Environmental Articles

 
Environmental Articles
http://www.coloradolining.com/applications/landfill1.htmACID RAIN

1) Good basic information on acid rain.
http://www.epa.gov/region01/eco/acidrain/intro.html

2) More basic information on acid rain.
http://science.howstuffworks.com/acid-rain.htm

ALTERNATIVE ENERGIES (General)

1) Energy - Pros and cons of various energy sources.
http://cnnstudentnews.cnn.com/2000/WORLD/europe/09/12/etime.energy/

2) Another site which discusses the pros and cons of various energy sources.

http://www.alternativeuse.com/energy_pros_wind_power.htm

3) Energy Story. This site contains basic info on numerous types of energy.

http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/story/index.html

WIND ENERGY

1) Wind Energy - Pros and Cons
http://www.healthlink.org/windproscons37.html

SOLAR ENERGY


1) Basic info on solar power

http://www.nrel.gov/learning/re_solar.html

2) Solar energy advantages and disadvantages
http://www.facts-about-solar-energy.com/solar-energy-advantages-disadvantages.html

3) This site has info on all forms of solar energy.

http://www1.eere.energy.gov/solar/solar_heating.html

GEOTHERMAL ENERGY

1) Geothermal energy basics.

http://www.nrel.gov/learning/re_geothermal.html

NUCLEAR ENERGY

1) Nuclear Power -basic information

http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/basic-ref/students.html#nuclear_energy

2) The future of nuclear power as well as some history

http://www.wilsoncenter.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=wq.essay&essay_id=204363

HYDROELECTRIC POWER

1) Hydroelectric Power

http://www.alliantenergykids.com/stellent2/groups/public/documents/pub/phk_ee_re_001504.hcsp

BIOFUELS (BIOMASS)

1) Basic info on biofuels

http://www.nrel.gov/learning/re_biofuels.html

 

FOSSIL FUELS

1) Good description of what fossil fuels are.http://www.powerhousetv.com/stellent2/groups/public/documents/pub/phtv_eb_re_000311.hcsp


LANDFILLS

1) Basic information on landfills:  http://www.zerowasteamerica.org/BasicsOfLandfills.htm

2) Basic information on how landfills work

http://people.howstuffworks.com/landfill.htm

3) Technical description and information on landfills.

http://www.coloradolining.com/applications/landfill1.htm

4) Types of landfills

http://www.epa.gov/garbage/landfill/landfills.htm

 

LEAD IN DRINKING WATER

1) Information on lead in drinking water from the EPA.

http://www.epa.gov/safewater/lead/

2) Fact sheet on lead in drinking water including ways to reduce it.

http://www.epa.gov/safewater/lead/lead1.html


GLOBAL WARMING

1) Global warming, greenhouse effect and global warming info from the EPA.

http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/kids/

2) Global warming site

http://www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/caer/ce/eek/earth/air/global.htm


DEAD ZONE

1) The Dead Zone-Gulf of Mexico

http://science.howstuffworks.com/dead-zone.htm

FERTILIZERS AND POLLUTION

1) Preventing fertilizer pollution

http://www.extension.umn.edu/distribution/horticulture/DG2923.html

2) Nitrate Pollution - general information

http://www.caf.wvu.edu/~forage/nitratepollution/nitrate.htm

 

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