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Let’s Dispose of Disposable Plastic | Erin Kraeher

Imagine walking through the streets of center city Philadelphia, sometimes it just feels like every step you take there’s another piece of litter on the ground. Cities are especially bad because of the large population, but imagine being surrounded by … Continue reading

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The Amount of Money Farm Industries should spend on Fertilizers for the Chesapeake Bay Watershed The Chesapeake Bay watershed has multiple pollutant sources. The most prominent pollutant is from agriculture, stormwater, wastewater, fossil fuels, and households. Out of those major … Continue reading

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Write and Respond 1:The Reduction of Plastic Water Bottles

Plastic water bottles are one of the most unnecessary and overused products in the U.S. The ending or reduction of manufacturing plastic water bottles would drastically decrease the amount of waste we produce. Plastic water bottles are detrimental to the … Continue reading

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The Connection between Pollution and Premature Death

In a recent study “US seniors strengthens link between air pollution and premature death” according to Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, in an article published by Science daily. Senior citizens are at risk for death due to long … Continue reading

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Write and Respond 1 Kaitlyn Zirrith

The Real Effects of Rainforest Deforestation   It is no secret that billions of trees are being destroyed every year due to wildfires, environmental disasters, and more, all tying back to the destructive and irresponsible actions of humans. The area … Continue reading

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Write and Respond 1

Katri Randall October 3rd Math 33 #1 Write and Respond Paper 1 Penn Staters recycle over 200 tons of plastic bottles per school year. (7.6 million water bottles on average). In the United States currently recycling stats show that only … Continue reading

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Air Pollution is Bad for Kidneys

A recent study relayed in an article on Futurity has found that air pollution can be a cause of kidney disease. Researchers compiled data based on new cases of kidney disease and found that nearly 45,000 cases, plus 2,500 instances … Continue reading

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In The News: Houston’s Floodwaters Are Tainted, Testing Shows

Hurricane Harvey recently rolled through the Texas area, wrecking havoc on anything that came in its path. Homes were torn apart, people were displaced, and land was destroyed from the reported almost 50 inches of rain water that fell on … Continue reading

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