EAYH_Asign3 - EAYH Assign #3 Question- Suppose you found...

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EAYH Assign #3 Question- Suppose you found that the home your parents (and presumably you) had been living in for the past 15 years is located over a buried waste disposal site. What would you do? What kinds of studies could be done to evaluate the potential problems? If I found out that my house was located over a waste disposal site I would need to find out a lot more information. I would want to know is who dumped and what they dumped. If there is no documentation of what they dumped I should still be able to work backwards and find probable materials/chemicals based upon the identity of the dumper. Once the identity of the dumper is established two questions should be asked, the first is if the dumpsite was illegal or legal. If it was an illegal site we should skip down to assessment of the effects. The second question is the age of the site. Is it pre-1984 or post? If it was established post-1984, there are probably minimal effects since the Resource Conservation and Recover Act (RCRA) established
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This essay was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course ENVIRONMEN 570.303 taught by Professor Kensler during the Fall '07 term at Johns Hopkins.

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EAYH_Asign3 - EAYH Assign #3 Question- Suppose you found...

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