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- Superfund Issue - 1,089 words
Superfund Issue There have been few environmental problems that have posed the same level of concern as that of the hazardous waste issue. Similarly, few environmental laws have caused the level of frustration as that felt towards Superfund, the main legislative tool that was designed to address the public fears in regards to hazardous waste. Superfund is a law that was passed in 1980. It is formally known as the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, or CERCLA. It established a special fund called the Superfund Trust Fund as a pot of money, 1.6 billion over 5 years, which was originally planned to finance the clean up of some 400 sites. Today, Superfund has g ...
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- Business Law - 1,058 words
... hip after giving six-month's notice to each general partner. 15.Mitch is a limited partner in a limited partnership. He discovers that the general partners have failed to file a certificate of limited partnership. What should Mitch do? 16. The legal existence of a corporation is unaffected by the death of all of its shareholders. T/F 17.Harger Corporation, a Tennessee Corporation, owns a factory in Indiana. It sells its products in Tennessee, Kentucky, and Indiana. It maintains a sales office in Madison, Indiana for the purpose of making contracts, coordinating deliveries of its products, keeping a record of sales and deliveries, and paying salaries. Is the Harger Company required to qua ...
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- Case Study: Amoco Oil Co V Borden, Inc - 260 words
Case Study: Amoco Oil Co. V. Borden, Inc Amoco Oil Co. v. Borden, Inc. 889 F.2d 664 (5th Cir. 1989) Plantiff and Defendants: The Plantiff is Amoco Oil Company. The defendant is Borden, Inc. Facts: Amoco bought 114 acres of land from Borden, Inc. in Texas City, Texas. Borden was the owner of a phosphate fertilizer plant in that same location. After the land was purchased by Amoco, they found out that 35 acres of land was covered by a pile of mildly radioactive phosphogypsum, a by product of fertilizer manufacture. Amoco, unaware of the problem then hired guards and put up fences around the radioactive material. Amoco then sued Borden, under the superfund (CERCLA) for its responsive costs. Low ...
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- Dredging The Hudson River - 1,928 words
Dredging The Hudson River For the past year, the subject of polychlorinated biphenyls in the Hudson River and what should be done about them has been discussed by politicians and residents all over the capital region. Often the top story on the local news, the front page headline of the newspaper, the subject of a special on television, or the reason for a town meeting, dredging has become a much debated topic. With all the information being exchanged and opinions published, it is easy for the average person to become confused. In an attempt to make things clear, the following report defines dredging, PCBs, and presents a short discussion of each side of the Hudson River dredging debate. POL ...
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- Economic Perspectives On The Internet - 2,213 words
... ials. The Department of Commerce's Office of Antiboycott Compliance (OAC) administers the program through ongoing investigations of corporate activities. OAC operates an automated boycott-reporting system providing statistical and enforcement data to Congress and to the public, issuing interpretations of the regulations for the affected public, and offering nonbinding informal guidance to the private sector on specific compliance concerns. U.S. firms with questions about complying with antiboycott regulations should call OAC at 202-482-2381 or write to Office of Antiboycott Compliance, Bureau of Export Administration, Room 6098, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230. Antitrus ...
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- Epa Oil Spill Program - 403 words
Epa Oil Spill Program EPA Oil Spill Program Overview Welcome to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Oil Spill Program. This website provides information about the U.S. EPA's program for preventing, preparing for, and responding to oil spills that occur in and around inland waters of the United States. As a major industrial nation, the United States produces, distributes, and consumes large quantities of oil. Petroleum-based oil is used as a major power source to fuel our factories and various modes of transportation, and in many everday products, such as plastics, nylon, paints, tires, cosmetics, and detergents. On average, the U.S. uses over 250 billion gallons of oil and petroleum p ...
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- Intel 1998 Financial Status - 1,136 words
Intel 1998 Financial Status David Pawlowski Intel 1998 Financial Status Company Info: Intel Corp was founded in 1968, in the state of California. Intel is an independent company; it is not a subsidiary, nor does it have subsidiaries. Furthermore, it is well known for its microprocessors for PCs, chipsets, flash memory, embedded control chips, and network communications products. The purchasers of the products are original equipment manufacturers, PC users, and other manufacturers. Intel makes computer hardware including motherboards, microprocessors, and chips. It is responsible for approximately 90% of the computer microprocessors. In 1971 the 4004 was Intel's first microprocessor. This bre ...
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- Love Canal Environmental Disaster - 1,649 words
Love Canal- Environmental Disaster Love Canal Loves Model City The Model City (tune of Yankee Doodle) Everybodys come to town, Theyr building now a great big ditch, Those left we all do pity, Through dirt and rock so gritty, For well have a jolly time, They say twill make all very rich At Loves new Motel City Who live in Model City This tale I tell is no less true, Our boys are bright and well to do, Though in a silly ditty, Our girls are smart and pretty, They give free sites and power too, They can not help it nor could you, In Loves new Model City If you lived in Model City Then come and join our earnest band, All who are wise and witty, Heres out heart and heres our hand, To build the Mo ...
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- The Hudson River And Pcb Pollution - 1,523 words
The Hudson River And Pcb Pollution The Hudson River and PCB Pollution The Hudson River is a body of water that stretches for 315 miles from the Adirondack Mountains to the Battery in Manhattan, reaching its deepest point of 216 feet in the Highlands near Constitution Island and West Point and reaches its widest point of 3 miles across at Havestraw. This river is one of the most beautiful and scenic of the Tri-State area. Unfortunately, it happens to be New Yorks most polluted river. The river has been influenced upon since the early 1600s, when Englishman Henry Hudson commanded the Dutch ship Half Moon on an exploration of the river, certain that he had discovered a trade route to China. It ...
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- Toxic Waste Effects - 737 words
Toxic Waste Effects Canada and all of the developed countries in the world produce some kind of toxic waste(s). It doesn't matter whether it's a chocolate bar wrapper or a canister of highly radioactive plutonium, they're potentially dangerous to us and/or our natural environment unless properly disposed of. Toxic waste is defined as any waste that is hazardous to human health or to our natural environment. According to the Institute of Chemical Waste Management, about 15% of our garbage is classified as toxic, and only 85% (approximately) of that is disposed of properly. The rest is either illegally dumped or accidentally mixed up with non-toxic garbage. That 15% may not seem like a lot, bu ...
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