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Helpful Definition for: Environmental Engineers

Environmental engineers in Church Hill are the professionals who apply the principles of science and engineering to improve the quality and sustainability of the natural resources for providing hygienic water, air, and land for animal and microbial habitation and for remediation of polluted sites. They focus on waste water management, air pollution control, recycling, waste disposal, radiation protection, industrial hygiene, environmental sustainability, and public health issues as well as the laws of environmental engineering & the environmental impact of proposed construction projects.

Environmental engineers in Church Hill carry out studies on hazardous-waste management for evaluating the extent of hazards, advising on its treatment and containment, and developing regulations to prevent mishaps. Designing municipal water supply and industrial wastewater treatment systems as well as addressing local and worldwide environmental issues like global warming, ozone layer depletion, etc. also are the major focus areas for environmental engineers.

Environmental Engineers in Church Hill generally come from two major engineering backgrounds- Civil Engineering & Chemical Engineering. Hydrology, water resources management, bioremediation, and designing water treatment plants are the areas where the Environmental & Civil engineers dwell in. Whereas, Environmental & Chemical engineers mostly deal in environmental chemistry, advanced technologies for air and water treatment and separation processes.

The field of activity for environmental engineers is vast & has immense scope. The basic aim of environmental engineers is to maintain public health by protection, preservation, and enhancement of the environment.

Environmental impact assessment and mitigation, Wastewater conveyance and treatment, Air quality management are the major fields of activity for Environmental Engineers.

Other functions of environmental engineers include- Management of natural resource, Management of contaminated land & site remediation, Management of environment, Health and Safety, Development of environmental policy and regulation, Management of Solid & Hazardous waste, Noise pollution control & Risk assessment.

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The Threat of Plastic on the Environment Evolves into “Microplastics”
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Bioplastics – Not Good for the Environment After All?
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Chinese Companies Operating in Zimbabwe Causing “Catastrophic” Environmental ...
Chris Boyle NEW YORK – According to leading environmentalist and human rights activist Farai Maguwu, Chinese companies that have set up shop in Zimbabwe – with some not even having the proper licenses to operate – have been engaging in practices that are wreaking “catastrophic” environmental damage upon the African country. Chinese companies, especially in the gold, diamond, and chrome mining industries, have been accused of engaging in numerous activities that are extremely detrimental to Zimbabwean eco-systems, including the dumping of toxic waste int...

New York State Passes Law Banning All Single-Use Plastic Bags in 2020
Chris Boyle NEW YORK, NY – Seen as a massive achievement in terms of safeguarding the environment, lawmakers in New York State have included a measure in their $175.5 billion budget plan announced on Sunday, March 31, that would effectively ban all single-use plastic bags in the state as of March 1, 2020. The bill passed on the Assembly 100 to 42, and Senate 39 to 22, according to reports. New York follows California and Hawaii as the third U.S. state to pass an all-encompassing single-use plastic bag ban thus far. New York’s law, as part of the “Transp...

The Single-Use Plastic Waste Crisis Facing the Planet – Is There a Solution?
Chris Boyle NEW YORK – One of the biggest problems currently facing the delicate ecosystem of our planet is the production and the use of single-use plastic.  The member nations of the UN environmental assembly has been pushing in recent years to phase out single-use plastic worldwide, and a recent agreement reached is going some way to eventually achieving that goal. By 2030, many UN member nations have agreed to “significantly reduce” the amount of single-use plastics they produce/dispose of via a variety of methods, including advances pertaining to w...



 


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