The morning of March 19th 1849, the news of an oil spill in the coast of Alaska spread through the United States like a wild fire. The damage caused by this horrific accident has said to be unfixable. This resulted in the spill of 260,000 to 750,000 barrels of oil. The vessel was going a route that was outside of the normal lanes in order to avoid ice. In the six hours of grounding, the Exxon Valdez spilled 10.9 million gallons of its 53 million gallon cargo of Prudhoe Bay Crude, 8 out of the 11 tanks on board were damaged.
Still to this day, the Gulf War oil spill remains the worst disaster of its kind. This spill resulted in the death of over 10 thousand sea birds and threatened sea turtles and marine mammals in the surrounding areas (Baumann, 2001). The second largest oil spill was the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, also known as the Gulf of Mexico, or BP Oil Spill that occurred more recently in 2010. This oil spill was caused by a surge of natural gases resulting in the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon rig. The explosion occurred while workers were at the rig attempting to activate the blow-out preventer, this BOP malfunctioned and the rig exploded killing 11 workers and injuring 17.
failures can lead to contract loss that can affect a business income and possible layoffs.if someone is directly to blame there job could also be terminated if at fault . law suits can also happen if property or physical damage is present. These law suits can lead to costly times and shutdown with possible bankruptcy . a reputation is everything to a company and any failures can be devastating to business of any size.
People complain about pollution from factories, cars, global warming, and the melting of polar ice caps, yet many people disregard the dangerous that come with fracking. Fracking is the process of injecting liquid at high pressure into subterranean rocks, and/or boreholes to force open existing fissures and extract oil or gas. Fracking is causing an epidemic economically and environmentally. Fracking is continuously destroying the earth day by day. From the endless fracking today’s economy is depleting.
Also it was saying that it will make good the loss suffered by the people. But then it was not looking into the mental stress and trauma which the people were facing, whose life had been affected. Thus the ethical dilemma can be said to exist that the company is only looking at the physical damage and not the psychological damage of the people. Q2.
The majority of deaths were innocent civilians who did not deserve their bitter fate. Radioactive particles caused by the nuclear power was released into the air, causing disease, pain, and further lost of life that would linger far after war. The whole operation was necessary and
Extremism is a plague of the human mindset that typically leads to suffering, and it must be acknowledged and kept in check so society can prosper. Religions are typically blamed for causing extremists to perform their horrific acts, and they are not completely to blame. Religion can bring out extremists and give them a goal or idea to follow, but it does not create the mindset. Humans have possessed a natural tendency to take things to the extremes, as evidenced by the Crusades and and the American Revolution. In general, these human tendencies lead to a useless loss of life.
Were they bystanders? Did they purposely do these horrible acts? Or, did they just let it happen? The government saw what was happening to millions of innocent people and chose not to do anything. Their is nothing saying the intentionally caused the famine, but they definitely didn’t help the situation.
it states that, “The biggest single source is the burning of fossil fuels, especially coal, which releases 160 tons of mercury a year into the air in the United States alone. From there, rainfall washes the mercury into the ocean.” This proves that the mercury levels in the ocean have done nothing but increase. Also, that there are large amounts of mercury in the oceans around the
There have been many natural disasters that occurred in the United States. However, Hurricane Katrina in 2005 had the biggest impact because of the immense amount of money spent on repair, the backlash President George. W Bush received for not responding immediately to the catastrophe, and the massive migration that occurred when people’s home were destroyed. Therefore, Hurricane Katrina affected the United States more than any other natural disaster to date.
The fault of the tragic engagement was on the battalion command. However, it was merely circumstantial that Wanat was ambushed and there was no humanly possible way to know the size of the enemy force. General Charles Campbell ended all investigations with his statement: “To criminalize command decisions in a theater of complex combat operations is a grave step indeed. It is also unnecessary, particularly in this case. It is possible for officers to err in judgment—and to thereby incur censure—without violating a criminal statute.”
Officials, even the president at the time, George W. Bush, was unaware of how bad things were in New Orleans and didn’t know how to deal with something this terrible. Homes, businesses, people missing and the shortage of food and water and aid for the people were questionable and at risk. The reason why all this happened is because the pressure from the water over flooded the levee’s that were actually meant to keep the water out were impacted. Causing all this disaster to occur. The air above the oceans
total toxic air emission from refinery stack equipment by 43% since 2004. Richmond toxic corridor experience some health problems. nobody came to check on the health of North Richmond. for 100 years. world war II African American no where else to go white
Kimberly, One year ago today the North Dakota State Troopers, Morton County Sheriff's Department, and National Guard suited up in riot gear and cleared thousands of water protectors from the Oceti Sakowin camp at Standing Rock. Sovereign native nations have been under attack since before the United States' founding. It is long past the time where we need to recognize these attacks and stand united in helping those who have been hurt so much across the course of history. The Dakota Access Pipeline protests gave me hope that more of us are willing to fight back than ever before.