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    The Hudson River and PCB Pollution Essay

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    The Hudson River and PCB Pollution The Hudson River is a body of water that stretches for 315 miles from the Adirondack Mountains to the Battery in Manhattan, reaching its deepest point of 216 feet in the Highlands near Constitution Island and West Point and reaches its widest point of 3 miles across at Havestraw. This river is one of the most beautiful and scenic of the Tri-State area. Unfortunately, it happens to be New York’s most polluted river. The river has been influenced upon since the early

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    discuss the dumping of PCBs into the Hudson River by General Electric, the health effects, and the NYS Department of Health and the US EPA’s involvement for the cleanup and restoration.

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    Edmund’s reflection rejects the concept of the Great Chain of Being as well as Lear's statement about the influence astrology has over the actions of man: "By all the operation of the orbs / From whom we do exist and cease to be" (Shakespeare I, i, 123-124). Throughout the play, Edmund rejects the Great Chain of Being as well as the idea that the stars control the fate of man because both principles state that he is less important than those around him simply because he was born a bastard, a fate

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    Dredging the Hudson River For the past year, the subject of polychlorinated biphenyls in the Hudson River and what should be done about them has been discussed by politicians and residents all over the capital region. Often the top story on the local news, the front page headline of the newspaper, the subject of a special on television, or the reason for a town meeting, dredging has become a much debated topic. With all the information being exchanged and opinions published, it is easy for the

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    Economies of Scope: Economies of scale and scope help producers lower their cost by producing the next unit of output at lower costs this trend continues until production reaches a level of diseconomies of scale where production is no longer running as efficient as it should. This tends to increase the barriers to entry for new competitors as when they enter the market they will experience a higher cost of production. Why? Solely because they have smaller economies of scale and cannot afford to

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    During the eighteen hundreds how did the simple transportation device of steamboats affect the political makeup in the United States government? Throughout the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries the use of steamboats grew heavily throughout the nation of the United States, as well as world wide. During this time the United States was in desperate need of a new sufficient source of transportation, the steamboat allowed a large expansion of the growing nation, through its many natural waterways

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    many parts of the country. The Erie Canal was a vital part of Henry Clay’s plan known as the American System, which was designed to link our nation through trade and transportation. The canal that links the waters of Lake Erie to the west of the Hudson River in the east, is the Erie Canal. The Erie Canal is an example of Henry Clay’s vision to harmonize and balance the country’s agriculture, economy and industries. The building of this canal was first proposed in 1808 and was eventually completed in

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    Civic Engagement Paper

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    For my civic engagement project I attended the State of the State Address hosted by Governor Andrew Cuomo. The event was held at SUNY Purchase and filled with many politicians, students, educators, reporters, and many other adults. You can feel the excitement in the room from everyone who wanted to hear what our Governor had to say about his agenda for this year. Once he came out on stage after being introduced, the crowd went wild everyone was happy to see him. He started off his speech trying

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    Erie Canal Research Paper

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    resulted in a water route 364-miles long that connected the Hudson River in Albany and the Great lakes in Buffalo. Industrialization was sped up by the Erie Canal decades after it was completed because it improved transportation, trade, commerce and settlement in the United States. Transportation was one of the most lasting effects of the Erie Canal because it improved travel routes and reduced time spent traveling from the Hudson River to the Great lakes and even to areas further

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    We come up with many ways to make our country better, to make it the best country out there and the thing that really came close to completely changing America for the better was the Erie Canal. Many people ask how did the Erie canal change America, well not only did it build one of the biggest most successful city in the world but it help us with trade and money. Many problems came along with the Erie Canal like the dangerous of making it as we had to use explosives. Other problems were the growth

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