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ECS 113 Lecture Notes - Lecture 23: Tennessee Valley Authority, Snail Darter, Endangered Species Act Of 1973
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Lec 23 NEPA 1970 o Mandated federal agencies must to environmental assessments o Must prepare environmental impact statement if project will impact environment significantly Endange...

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ECS 113 Lecture Notes - Lecture 22: Waste Treatment, National Environmental Policy Act, Environmental Impact Statement
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22: Cost-Benefit Analysis Cost-Benefit Analysis o Came from history of flooding in the US o In 1920s & 30s series of very damaging, dangerous floods o Flood Control Act of 1...

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ECS 113 Lecture Notes - Lecture 24: Coltan, Biodiversity Hotspot, Human Development Index
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Lec 24 Coltan o Used in electronics o Mined in Congo along with other places o Release of Sony Playstation2-->huge demand increase DR Congo o Colonized by ...

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ECS 113 Lecture Notes - Lecture 20: Montreal Protocol, Ozone Layer, Atmospheric Railway
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Lecture 20: International Treaties Slow process o Boring, endless negotiations o Each member has strong mandates from their government on what they can/can't do Rat...

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ECS 113 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Nuclear Winter, Moral Hazard, Wicked Problem
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Lecture 18 Carl Sagan o Popular scientist who explained things easier o Worried about nuclear weapons o Believed in concern of nuclear winter o Concerned about...

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ECS 113 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Treaty On The Non-Proliferation Of Nuclear Weapons, Doomsday Clock, Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty
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Lecture 16 Antiquities act o Allows for lands of special value to be set aside o Used originally by Roosevelt to est. parks o Obama created largest marine prot...

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ECS 113 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Organization Of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries, Muckraker, Externality
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Lec 13: Oil • Commercial Wells o First US commercial well in the US in PA o By 1911, industry incredibly consolidated o People fight against them, saying they w...

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ECS 113 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Stewart Brand, Logging Truck, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society
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Lec 11: Earth Day & Radical Ecology • Earth day protest o Internal combustion engine laid to rest o In connection with earth day, funeral for engines o Sweeping...

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ECS 113 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Ethylene, Toxic Substances Control Act Of 1976, World War I
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Lec 12: Toxic Chemicals • Chemical Pollution o Plastics is big one • Lots of toxins in nature o Found in plants (ex: Strychnos toxifera) o Often used for pesticides o A...

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ECS 113 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Center For Responsive Politics, Love Canal, Dark Money
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Lec 14: Money in Politics • Conflict of interest o "A Member, officer, or employee may not use his or her official position for personal gain. See Senate Rule 37.1. o ...

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ECS 113 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Environmental Policy, Bicameralism, Coastal Zone Management Act
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Lecture 6: US Environmental Policy Makers • Rise of Cities o Original policies were on local or regional issues, often on urban areas o Policies were local, often based on impacts of human activities...

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ECS 113 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Particulates, Sulfur Dioxide, Evaporation
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Lec 9: Clean Air Act • Things it covers o Noise pollution o Air quality & emissions o Ozone protections o Cars/vehicle emissions & fuel ...

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ECS 113 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Cool Air, California Institute Of Technology
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Lec 8: Legislation • Clean Air Act among earliest federal legislation on environment o Gave agencies right to regulate, set standards • California, esp LA o CA territ...

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ECS 113 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Northwest Ordinance, Manifest Destiny, William Cronon
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Lecture 7: conservation & preservation • First Contact o There were about 25 million native people on North America when Europe first made contact o Divided into 500 'na...

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ECS 113 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Hydraulic Mining, Rachel Carson, Ocean Acidification
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The Great Acceleration • Great Acceleration--we've been changing the earth at a rapid rate ◦ Socioeconomically: • Increased world population due to medicine, sanitation, vaccines, but...

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Lab safety is the cornerstone principle in this compelling Guide. All international safety symbols are clearly defined, with all basic lab glassware and equipment depicted by text description and diagrams. The Guide also p...

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