of the microorganism cryptosporidium in Milwaukee's water supply in 1993 that killed more than one hundred people and sicke...
  • Persons With Typhoid Fever
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    Typhoid Fever essay: Introduction: Typhoid fever is a bacterial infection of the intestinal tract and occasionally the bloodstream, and is from the Salmonella species. Risk of infection is greatest for travellers to developing countries who will have prolonged exposure to potentially contaminated food and beverages. Typhoid fever is a bacterial infection of the intestinal tract and occasionally the bloodstream. Symptoms: Fever as high as 103. to 104. F (39. to 40. C), Severe headache, Insomnia, ...
  • Athlete Drinks Bottle Water
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    Today, we are seeing propaganda almost everywhere we go. Big sights are standing next to the highway; commercials are on the TV, and Pop ups on the internet. Propaganda techniques like Card Stacking, glittering generalities, name-calling are used to influence the emotions, attitudes or behavior of a group in order to benefit the sponsor. Card Stacking is the persuader does give accurate information, but only one side of the story. In other words, either the good side or bad side is presented, bu...
  • Information About Your Drinking Water
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    In summary, depending on the condition of the source water from which it is drawn and the treatment it receives, the drinking water quality varies from place to place. Though the United States has one of the safest water supplies in the world, national statistics don't tell you specifically about the quality and safety of the water coming out of your tap. This article lets the consumer know that there are ways for you to get information about your drinking water, if it comes from a public water ...
  • Build Muscle And Marathon Runners Need
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    Big john's diet Over the 28 days I would think that big john will lose about 1 1/2 stone. I would aim to make him lose 4 lbs a week, through healthy diet of 3 meals a day which will provide all vitamins and minerals, also regular exercise. web Daily calorie intake - UK Department of Health Estimated Average Requirements (EAR) are a daily calorie intake of 1940 calories per day for women and 2550 for men. The average calorie requirement covers a wide range of individuals. Since most adults in the...

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