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    The public health has been negatively affected by the bad pollutants in the air. With so many diseases and health problems that are caused by this, the population has been greatly affected. These health effects include death, respiratory, asthma, and cardiovascular problems (Davis, 2012). This has been happening for a while and with all of the harmful pollutants in the air, many more health problems have been occurring in people. According to a study, median annual levels that were found in the…

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    Acid Rain Effects

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    Introduction Acid rain is a rain that contains a high concentration of pollutants, chiefly sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide, released into the atmosphere by the burning of fossil fuels such as coal or oil .It can have harmful effects on plants, aquatic animals and infrastructure, when the sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide, react with the water . The chemicals in acid rain can cause paint to peel, corrosion of steel structures such as bridges, and weathering of stone buildings and statues.…

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    Acid Rain: Pros and Cons Acid Rain. Acid Rain is regular rain fallen from the clouds then made sufficiently acidic by atmospheric pollution. This is created by the process of burning fossil fuels, they contain sulfur and nitrogen oxides, which combine with atmospheric water to form acids. When people hear the words “acid rain” they immediately think about the horrors of it. Few people think about the positive things that acid rain can bring to us. With the evidence given, both sides could be…

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    The goal of the program is to reduce emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides from electric power plants. One way of doing this was to set a maximum amount of sulfur dioxide that the power plants are allowed to emit. According to the EPA, in Acid Rain Program: 2005 Progress Report, the maximum amount was set at 8.9 million, which is half the amount normally…

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    Dug Wells Research Paper

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    The oldest recorded source of water was from a well. A well is a hole in the ground from which a fluid is withdrawn. Water wells can be dug, driven, bored, or drilled. These wells are constructed with a type of tool or machine, some go down farther than others, but they all serve one purpose. To bring water to people’s homes (World Book Encyclopedia). Water wells are the most common types of wells today. The water in these wells come from rain that soaks in the ground. The underground water in…

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    Acid Rain Effects

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    (see Figure 2), it can damage forests, lakes, streams and buildings. They damage plants, animals and the whole environment (see Figures 3, 4, and 5). It has many more effects which is crucial. First, it can cause health problems because nitrogen and sulfur oxides in acid rain leads to respiratory diseases such as asthma or chronic bronchitis which makes it hard to breathe. Additionally, nitrogen oxides can produce ozone in ground which can cause permanent lung damage. Acid rain also damage…

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    causes of death worldwide. As of 2012, there were 14 million new cases and 8.2 million cancer-related deaths worldwide” (Cancer Statistics, National Cancer Institute). Cancer was a very widespread disease during World War I due to the use of mustard gas. Mustard gas was a common war weapon, for it was very cruel and had a high fatality rate; this gas is extremely poisonous and caused a cancer epidemic due to the way it attacked the respiratory system. Exposure to this gas was fatal since it…

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    Mustard Gas, in World War I, was called the King of Battle Gases because it caused more battle causalities, as in injuries that took them out of the war and some deaths, than all of the other chemical agents used in that Great War (Everts, n.d.). This synthetic agent had an innocent beginning but rapidly became something the world rallied around to ban due to its harmful effects. In 1886 Victor Meyer first discovered the harmful effects of (ClCH2CH2)2S or what would later become known as Mustard…

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    Benefits Of Mustard Oil

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    Mustard oil is a fatty vegetable oil which is obtained from mustard seeds. There are basically three varieties of mustard oil available. The difference between these three varieties lies in the method of extraction, chemical composition and properties. The fatty vegetable mustard oil is extracted by pressing mustard seeds. Mustard oil is obtained by cold compression of the mustard seeds and by infusing this extracted oil with other oils to get the final product. Essential mustard oil is obtained…

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    The experiment outlined by this lab report demonstrated the idea of synthesizing tert-butyl chloride through an SN1 reaction. The SN1 reaction took place with a polar protic solvent taking the place of the leaving group (alcohol) and creating a new replacement bond with the carbocation to form a tertiary chloride structure. The product was then tested for this structure by reacting it with two substances: sodium iodide and silver nitrate. These tests were to demonstrate that if the product…

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