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*  Soviet atomic bomb project
The billions of radioactive particles released into the air exposed countless people to extremely mutagenic and carcinogenic ... making it hard to show causation between elevated cancer rates and radioactive pollution specifically from the lake. ... Many of the fission based devices left behind radioactive isotopes which have contaminated air, water and soil in the areas ... Iodine-131, a radioactive isotope that is a major byproduct of fission-based weapons, is retained in the thyroid gland, and so ...
*  Lawrence Susskind
Seeking Operational Flexibility and Pollution Prevention Under Title V of the Clean Air Act: EPA's P4 Program (with Michael ... This was followed by efforts to reach accord in Maine on where to site a low level radioactive waste repository; an appointment ... by New Jersey's highest court to settle a long-standing lawsuit regarding pollution clean-up in Camden (NJ) Harbor; and work ... that a command-and-control approach could be replaced by a more informal facilitated dialogue and still ensure that air quality ...
*  Earth
Many localized areas are subject to human-made pollution of the air and water, acid rain and toxic substances, loss of ... Because much of the heat is provided by radioactive decay, scientists postulate that early in Earth's history, before isotopes ... This lower-density air then rises and is replaced by cooler, higher-density air. The result is atmospheric circulation that ... The highest air temperature ever measured on Earth was 56.7 °C (134.1 °F) in Furnace Creek, California, in Death Valley, in ...
*  List of Statutory Instruments of Scotland, 2000
Pollution Prevention and Control Act 1999 (Commencement No. 2) (Scotland) Order 2000 (S.S.I. 2000/322) Pollution Prevention and ... Air Quality (Scotland) Regulations 2000 (S.S.I. 2000/97) Housing Support Grant (Scotland) Order 2000 (S.S.I. 2000/98) ... Radioactive Substances (Basic Safety Standards) (Scotland) Regulations 2000 (S.S.I. 2000/100) Road Traffic Reduction Act 1997 ( ... Oil and Chemical Pollution of Fish) (No. 2) Order 1993 Revocation (Scotland) Order 2000 (S.S.I. 2000/132) Food Protection ( ...
*  Christopher Busby
... and in the air filter of an ambulance, stating "The measurements made in the air filter show that at least part of Beirut has ... Busby claimed radioactive caesium-137 released from the nuclear disaster can cause heart muscle damage and heart attacks in ... Busby initially proposed the Second Event Theory (SET) in 1995, in his self-published book Wings of Death: Nuclear Pollution ... During the follow up interview on 13 April 2011, Busby stated that Fukushima radiation pollution could cause up to 400,000 ...
*  Alternative fuel
The air engine is an emission-free piston engine using compressed air as fuel. Unlike hydrogen, compressed air is about one- ... As an alternative to uranium fuelled nuclear reactors, thorium has been proven to add to proliferation, produces radioactive ... and distributed production reducing transport and related pollution.[citation needed] Carbon neutral fuel is synthetic fuel- ... Hydrogen and natural gas are both lighter than air and can be mixed together. Nuclear power is any nuclear technology designed ...
*  Toxicity
"Basic Information about Lead Air Pollution." EPA. Environmental Protection Agency, 17 Mar. 2017. Web. Beaubier, Jeff, and Barry ... While some weakly radioactive substances, such as uranium, are also chemical toxicants, more strongly radioactive materials ... These hazards can be physical or chemical, and present in air, water, and/or soil. These conditions can cause extensive harm to ... "Criteria Air Pollutants." EPA. Environmental Protection Agency, 2 Mar. 2017. Web. "USEPA List of Priority Pollutants." The ...
*  Hydroxyl radical
R• + O2 → RO• 2 The fate of this radical in the troposphere is dependent on factors such as the amount of sunlight, pollution ... The lifetime of •OH radicals in the Earth atmosphere is very short, therefore •OH concentrations in the air are very low and ... which can enhance corrosion and SCC in coolant systems subjected to radioactive environments. Hydroxyl radicals are also ... present in the air. The results obtained by Montzka et al. (2011) shows that the interannual variability in •OH estimated from ...
*  The Undersea Adventures of Captain Nemo
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River: A diver is pinned under a container that holds radioactive materials. The Big Prize: ... Fish Farm: The Nautilus investigates a case of deliberate pollution and encounters the largest shark in the world. Cool It, ... MacPherson Billie Mae Richards ... Chris / Robbie Airdates for the episodes are unknown, nor is this a confirmed airing order. ...
*  Nickel
Radioactive nickel-56 is produced by the silicon burning process and later set free in large quantities during type Ia ... Nickel is found naturally in both food and water, and may be increased by human pollution. For example, nickel-plated faucets ... Nickel is slowly oxidized by air at room temperature and is considered corrosion-resistant. Historically, it has been used for ... All of the remaining radioactive isotopes have half-lives that are less than 60 hours and the majority of these have half-lives ...
*  Electronic waste
By dismantling and providing reuse possibilities, intact natural resources are conserved and air and water pollution caused by ... "Americium, Radioactive". TOXNET Toxicology Data Network. Archived from the original on 12 October 2016. Chen, A.; Dietrich, K. ... atmospheric pollution, and water pollution either by immediate discharge or from surface runoff (especially near coastal areas ... Liquid and atmospheric releases end up in bodies of water, groundwater, soil, and air and therefore in land and sea animals - ...
*  Oak Ridge National Laboratory
The United States Air Force (USAF) also contributed funding to three reactors; the lab's first computers; and its first ... The Department of Energy was concerned with the pollution surrounding ORNL and it began clean-up efforts. Burial trenches and ... heavy element chemistry and radioactive materials characterization; aqueous solution chemistry and geochemistry; mass ... The Energy Efficiency and Electricity Technologies Program (EEETP) aims to improve air quality in the US and reduce dependence ...
*  United States regulation of point source water pollution
However, the reason this has not occurred yet comes down to a fundamental difference between water pollution and air pollution ... Water pollution is the contamination of natural water bodies by chemical, physical, radioactive or pathogenic microbial ... Nonpoint source water pollution regulations in the United States United States. Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments ... It involves the voluntary exchange of pollution reduction credits from sources with low costs of pollution control to those ...
*  Bear Island (Norway)
... pollution by toxic and radioactive substances remains a threat to the island's virtually untouched nature. Exploration in the ... Fog develops when the warm air of the Atlantic Ocean, fram farther south, passes over cold water. The average monthly ... Leakage of radioactive material from the reactor and nuclear warheads currently poses a problem[citation needed], and severe ... pollution of the surrounding waters remains possible.[not in citation given] The island has a club for nude dippers ("Bjørnøya ...
*  List of songs about the environment
"Radioactive" Inch Chua - "All Rivers Lead To The Sea" Michael Jackson - "Cry", "Earth Song", "Heal The World", and "Man in the ... "Pollution" Dir en grey - "Glass Skin" Bonnie Dobson - "Morning Dew" (covered by Jeff Beck and Rod Stewart, Long John Baldry, ... "Fresh Air" and "What About Me" Radiohead - "Fake Plastic Trees", "Idioteque", Polyethylene (Parts 1 & 2), and "The Numbers" ... "Pollution" Julian Lennon - "Saltwater (Julian Lennon song)" Level 42 - "The Chant has Begun" Lil B - "Earth's Medicine" Linkin ...
*  Cloud seeding
He was dismayed to find that the deep freezer was not cold enough to produce a "cloud" using breath air. He decided to move the ... Soviet military pilots seeded clouds over the Belorussian SSR after the Chernobyl disaster to remove radioactive particles from ... and other state agencies applied the Clean Water Act of 1977 and 1987 to establish regulations on this type of pollution." ... Its first efforts scattered sea salt in the air to catch the humidity and dry ice to condense the humidity to form clouds. The ...
*  History of Greenland
The Thule Air Base at Thule (now Qaanaaq) in the northwest was made a permanent air force base. In 1953, some Inuit families ... contaminating the area with radioactive debris. Although most of the contaminated ice was cleaned up, controversy currently ... owing to concerns about expense and noise pollution. Greenland's minimal representation in the Folketing meant that despite ... The major airport remains the former US air base at Kangerlussuaq well north of Nuuk, with the capital unable to accept ...
*  Chinese drywall
The standard policy contained an exception to an exclusion for pollution which allowed coverage if the pollution came from the ... Phosphogypsum is radioactive due to the presence of naturally occurring uranium and radium in the phosphate ore. The substance ... The warnings point out that the presence of defective drywall cannot be determined by testing a home's air, or corrected by ... In November 2009, the CPSC reported on an indoor air study conducted by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) comparing 41 " ...
*  Environmental Protection Act 1990
Before the Act there had been separate environmental regulation of air, water and land pollution and the Act brought in an ... Radioactive Contaminated Land (Modification of Enactments)(England) Regulations 2006, 2006/1379 Radioactive Contaminated Land ( ... or Significant pollution of the water environment is being caused or there is a significant possibility of such pollution being ... 1 WLR 2644 at 2658 Pollution Prevention and Control (England and Wales) Regulations 2000, SI 2000/1973 Pollution Prevention and ...
*  Zero waste
In Canada, a pollution prevention hierarchy otherwise referred to as the Environmental Protection Hierarchy was adopted. This ... Implementing Zero Waste will eliminate all discharges to land, water or air that are a threat to planetary, human, animal or ... It applies to the waste of atmospheric purity by coal burning or the waste of radioactive resources by attempting to designate ... Through zero waste the number of toxins released into the air and water would be decreased and products examined to determine ...
*  Economic policy of the Barack Obama administration
In 2006, in response to Illinois residents' concerns about unreported radioactive leaks by Exelon Corporation, Obama introduced ... a reliance on oil and other sources of carbon pollution, and more-so that the U.S. economy would work for all Americans. Thanks ... as Congress considers policies to address air quality and the deleterious effects of carbon emissions on the global ecosystem, ... "Obama's bill would require that any leak of radioactive materials exceeding the levels set by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission ...
*  Neodymium
It is a soft silvery metal that tarnishes in air. Neodymium was discovered in 1885 by the Austrian chemist Carl Auer von ... Another application is the creation of selective astronomical filters to reduce the effect of light pollution from sodium and ... All of the remaining radioactive isotopes have half-lives that are shorter than eleven days, and the majority of these have ... "Rare-Earth Metal Long Term Air Exposure Test". Retrieved 2009-08-08. C. R. Hammond (2000). The Elements, in Handbook of ...
*  Nuclear ethics
January 21, 1968: the 1968 Thule Air Base B-52 crash involved a United States Air Force (USAF) B-52 bomber. The aircraft was ... Radioactive fallout from nuclear weapons testing was first drawn to public attention in 1954 when the Castle Bravo hydrogen ... Another area of inquiry concerns future generations and the burden that nuclear waste and pollution imposes on them. Some ... A B-52 Stratofortress carrying two Mark 39 nuclear bombs broke up in mid-air, dropping its nuclear payload in the process. 1965 ...
*  Raw water
Dissolved air molecules, especially oxygen Salt, which makes water brackish, having more salinity than fresh water, but not as ... These methods are under development in China as part of addressing the country's pollution problems. Turbidity is how murky or ... Other, less common, contaminants of raw water include: Natural radioactive particles. Perfluorinated alkyl acids, such as ... and radioactive particles can be removed with reverse osmosis alone. This efficiency has made reverse osmosis the primary ...
*  Waste Isolation Pilot Plant
"CEMRC Detects Trace Amounts of Radioactive Particles at Air Sampling Station Near WIPP Facility". New Mexico State University. ... There is no drinking water near the site, so possible water pollution is not a concern. After multiple deep drilling, a final ... equivalent to 0.64 and 0.014 radioactive decay events per second per cubic meter of air). The DOE agreed that there was a ... per cubic meter of air of americium-241 and 0.014 Bq of plutonium-239 and plutonium-240 per cubic meter of air ( ...
*  Pakistan Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology
... air conditionig as well as water supply to PINSTECH and annexed labs. Computer Division (CD) - Computer Division (CD) was ... "Environmental Pollution Scenario of Pakistan: Findings and Remediation"at PINSTECH et. al. staff wrtier. "PINSTECH's research ... Radioactive Waste Management Irradiation Laboratories Lasers Laboratory and Testing Facility Materials Development & ... Environmental Pollution, Non-Destructive Testing, Industrial Applications, Life Sciences, and Isotope Geology. IAD also extends ...