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Environmental Issues and Astronomy: An Introductory Resource Guide

The Astronomical Society of the Pacific maintains a Web site of the same name, with an interesting section titled Environmental Issues and Astronomy: An Introductory Resource Guide. Most people may not normally think that their would be environmental issues related to astronomy, but this site explores four of them -- one of which is light pollution. Although the descriptions of the issues on this...
Pollution Control

Pollution takes many forms, such as ground, air, and water pollution. To make the environment pleasant to live in, certain methods are needed to clean up pollution or, even better, to prevent it all together. Several technologies and engineering techniques are regularly employed to keep pollution in check. The Air Pollution Control Technology Handbook (1) takes an in-depth look at many types of...
Oil, Out of Control

Oil, Out of Control is an in-depth Whyfiles story that follows from news coverage of an oil spill off Spain's northwest coast in 2002. This Web site offers a straight look at the issues surrounding this and other famous oil spills, particularly that of the Exxon Valdez off Prince William Sound in 1992. The authors make clear the allegiances of people quoted in the story, while clearly explaining...
American Chemical Society: Green Chemistry Institute

Seeking to eliminate the use and production of hazardous substances, "The Green Chemistry Institute (GCI) was founded as an independent, nonprofit organization in 1997 to promote green chemistry through research, education, information dissemination, conferences and symposia." At this web site, visitors will find all sorts of information on meetings, news, conferences, and various educational...