The Bund

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  • Tank 912

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    Failure of design: Having failed to contain the product within the storage tanks, there was reliance on a bund retaining wall around the tank (secondary containment) and a system of drains and catchment areas (tertiary containment) to ensure that any liquids did not find their way into the environment. Both forms of containment failed. Pollutants from fuel and firefighting liquids leaked from the bund, flowed off site and entered the groundwater. These containment systems were inadequately designed and

  • Effects Of Globalization On Cities In Asia

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    Rick Penders Final Paper River Cities Draft Professors Chen, Cummins, Morrison, Lestz “The Effects of the Global on the Local” Three Case Studies on the Effects of Globalization on Cities in Asia Today two massive trends can be seen in the development of the world: the process of rapid urbanization, and the process of globalization. The two seem to go hand in hand. The 40 largest mega-regions produce two-thirds of global economic output and 90 percent of global global innovation, while housing

  • Causes Of Water Pollution In The Huangpu River

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    Pollution of Water in the Huangpu River Introduction The Huangpu River is located in Shanghai, China. Goes through Shanghai from South West to North East. It is the water supply to the 13 million people in the city. It also serves importance for tourism, fishery, navigation, and, most importantly, receiving wastewater. In the mid-1980s, a control plan for the pollution in the Huangpu River was made. But exactly how polluted is the Huangpu River? Causes of Pollution (5) (Pollution of the Huangpu

  • Similarities And Differences Of Local Sports And Recreational Activities?

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    Local Studies – Recreational Activities There are similarities and differences in the kinds of sports and recreational activities in Shanghai and Guizhou. Both of them are cities in China, but they have different culture and lifestyle. In Shanghai, there are plenty of local sports and recreational facilities that enrich the lifestyles. As the city is developing, more sources are extracted and more buildings are built, so there are more international sports starting to be popular in some modern places

  • Hitler And The Nazi Party

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    Nazi sympathizing parties in the US, such as the American Bund. The American Bund, lead by Fritz Kuhn a chemical engineer from Munich dubbed the “American fuehrer” by the press, originally called the Friends of New Germany (reorganized in 1936 due to friction between Germany and the US), tried to cultivate Nazi culture in America after Hitler came to power in Germany in January of 1933 due to their devotion to him and his ideology. The Bund, headquartered in New York, would target German influenced

  • Shanghai Offers An Eclectic Range Of Scenes

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    Shanghai offers an eclectic range of scenes including but not limited to those with large influences from western cultures. The Bund has become the most iconic feature of the city that fits this description and ranks at the around the top of the list for must see places for the whole country. Currently, its peculiar architecture entices tourists from all over the world for sightseeing, shopping, and adventure. In less than a century from the mid 1800’s to the mid 1900s, the area along the Huangpu

  • Hussainsagar

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    Hussain Sagar From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search Hussain Sagar | | Location | Hyderabad | Coordinates | 17°27′N 78°30′E / 17.45°N 78.5°E / 17.45; 78.5 | Lake type | artificial lake | Basin countries | India | | Max. depth | 32 ft | Surface elevation | 1,759 ft | | Islands | Buddha Statue (artificial) | Settlements | Hyderabad and Secunderabad | Coordinates: 17°27′N 78°30′E / 17.45°N 78.5°E / 17.45; 78.5 Hussain Sagar (Telugu: హుస్సేన్ సాగర్) is

  • Shanghai A Beautiful City Analysis

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    Shanghai--A Beautiful City There is an old saying in China: "two thousand years of history to see the city of xi 'an, one thousand years of history to see Beijing, one hundred years of history to see Shanghai."As the epitome of modern Chinese history, Shanghai has grown into a modern international metropolis.In the rapid economic development, Shanghai has not abandoned the traditional Chinese characteristics of the Shanghai culture, but instead has integrated the traditional folk customs and urban

  • Shanghai Culture And Modern Chinese Culture In The Late 19th Century

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    There is an old saying in China: "two thousand years of history to see the city of xi 'an, one thousand years of history to see Beijing, one hundred years of history to see Shanghai."As the epitome of modern Chinese history, Shanghai has grown into a modern international metropolis.In the rapid economic development, Shanghai has not abandoned the traditional Chinese characteristics of the Shanghai culture, but instead has integrated the traditional folk customs and urban customs perfect.The bustling

  • Welcome Speech : Speeching To Shanghai

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    understand why you should visit this city and what you should visit. Shanghai, which is located in the East China on the mouth of Huangpu River, is the largest city of China mainland. It is regarded as a “shopping paradise” in mainland of China; The Bund is a must for visitors to Shanghai; Nanjing Road is regard as “China’s NO.1 Street”, and we can find many century-old shop, where you can enjoy many kinds delicious food; The orient Pearl TV Tower is 468 meters high and we will see a panoramic view

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