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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- Joy Blazofsky

In America today, there has been a strong increase in the amount of reusable water bottles that we see in our everyday lives, compared to using a plastic water bottle. I noticed this trend specifically at Penn State, but now … Continue reading

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Beauty Products in our Waters

In the article “States Are Cracking Down on Face Wash”, Katy Steinmetz discusses the harmful effects of Microbeads. Microbeads are small round pieces of plastic that are often found in many face or body washes as an exfoliant. These bits of plastic … Continue reading

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In the News: Penn State Student’s CDC Internship

This past summer, Penn State environmental resource management student Aaron Blakney spent his summer interning for a CDC campus in Atlanta, Georgia. Aaron was 1 of 10 people chosen to intern with them from the 300 applicants. He spent his … Continue reading

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