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  • 1. LEACHATE COMPOSITION OF ISALE-IJAGBA AND OKE –DIYA DUMPSITES IN SAGAMU AND THE...

    » ABSTRACT When solid waste is disposed of at landfills, it undergoes a combination of physical, chemical and microbial processes. These processes help to transform the waste into various water soluble compounds termed (leachate) and transfer the pollutants from the refuse to the percolating water, leading to contamination of surrounding groundwater and surface water. Characterisations of the leacha...Continue Reading »

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  • 2. THE IMPACT OF INEFFICIENT WASTE MANAGEMENT TO OCEANS IN NIGERIA..

    » THE IMPACT OF INEFFICIENT WASTE MANAGEMENT TO OCEANS IN NIGERIA INTRODUCTION Recycling: Cities are at the nexus of a further threat to the environment, namely the production of an increasing quantity and complexity of wastes. The estimated quantity of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) generated worldwide is 1.7 – 1.9 billion metric tons.2 In many cases, municipal wastes are not well managed in dev...Continue Reading »

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  • 3. RECYCLING AND REUSE: ALTERNATIVES TO WASTE MANAGEMENT IN NIGERIA..

    » RECYCLING AND REUSE: ALTERNATIVES TO WASTE MANAGEMENT IN NIGERIA INTRODUCTION Cities are at the nexus of a further threat to the environment, namely the production of an increasing quantity and complexity of wastes. The estimated quantity of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) generated worldwide is 1.7 – 1.9 billion metric tons.2 In many cases, municipal wastes are not well managed in developing co...Continue Reading »

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  • 4. THE EFFECTS OF SOLID WASTE TO BUSINESS ENVIRONMENTS IN NIGERIA..

    » THE EFFECTS OF SOLID WASTE TO BUSINESS ENVIRONMENTS IN NIGERIA INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Solid wastes comprise all the wastes arising from human and animal activities that are normally solid, discarded as useless or unwanted. Also included are by products of process lines or materials that may be required by law to be disposed of (Okecha 2000). Solid waste can be classified in a num...Continue Reading »

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  • 5. LANDFILL EMISSIONS AND THEIR IMPACT ON THE ENVIRONMENT IN NIGERIA..

    » LANDFILL EMISSIONS AND THEIR IMPACT ON THE ENVIRONMENT IN NIGERIA INTRODUCTION Cities are at the nexus of a further threat to the environment, namely the production of an increasing quantity and complexity of wastes. The estimated quantity of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) generated worldwide is 1.7 – 1.9 billion metric tons.2 In many cases, municipal wastes are not well managed in developing c...Continue Reading »

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  • 6. THE IMPACT OF SOLID WASTE LANDFILLS IN NIGERIA..

    » THE IMPACT OF SOLID WASTE LANDFILLS IN NIGERIA INTRODUCTION Solid wastes comprise all the wastes arising from human and animal activities that are normally solid, discarded as useless or unwanted. Also included are by products of process lines or materials that may be required by law to be disposed of (Okecha 2000). Solid waste can be classified in a number of ways, on the basis of sources, enviro...Continue Reading »

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  • 7. AN ANALYSIS OF POLITICAL PROBLEMS ON LANDFILL TAX IN NIGERIA...

    » AN ANALYSIS OF POLITICAL PROBLEMS ON LANDFILL TAX IN NIGERIA INTRODUCTION Cities are at the nexus of a further threat to the environment, namely the production of an increasing quantity and complexity of wastes. The estimated quantity of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) generated worldwide is 1.7 – 1.9 billion metric tons.2 In many cases, municipal wastes are not well managed in developing countr...Continue Reading »

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  • 8. AIR POLLUTION A CONTINUING HEALTH THREAT IN WORLD’S CITIES..

    » AIR POLLUTION A CONTINUING HEALTH THREAT IN WORLD’S CITIES INTRODUCTION: 27 SEPTEMBER 2016 | GENEVA – A new WHO air quality model confirms that 92% of the world’s population lives in places where air quality levels exceed WHO limits*. Information is presented via interactive maps, highlighting areas within countries that exceed WHO limits. “The new WHO model shows countries...Continue Reading »

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  • 9. THE IMPACT OF REGULATING AIR POLLUTION IN THE COMMON LAW STATE..

    » THE IMPACT OF REGULATING AIR POLLUTION IN THE COMMON LAW STATE The sole aim of this study is to control air pollution in common states in nigeria and other states likewise. The Federal Clean Air Act of 1970 is widely seen as a revolutionary legal response to the failures of the earlier common law regime, which had governed air pollution in the United States for more than a century. Morag Levine ch...Continue Reading »

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  • 10. THE IMPACT OF MAKING ENVIRONMENTAL LAW: THE POLITICS OF PROTECTING THE EARTH..

    » THE IMPACT OF MAKING ENVIRONMENTAL LAW: THE POLITICS OF PROTECTING THE EARTH The Nigerian federal government first began to consider legislation to protect the environment and natural resources in 1940s. Since that time, Congress and the president have considered and passed numerous environmental policies laws that serve to protect the quality of the air we breathe, the water we drink, the natural...Continue Reading »

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  • 11. A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF DEFORESTATION, ENVIRONMENT, AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMEN...

    » A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF DEFORESTATION, ENVIRONMENT, AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT According to available estimates, forests cover more than one quarter of the world’s total area. About sixty percent of these forests are situated in tropical countries. However, these forests are disappearing at a very fast pace. Between 1980 and 1995, an area larger than Mexico had been deforested. This accel...Continue Reading »

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  • 12. A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF NUCLEAR POWER, POLLUTION AND POLITICS..

    » A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF NUCLEAR POWER, POLLUTION AND POLITICS Nuclear Power :This paper deals with comparative assessment of the environmental and health impacts of nuclear and other electricity generation systems. The study including normal operations and accidents in full energy chain analysis. The comparison of the environmental impacts arising from the waste management cycles associated with...Continue Reading »

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  • 13. DECEIT AND DENIAL: THE DEADLY POLITICS OF INDUSTRIAL POLLUTION..

    » DECEIT AND DENIAL: THE DEADLY POLITICS OF INDUSTRIAL POLLUTION Deceit and Denial details the attempts by the chemical and lead industries to deceive Americans about the dangers that their deadly products present to workers, the public, and consumers. Gerald Markowitz and David Rosner pursued evidence steadily and relentlessly, interviewed the important players, investigated untapped sources, and u...Continue Reading »

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  • 14. TOXIC WASTES AND RACE AT TWENTY: WHY RACE STILL MATTERS AFTER ALL OF THESE YEARS...

    » TOXIC WASTES AND RACE AT TWENTY: WHY RACE STILL MATTERS AFTER ALL OF THESE YEARS In 1987 the United Church of Christ’s (UCC) Commission for Racial Justice published its landmark report Toxic Wastes and Race in the United States. The report documented disproportionate environmental burdens facing people of color and low income communities across the country . The report sparked a national gra...Continue Reading »

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  • 15. RIPARIAN AREAS OF THE SOUTHWESTERN UNITED STATES: HYDROLOGY, ECOLOGY, AND MANAGE...

    » RIPARIAN AREAS OF THE SOUTHWESTERN UNITED STATES: HYDROLOGY, ECOLOGY, AND MANAGEMENT The demand for water resulting from massive population and economic growth in the southwestern U.S. overwhelmed traditional uses of riparian areas. As a consequence, many of these uniquely structured ecosystems have been altered or destroyed. Within recent years people have become increasingly aware of the many us...Continue Reading »

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  • 16. THE IMPACT OF GRASSROOTS CHALLENGES TO TRASH INCINERATORS IN NIGERIA..

    » THE IMPACT OF GRASSROOTS CHALLENGES TO TRASH INCINERATORS IN NIGERIA When first proposed in this country during the 1970s, waste to energy (WTE) incinerators appeared to be ideal solutions to the growing mounds of trash in our “throw away” society. Promising to convert useless garbage into electricity while saving precious landfill space, trash incinerators seemed perfectly timed to re...Continue Reading »

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  • 17. NATURE IN FRAGMENTS: THE LEGACY OF SPRAWL..

    » NATURE IN FRAGMENTS: THE LEGACY OF SPRAWL INTRODUCTION Biological diversity (or biodiversity, for short) is the variety of life on Earth and the interactions, cycles, and processes of nature that link it all together. In its broadest definition, biodiversity includes individual species, the genetic diversity within species, the natural communities in which these species interact, and the ecosystem...Continue Reading »

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  • 18. HEALTH IMPACT OF OUTDOOR AIR POLLUTION IN NIGERIA: CURRENT KNOWLEDGE AND FUTURE ...

    » HEALTH IMPACT OF OUTDOOR AIR POLLUTION IN NIGERIA: CURRENT KNOWLEDGE AND FUTURE RESEARCH NEEDS Outdoor Air Pollution TABLE OF CONTENTTitle pageCertification iDedication iiAcknowledgement iiiAbstract iv Chapter One: 1.0 Introduction 11.1 Background Information 11.2 Problem Statement 61.3 Research Objectives 71.4 Hypothesis 81.5 Significance of the Study 91.6 Scope of the Study 10 Chapter Two: 2.0 L...Continue Reading »

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  • 19. THE IMPACT OF CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION (C&D) LANDFILLS: EMERGING PUBLIC AND O...

    » THE IMPACT OF CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION (C&D) LANDFILLS: EMERGING PUBLIC AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH ISSUES INTRODUCTION Historically, construction and demolition (C&D) debris landfills have been considered nonhazardous operations, containing relatively inert wastes such as concrete, asphalt, wood, metals, gypsum drywall, and roofing materials. In recent years, however, it has become increas...Continue Reading »

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  • 20. DIRTY, SACRED RIVERS: CONFRONTING SOUTH ASIA’S WATER CRISIS..

    » DIRTY, SACRED RIVERS: CONFRONTING SOUTH ASIA’S WATER CRISIS TABLE OF CONTENTTitle pageCertification iDedication iiAcknowledgement iiiAbstract iv Chapter One: 1.0 Introduction 11.1 Background Information 11.2 Problem Statement 61.3 Research Objectives 71.4 Hypothesis 81.5 Significance of the Study 91.6 Scope of the Study 10 Chapter Two: 2.0 Literature Review Chapter Three: 3.0 Research Method...Continue Reading »

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