Roadway Traffic Noise Pollution in Atlanta

Roadway Traffic Noise Pollution in Atlanta

Some Americans who are actually paying attention to the problem of noise pollution are watching enviously as the EU takes serious steps to reel in noise pollution in its 27 member countries. I mean, serious steps – things are going to be much quieter on the other side of the pond by the year 2017, […]

Plastic Bags Scattered All Over the World

Plastic Bags Scattered All Over the World

In the U.S. alone, more than 100 billion cheap plastic bags are distributed every year, bags which never really go away, many of which end up in our waterways. Less than one percent are recycled. Many countries (Bangladesh, South Africa, Uganda, even parts of China) and cities (San Francisco, London, Mumbai) have already banned plastic […]

Impact of Vegetable Oil Spills

Impact of Vegetable Oil Spills

Historically, vegetable oils have been considered relatively benign, non-toxic and therefore of limited concern to the environment. However, this generalisation has been demonstrated to be incorrect. Previous experience has shown that both chronic and acute pollution incidents can lead to deleterious effects. This awareness has led to the reclassification of many vegetable oils as category […]