Archive for March 7, 2018
Water pollution is a big problem around the United States. By some estimates, there are as many as 73 different types of pesticides that have been found in ground and surface water. These usually find their way into the drinking water supply. In addition to that, experts have found that more than two-thirds of the estuaries and bays in the country have been degraded due to pollution from phosphorous and nitrogen. To make matters worse, new research has shown that about 47% of American lakes, 45% of streams, and 32% of bays are currently polluted. The good news is that many things can be done by people at home and businesses to protect and improve groundwater and surface water quality.
The removal of hazardous material is an important part of our society, as hazardous material can obviously prevent a threat to potentially many people if it is not adequately dealt with in a timely manner. However, many of us do not think about the requirements that go into getting your dot hazmat certification and OSHA hazmat training. A dot hazmat certification and OSHA hazmat training can prepare a person to properly and safely deal with hazardous material, as well as understand the more technical aspects, such as how to classify hazardous material and hazardous waste (for example, the Department of Transportation classifies hazardous cargo into nin