Exam4 - Study Guide - Environmental Sociology: Examines the...

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Environmental Sociology: Examines the relationship between societal and environmental change. The Wingate case is an example of: 1. Environmental injustice 2. A technological disaster 3. A chronic chemical hazard Wingate community forms of data collection: 1. Soil samples 2. Air modeling 3. Social and Health Survey Wingate community tools for analysis: 1. Geographic Info Systems (GIS) 2. Statistical Analysis 1 st and 2 nd municipal incinerator goes on line in the Wingate Community: 1954 and 1964 The average amount of municipal waste processed per day in the Wingate Community: 480 tons In violation of the Federal Clean Air Act, the Wingate incinerators are shut down: 1978 Wingate designated a Superfund Site by the EPA: 1989 Quasi-experimental Design: Comparing the incidence of one group in the field to a control group. Superfund Sites: EPA high priority in terms of cleanup; 12,000 in the country Average amount of hazardous waste U.S. businesses generate per year: 4.5 billion tons Environmental laws:
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2011 for the course SYG 2000H taught by Professor Brentmarshall during the Fall '07 term at University of Central Florida.

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