Wastes less hazardous than most of those associated with a nuclear reactor; generated by hospitals, research laboratories, and certain industries. The Slow Food Movement, an organization dedicated to stopping the spread of culturally damaging fast food restaurants such as McDonald's, is founded in the northern part of Italy. Archived from the original on April 11, Infectious agents and associated biologicals including cultures from medical and pathological laboratories; cultures and stocks of infectious agents from research and industrial laboratories; waste from the production of biologicals; discarded live and attenuated vaccines; and culture dishes and devices used to transfer, inoculate, and mix cultures. Construction begins on the Glen Canyon Dam in the U. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change IPCC recently concluded that increased concentrations of greenhouse gases are causing an increase in the Earth's surface temperature and that increased concentrations of sulfate aerosols have led to relative cooling in some regions, generally over and downwind of heavily industrialized areas.
A single exposure to a toxic substance which may result in severe biological harm [Page ] or death.
Swamps may be fresh or salt water and tidal or nontidal. The supply of fresh water found beneath the Earth's surface, usually in aquifers, which supply wells and springs. Pollutants may include almost any natural or artificial composition of airborne matter capable of being airborne. Chemical, physical, or biological contaminants in indoor air. Sometimes, a particular subgrouping may be specified, such as the fish community in a lake or the soil arthropod community in a forest. Who Pays for Clean Air: Women and the Environment:
Also, any substance or mixture intended for use as a plant regulator, defoliant, or desiccant. Ground water entering near coastal waters which has been contaminated by landfill leachate, deep well injection of hazardous wastes, septic tanks, etc. Pesticide application in and around houses, office buildings, apartment buildings, motels, and other living or working areas. Arctic tundra is underlain by permafrost and is usually water saturated. The interacting system of a biological community and its nonliving environmental surroundings. Botkin, Daniel Discordant Harmonies: A proliferation of a marine plankton toxic and often fatal to fish, perhaps stimulated by the addition of nutrients.