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    also several lakes, rivers, springs and other bodies of water. Although, the biggest problem in Florida is the pollution going into Florida’s waterways; everyone has a role on the pollution. Homeowner’s are a part of the problem because they are trying to keep their lawns green and lush by using fertilizer and pesticides that eventually run into some type of body of water (Call and Stephenson). Some are considered polluted because the high levels of dissolved oxygen and some have fecal bacteria (Dunn). Typhoid, hepatitis,…

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    He was, as he always is, prepared for the experience. The Intercostal Waterway enters the river about 15 miles upriver from the ocean and as soon as we turned into the river we could feel the current pushing the boat. As we went along we gain more and more speed. The river is wide and there’s a reasonable amount of traffic, cruisers, shrimpers, dredgers and the necessary small security and law enforcement folks here and there. We love our boat but sometimes it’s the odd man out, putting along in…

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    particles. Unfortunately, New Jersey waterways, specifically the ones in northern New Jersey, have been plagued with an abundance of plastic. This is a major problem that needs to be fixed is the contaminated waterways because they cause problems. The plastic pollution in the waterways of New Jersey is a big environmental problem. According to the New York Times, “At any given time, an estimated 165 million plastic particles are floating...along the Hudson River, south to Sandy Hook Bay, in New…

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    John Rapanos Case Digest

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    cease-and-desist orders from the EPA) that these wetlands were protected under the Clean Water Act, Rapanos continued his project, resulting in civil and criminal penalties. These wetlands were considered adjacent to a navigable waterway, which makes them covered by the CWA, (a regulation issued by the Army Corps of Engineers). In response to the suits filed against him by the government, Rapanos argued before the District Court that the wetlands on his property are not included under the…

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    Birth control is a popular way of contraception. It affects a woman’s body, but also affects local waterways and wildlife with leftover hormones. These leftover hormones are estrogen hormones and damage the way wildlife reproduce and how the ecosystem functions. How does the birth control pill affect wildlife and waterways? How does the effects of alpha-ethinylestradiol harmful to wildlife? According to Wynne Parry from LiveScience, the main idea about this subject is “What the dilemma about is…

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    Ravi River Essay

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    HISTORY OF RIVER RAVI Ravi River, the littlest waterway of the stream Indus framework was among that were given to India when the Indus Water Treaty was agreed upon. Ravi River is one of the five floods of stream Indus that has lead to the area 's name Punjab (signifying "Five Rivers"). It is arranged in the northwestern piece of India and north eastern piece of Pakistan. Waterway Ravi emerges from the Himalyas in Himachal Pradesh state, India and travels through west-northwest Chamba, going…

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    Water Quality Report

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    Water quality of Freshwater Creek Abstract: This report will be detailing the results found after testing three different water quality parameters on water samples taken at Freshwater Creek and comparing them with past results. It will determine if Freshwater Creek is, has been or is becoming polluted. The three tested parameters were dissolved oxygen, biochemical oxygen demand and ammonia. What was found is that the results for all three tests fitted within the recommended guidelines for…

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    Environmental protection was non-existent a hundred years ago and because of this severe pollution effected all aspects of the environment. Commencement Bay, located in Washington state is an example of the devastating effects associated with unregulated industries dumping toxic industrial waste into an unprotected ecosystem. Due to the nature of industries located along the shoreline severe contamination of the waterway affected marine life and had the potential to cause significant health…

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    had the right to issue a license to operate boats on this interstate waterway, the state of New York or Congress? US Const. Art 1, Section 8, Clause 3; Act of February 1793, Section 1, Clause. Background information: The State of New York gave Aron Ogden a license to navigate between New York City and the New Jersey Shore. Ogden found himself competing with Thomas Gibbons, who has permission to use the waterways by the Federal Government. After the State of New York denied Gibbons access to…

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    Boating down the Wabash River near Lafayette on July 16, I witnessed firsthand the broad, winding river’s scenic beauty, but also got a lesson in the environmental challenges the river faces when two Asian carp hurled themselves out of the water and landed in our boat. The Wabash is Indiana’s iconic river and inspiration for our state song, yet in recent years two species of invasive Asian carp have infested portions of it. These voracious non-native fish consume nutrients in the water,…

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