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KH_An Environmental Crisis, Krystal Haltiwanger, Core 3
|A 1970's New York housing development named Love Canal because they noticed that their community had a high rate of certain serious health problems.
|Three Mile Island
|March 28, one of the reactors here nuclear facility outside Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, overheated when its cooling system failed. They closed this operation, but later closed it.
|A major ecological disaster occurred at a chemical plant in Bhopal, India.
|An explosion happened here released radioactive waste that killed hundreds and caused many health problems.
|Prince William Sound
|Oil tanker that spilled more than 11 million gallons of oil into the water.
|The study of the relationships between living things and their environments,
|The chemicals used to kill insects on plants.
|A celebration started by Senator Gaylord Nelson, the first Earth Day was healed on April 22, 1970
|Multilateral environmental agreement (MEA)
|Pacts among nations to protect the environment.
|A framework for designing an environmental treaty.
|The release of wastes into the environment.