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53:050 Natural Environmental Systems Homework Assignment No. 1 – Spring 2011 Due Friday January 21 at the beginning of class ( at or before 8:30 am) 1. What are your major and your area of interest/emphasis? An example would be: Major: civil engineering Emphasis: structural engineering 2. Briefly (no more than 2-3 sentences), what do you expect to get out of this class? There is a plethora of information available through the internet. You will likely have to access information regularly throughout your college and subsequent professional career. Using the internet, answer the following questions.
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Unformatted text preview: With your answers, please report the URL address for each . 3. (a) List the URL for the MCLs ( M aximum C ontaminant L evels) for the Safe Drinking Water Act. (b) What is the MCL for nitrate? Be sure to include appropriate units. (c) Why is nitrate a problem? That is, why is there a need to set an MCL? 4. Briefly (1-2 sentences), what is the Montreal Protocol? List at least 3 pollutants covered in the Montreal Protocol. 5. Davis and Masten Discussion Question 1-4 (i.e., Chapter 1, Discussion Question 4)....
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