Biological Indices of Stream Pollution

Biological Indices of Stream Pollution

Date: August 1952
Creator: Russell, James C.
Description: A thorough biological survey and evaluation is a lengthy and expensive project. The number of technically trained persons required prevent its use by most public agencies. Since public health departments are the groups most frequently concerned with measuring the effects of pollution in streams, a need exists for a simplified method of sanitary survey. Recognizing this need, the Texas Heal Department assigned the writer the problem of devising a method of survey which would require a field party of two and could be conducted entirely from a mobile field laboratory.
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Microbial Activity in "Overland Flow" Industrial Waste Treatment

Microbial Activity in "Overland Flow" Industrial Waste Treatment

Date: August 1969
Creator: Eubanks, Elizabeth R.
Description: One of the major problems of modern industries concerns the disposal of waste materials without the concomitant pollution of the environment. Several food and wood products industries have solved this problem by using the "overland flow" method of waste treatment. The research described in this paper was undertaken to ascertain the fact that the waste purification occurring on the disposal field is the result of microbial activities in the soil, and to study the transformations taking place.
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ReSource, Volume 4, Number 1, [1987]

ReSource, Volume 4, Number 1, [1987]

Date: [1987]
Creator: North Texas State University
Description: ReSource magazine includes articles and notes about research at North Texas State University in various academic fields.
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Typical Methods and Devices for Handling Oil-Contaminated Water from Ships and Industrial Plants

Typical Methods and Devices for Handling Oil-Contaminated Water from Ships and Industrial Plants

Date: 1926
Creator: Lane, F. W.; Bauer, A. D.; Fisher, H. F. & Harding, P. N.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over oil-contaminated water. As stated in the introduction, this paper discusses "the development of suitable apparatus for handling and disposing of oil wastes in order to prevent the pollution of navigable waters" (p. 1). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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ReSource, Volume 3, Number 1, [1986]

ReSource, Volume 3, Number 1, [1986]

Date: [1986]
Creator: North Texas State University
Description: ReSource magazine includes articles and notes about research at North Texas State University in various academic fields.
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Climate and Airborne Pollutants

Climate and Airborne Pollutants

Date: 2008
Creator: U.S. Global Change Research Program
Description: This brochure provides an overview of how air pollutants have an impact on climate change.
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Characterization of U.S. Cement Kiln Dust

Characterization of U.S. Cement Kiln Dust

Date: 1982
Creator: Haynes, Benjamin W. & Kramer, Gary W.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the characterization of cement kiln dust. Mineralogy, chemical analysis, and hazardous waste potential of kiln dust is presented. This report includes tables.
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Atrazine Monitoring and Modeling in the Lake Lavon Watershed

Atrazine Monitoring and Modeling in the Lake Lavon Watershed

Date: August 2001
Creator: Atkinson, Samuel F.; Waller, William T.; Dickson, Kenneth L.; Sanmanee, Sirichai & Moreno, Maria C.
Description: This report describes a study to identify the distribution and extent of areas potentially at risk for atrazine (a broad leaf weedkiller) runoff in the Lake Lavon watershed, which is a major water supply for the Dallas area. The report presents the results of the study and makes recommendations for how information can be used in a cost-effective watershed atrazine reduction strategy.
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Streamlining climate change and air pollution reporting: Final Report

Streamlining climate change and air pollution reporting: Final Report

Date: July 2009
Creator: Pulles, Tinus; Goodwin, Justin; Kruijd, Jeroen; Jozwicka, Magdalena; Janssen, Katleen; Vandenbroucke, Danny et al.
Description: The environmental policies currently being negotiated are likely to require Member State (MS) to control and report their emission of greenhouse gases (GHG) and air pollutants (AP) more precisely. While there are likely to be associated costs, it is also likely that the cost of timely and targeted action will be less than the longer term cost of inaction. A number of European Union (EU) legal instruments are used to regulate emissions - several of these are under review. The review not only needs to anticipate future policy needs but also assess the alignment of the various instruments and whether the burden on users can be further minimized.
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Environmental Agents Control Act

Environmental Agents Control Act

Date: unknown
Creator: China (Republic : 1949- ). Huan jing bao hu shu
Description: The government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) passed this law to protect the environment and human health from harm by toxic chemicals or microbial preparations, including pesticides, fungicides, as well as certain synthetic chemicals.
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