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July 3, 2012 – 1,472 views
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Whenever a local government agency approves a building project, it is required to meet a strict set of guidelines regarding environmental conservation. Full Story 
May 30, 2012 – 1,443 views
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Coca-Cola needs clean water to make its beverage products. Villagers who consume Coca-Cola need clean water for everyday living. Full Story 
May 23, 2012 – 1,524 views
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According to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, eminent domain is when the government takes private property for public use. Full Story 
May 18, 2012 – 1,438 views
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According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), stormwater runoff occurs when water from rain and snowmelt overflows so much that it does not become absorbed in the ground, but flows over land or impermeable surfaces. Full Story 
May 16, 2012 – 1,435 views
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There are many parts of the world suffering from inadequate water supply, but there are still many issues facing people who live in the United States. Full Story 
April 23, 2012 – 1,703 views
Societies are tasked with the responsibility of reversing some of the harm they've done to the planet. Full Story 
April 19, 2012 – 2,275 views
Michael Soares
P2D2 was initiated when the speculation of what one should do with expired and unused pharmaceuticals taking up space in the medicine cabinet went unanswered. Not wanting to simply dump the drugs down the drain, and suspecting that they would eventually make their way to the water supply, Ritter took the dilemma to his classroom and posed the question to his Ecology students. Full Story 
April 11, 2012 – 1,466 views
Over the past few decades, the rate of land development in the United States has outweighed the rate of population growth. Full Story