It has all it takes to be a perfect environment for tourism, residential and even economic activity. Top among the economic activities in the area is mining. The Pennsylvania’s gas and oil drilling activities have been booming over the…
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The enlargement of the mining industry has led to the development of newer and unconventional well leaks that are more dangerous that it has been admitted by authorities.
Locating these mines in the area was fuelled by both economic and political forces. Many people believed that the extraction of natural gas and oil will lead to an economic milestone in the region. The politicians and leaders in this are therefore supported the move unquestioningly. Whereas economic gains were realised, further development was faulty. In addition, lack of environmental control and monitoring of the activities and their effects on the environment led to disastrous results.
Recent results suggest that methane leakage is a problem that is drifting across the region. The authorities have for a long time remained adamant in admitting the environmental injustice resulting from fracking. However, after several complaints by the public and activists the authority recently admitted the injustice. A total of 243 cases of private drinking wells contamination had been reported by august 2014. The cases were widespread, occurring in 22 counties of Pennsylvania. Susquehanna, Tioga, Lycoming and Branford had the most reported cases.
Fracking, besides bringing the oil and natural gas closer to the economic field, have the negative effects of leaking into the water wells. In some of the reported cases. Multiple wells within the same area were severely contaminated with methane gas and wastewater spills. This made the water in these areas undrinkable. Ground water and springs were also contaminated exposing the state to a severe health risk. In addition, some wells dried up completely and the water shortage hit some villages more that it usually does in the dry seasons. The community, therefore, suffer directly from the faulty mining activities. Besides the fact that the water in the region is rendered inconsumable, the
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Some of these issues include client welfare, multicultural sensitivity, values, and countertransference (p.125). Because of the majority Christian beliefs in the United States, these ethical issues are particularly relevant for counselors who rely on the power of prayer within sessions.
According to this lending scheme the banks giving cheap loans to small and medium sized businesses will be given more incentives. But unfortunately this scheme has not really produced the results which were expected as lesser then expected loans were provided.
There are natural threats to the environment such as earthquakes and tsunamis, and there are artificial threats such as poor water treatment, air pollution, and inappropriate dumping of toxic wastes. According to Kibert, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), environmental justice is termed as the fair treatment of all people, regardless of race, ethnicity, and socio-economic status, among other discriminatory factors, in the implementation of environmental laws, policies, and regulations (170).
The research paper focuses on the problem of environmental pollution. In our particular case, Phoenix, AZ got serious problems caused by its expansion. Rural areas are being occupied that causes much pollution of water and air. Modern science fiction movies show us the world, which consists of technological devices.
As per the statistics of 2001 Almanac of Chinas Health, about 10 million females undergo induced abortions in China annually out of which 20% to 30% is constituted alone by unmarried young women (Liu & Liu, 2001). Also, teenage pregnancy is
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