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  • Chemical Industry Case Study

    Chemical Industry is one of the oldest and largest industries in the world, forming the backbone for many other downstream industries. It produces products and materials, 70% of which forms the input for other industries like Agriculture, Automobile, plastic, textiles, petroleum refining, primary metal and chemical industry itself which consumes 26% of its own output. Rest of the production is consumed directly in form of detergent, soap, perfumes and other consumer goods. The global chemical industry is highly diversified with more than 80,000 chemicals under its portfolio. Current size of the Global chemical output is estimated at 3.9 trillion USD.On the back of global economic recovery and increased industry output, Global Chemical Production…

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  • Four Dog Defense Argumentative Analysis

    responsibility. The owner first claims that he has no dog. But as the victim keeps insisting, the owner keeps changing his story to their dog is not dangerous, their dog is dangerous but did not harm anyone, then finally yes the dog hurt the victim but it was the victims fault. What has been described above is a series of tactics called the Four Dog Defense. Chemical companies and other manufacturers use this Four Dog Defense to misguide consumers and to hide the fact that their products are…

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  • Ethical Issues In The Fictional Video 'Incident At Morales'

    Introduction The engineering case studies presented in the fictional video provides profoundly different sets of ethical issues that are presented at various manufacturing companies that want to put up hurriedly manufacturing chemical plants. Engineering profession, just like in many other professions is confronted with many ethical responsibilities. The study is exceptionally important to the practicing engineers since it presents viewers with ethical guidelines that should be followed when…

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  • Persuasive Essay On The Chemical Philiphenyltrichloroethane

    With her release of Silent Spring in the early 1960’s, Rachel Carson sparked a great national environmental movement. In her book, Carson released her findings on the detrimental effects of the chemical dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT). At the time, DDT was believed to be the answer to insect problems in the United States and was used extensively. However, Carson explains DDT reaches species not targeted by the chemical and hurts the environment as a whole. Rachel Carson proves, through a…

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  • Analysis Of Silent Spring By Rachel Carson

    Her argument eventually succeeded in banning DDT from use in America, and basically started the notion of environmentalism that followed her publishing of Silent Spring. Her book is one of the most iconic books in the environmental fields. It shows that it truly is possible for one person to cause great changes in the way people think. Rachel Carson went up against large chemical companies during the 1960’s when women were still establishing themselves in the working world. Despite these…

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  • Essay On Water Advisory

    “23 million pounds of chemicals were dumped into the Ohio river by industries and businesses in 2013”, reported by Jennifer Schack (WLWT News 5 TODAY Weekend Meteorologist). The Ohio River is the main source of water to millions; it borders six states: Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia. Since it borders so many states, if a section of the river gets contaminated, the bordering states face the possibility of a water advisory. This was true when my hometown of…

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  • Why Do Food Companies Use Pesticides Affect The Human Body?

    companies add harmful chemicals and hormones to speed growth and increase production. This is a an epidemic because everybody is exposed to different kinds of chemicals and food chemicals are the most common. Due to increase in cost for maintaining our food healthy, adding chemicals and hormones drops the price, but has negative affects to the human body internally when consumed. Many different chemicals are added into the food we consume or sprayed on our fruits and vegetables.In an article…

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  • Chromium: The Most Toxic Chemical Compounds In Industry

    Chromium (Cr) is one of the most toxic chemical compounds due to the common use of chromium compounds in industry in addition to its natural sources (Costa et al., 2003). Exposure to chromium occurs via contaminants found in drinking water and food, through air containing particulates or mists of hexavalent chromium Cr (VI) compounds, or through skin contact with soil at hazardous waste sites (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 2013). Cr (VI) may be found in drinking water…

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  • What Is Too Much What? The Industry Chemical Food?

    Comment [KLC3]: Too much what? The industry chemical food. Comment [KLC4]: We do or we do not? Ops . This is by the time for we do not have and then have a little . After then , have a lot like now . But I trust there will be more in the future . Comment [KLC5]: What is this paragraph for? For nothing . Now I read this paragraph back , this look like meaningless . Comment [KLC6]: What comparison are you making? It is not logical. Our body like a backpack . So I do not use this comparison .…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of HVAC Systems

    Many people think that conventional HVAC systems can filter out a chemical and biological threats if they are aerosolized. That is wrong, for a few reasons, a terrorists chemical or bio-weapon that becomes airborne is not suspect to being neutralized in a conventional HVAC system. If no chemical processes are used in the HVAC systems, such as deionization of UV light exposure to all particles passing through the systems, the weapon will still get some of the original concentration through the…

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