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Earth image from space, 1:10, 1:205, 2:29

orbital debris and, 2:220 oxone image, 2:85 Earth Charter, 2:72 Earth Day 1970, 1:146-149, 1:147, 1:262 Clearwater at, 1:201 direct action groups at, 1:9 Hayes, Denis and, 1:246

mass media and, 2:35, 2:120 Nelson, Gaylord and, 1:11,

1:204, 2:62 New Left and, 2:63 recycling and, 2:169 Earth Day 1990, 1:149, 1:247, 2:35 Earth Day 2000, 1:149 Earth Day Network, 1:149 Earth First!, 1:16, 1:19,

1:149-151, 1:150, 1:160-161, 1:204, 1:206 Earth First! The Radical

Environmental Journal, 1:150 Earth in the Balance: Ecology and the

Human Spirit, 2:329 Earth Island Institute, 1:62 Earth Liberation Front (ELF),

1:19, 1:160-161 Earth Summit, 1:151-153 Earth Day and, 1:149 on environmental justice,

2:143-144 Green movement and, 1:239 Greenpeace at, 1:242 integrated environmental policies, 2:158 nongovernmental organizations at, 1:206-207, 2:72 Strong, Maurice and, 2:224 on sustainable development, 1:286, 2:228 on transboundary pollution, 2:5 Earthquakes, 1:132-133, 2:265,

2:331-332 ECO (Environmental Careers

Organization), 1:81 Eco-apartheid, 2:25-26 Ecocentric environmental ethics, 1:211-212 Eco-efficiency, 1:286 Ecofeminism, 1:19, 2:329 Eco-footprints (EFs), 2:23, 2:23-25 Ecological Consequences of

Artificial Night Lighting, 2:30 Ecological footprint analysis

deep, 1:150, 2:328-329 Earth Day and, 1:148 industrial, 1:279-281, 1:280, 2:294

Swallow, Ellen and, 2:230 See also Ecosystems Ecology Center, Michigan, 2:184

"Ecology of Images," 2:134-135 Economic development environmentalism and, 1:19-20,

1:151, 2:154 pollution and, 1:7 See also Politics; Sustainable development Economics, 1:153-159, 1:156,

1:157, 1:158, 2:231-232 Eco-pornography, 2:135 Ecosystems defined, 1:129, 2:281 industrial, 1:280 oil spills and, 1:139 systems science and, 2:230-231 Ecotage. See Ecoterrorism Ecoterrorism, 1:16, 1:150, 1:159-162, 1:161 See also Earth First! Ecotoxicity, from chemical accidents, 1:127-128 ED (Effective dose), 2:186-187 EDC (Ethylene dichloride), 1:71 EDTA, 2:211

Education, environmental, 1:77, 1:81, 1:90, 1:162-164, 2:141 Edward I (England), 1:30 EEA (European Environment

Agency), 1:232, 2:217 EF!. See Earth First! EFA (Ecological footprint analysis), 2:23, 2:23-25 Effective dose (ED), 2:186-187 Efficiency (Economics), 1:154, 1:236

Effluent limitations, 1:93 Effluents

Clean Water Act on, 2:116 defined, 1:215, 2:242 Efflux pump inhibitors (EPIs), defined, 1:112 E-FOIA (Electronic FOIA), 1:289 EFs (Eco-footprints), 2:23, 2:23-25 Ehrlich, Paul, 1:104, 1:164-165,

1:165, 1:202, 2:34, 2:328, 2:334 EIA (Energy Information Administration), 1:180 EIS. See Environmental impact statements Electoral consensus, defined, 1:239 Electric currents, 1:165 Electric power, 1:165-170, 1:166, 1:167, 1:168, 1:170 from fuel cells, 1:216-217 from incinerators, 1:272

from manure, 1:29 nuclear, global, 1:185, 1:187 renewable sources of,

2:175-179, 2:178, 2:179 See also Waste-to-energy Electric power plants sulfur dioxide removal, 1:102 waste heat from, 2:240 Electric vehicles, 2:276 Electrical currents, in human body, 1:171

Electrical resistance heating, 1:98 Electricity. See Electric power Electrodes, defined, 1:98 Electromagnetic fields (EMFs),

1:67, 1:171-172 Electromagnetic spectrum, 2:192,

2:195, 2:195 Electro-Metallurgical Company, 1:219

Electron capture, 2:195 Electronic equipment, 2:212 Electronic FOIA (E-FOIA), 1:289 Electronic reading rooms, 1:289 Electrostatic precipitators, 2:205 ELF (Earth Liberation Front),

1:19, 1:160-161 ELF EMFs (Extremely low-

frequency electric and magnetic fields), 1:67, 1:171-172 Embargos, oil, 2:102 Emelle, Alabama, 1:209 Emergencies, complex, 1:132

See also Disasters Emergency personnel, 1:126, 1:128 Emergency Planning and

Community Right to Know Act of 1986 (EPCRA), 1:125, 1:172-173, 1:263, 1:290, 2:10, 2:184, 2:246 Emergency response in disaster cycle, 1:132 EPCRA and, 1:173, 2:184-185 by U.S. Coast Guard, 2:259 Emergency Response and Notification System (EPA), 1:126

Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 2:327 EMFs. See Electromagnetic fields Emission control systems incinerators, 1:273-274, 1:274 for vehicles, 2:208, 2:274-275 See also Vehicle emissions Emission spectra, 2:195 Emission spectroscopy, 2:195

Environmental industry careers

Emissions, 1:32, 1:32, 1:34 defined, 1:145 particles in, 2:89-90 recycling and, 2:170 zero, 2:295

See also Vehicle emissions Emissions trading, 1:102,

1:173-175, 1:175, 2:12, 2:119, 2:199, 2:257 Employees. See Workers The End of Nature, 2:329, 2:330 "End of product responsibility," 2:173

Endangered species, 2:257 Endangered Species Act, 1:149, 2:324

Endocrine disruption, 1:176-179, 1:177, 1:178, 1:179, 2:110-111 Endocrine system, 1:103, 1:178, 2:99

End-of-the-pipe treatments, 2:124-125, 2:306-307 See also Industrial wastes; Municipal solid wastes Endosulfan, 2:96 Endrin, 2:94, 2:96 Energy, 1:179-185, 1:180, 1:181, 1:182, 1:183

cleaner sources of, 1:279 from landfill gases, 2:3-4 renewable, 2:175-180, 2:175,

2:177, 2:178, 2:179 See also specific energy sources Energy conservation, 1:184, 2:170, 2:179

Energy consumption, 1:158, 1:181, 1:182

Energy crisis, 1:184-185 Energy efficiency, 1:189,

1:189-190, 2:107, 2:126 Energy Information

Administration (EIA), 1:180 Energy Star, 1:169, 1:190 EnergyGuide label, 1:189, 1:190 Enforcement, 1:190-193, 2:254 Engineers, environmental, 1:79-80 Engines diesel, 1:120

gasoline, 1:180-181, 1:189,

1:261, 2:107 heat, 2:240 steam, 1:282 England air pollution in, 1:285

Industrial Revolution pollution in, 1:282 population growth in, 2:138 See also London, England; United Kingdom Englund, Will, 2:36 Entertainment, environmental issues in, 2:132-135 EnviroMapper, 1:290 Environment and Business, 1:284 Environment and Public Works

Committee (Senate), 1:126 Environment Canada, 1:121,

1:193-194 Environmental Action (Task force), 1:204

Environmental analysts, 1:81 Environmental Careers

Organization (ECO), 1:81 Environmental Conservation

Organization, 2:324 Environmental crime, 1:194-196, 1:195

Environmental Defense Fund, 1:10, 1:11, 1:205, 2:121 global presence of, 2:256 McDonald's and, 1:19 on population growth, 2:140 Environmental destruction, in war, 1:139, 1:185, 2:239, 2:281, 2:283-284, 2:286 Environmental engineer careers, 1:79-80

Environmental equity, 1:196, 1:210

See also Environmental justice Environmental factors, carcinogenic. See Carcinogens Environmental groups, 1:204, 1:287, 2:120-121 1960s, 1:9-10 1970s, 1:11-13 1980s, 1:16, 1:18-19 See also names of specific groups Environmental health. See Health, human Environmental impact. See Impacts, environmental Environmental Impact Assessment

Directive (EU), 2:49 Environmental impact statements (EIS), 1:10, 1:196, 2:49, 2:57-58, 2:146, 2:152-153 Environmental industry careers, 1:82

Environmental Intern Program

Environmental Intern Program. See Environmental Careers Organization Environmental journalists, 1:78 Environmental justice, 1:196-200, 1:197, 1:206, 1:210, 2:143 eco-apartheid and, 2:25-26 National Toxics Campaign and, 2:60-61 public participation and, 2:156 Toxic Release Inventory and, 2:184

Environmental law, 1:10, 1:11 Environmental mining accidents,

1:129-130 Environmental Modification Convention (1976), 2:284 Environmental movement,

1:200-208, 1:201, 1:203, 1:205 effective group politics in, 2:120 industrial pollution and, 1:285 public participation and, 2:154 See also Activism Environmental outreach, 1:77-78 Environmental planners, 1:81 Environmental policies, 2:157-160 See also Laws and regulations; specific agencies and regulations Environmental protection careers in, 1:75-82, 1:76, 1:78, 1:80

U.S. government agencies, 1:230

Environmental Protection Act of

1969, 2:62 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), 2:260-264, 2:261, 2:262 on air pollution prevalence, 2:272

on arsenic levels, 1:44 on asbestos, 1:45-47 on bioaccumulation, 1:121 on biosolids, 1:56, 1:58-59 on carbon monoxide, 1:73-74 on carcinogens, 1:67 careers at, 1:81 CERCLA and, 1:109 on chromated copper arsenate, 1:43

Clean Water Act and, 1:93 creation of, 1:12, 1:149, 2:302 databases of, 1:290-291 on dioxin, 1:122 on Doe Run Smelting, 2:16

on drinking water, 2:316 on education, 1:163 on electric appliances, 1:169 on electric power plant emissions, 1:102-103 on endocrine disruptors, 1:179 on energy efficiency, 1:190 on environmental justice, 1:199 GIS, 1:222

on green product labeling,

1:238 on HAPs, 1:37 on hazardous wastes,

1:247-248, 2:180 on haze and visibility,

2:278-279 on heavy metals, 1:258 on indoor air pollution,

1:278-279 on injection wells, 1:292 on landfills, 2:3-4 legislative process and, 2:17 on Love Canal, 1:221-222 LUSTs and, 2:268-269 on medical wastes, 2:38 on mercury levels, 2:42 Mexican Secretariat for Natural

Resources and, 2:45 on mining, 2:48-49 on mixing zones, 2:52 on MTBE, 2:270 Multimedia Enforcement

Division, 2:130-131 on municipal solid wastes,

2:211-217 National Park Service and, 2:59 on nitrogen oxides, 2:64 on noise pollution, 2:65 on nonpoint source pollution, 2:75

ocean dumping and, 2:33, 2:80,

2:81, 2:83 on ozone pollution, 2:87-88 on particulates, 2:90 on PBT chemicals, 2:93 on pesticides, 2:99-100 on petroleum pollution,

2:106-107 on point source pollution,

2:115-119 on pollution monitoring, 2:192 on pollution prevention, 2:128 radiation protection standards,

2:333 on radon, 2:168

responsibilities of, 1:22-23, 1:191-192, 1:195, 2:12, 2:122-123, 2:158-159 on sewage sludge, 2:189-190 sidescan sonars and, 2:198 on sulfur dioxide, 2:199, 2:224 Superfund sites, 1:129-130 on TCA, 1:99 on Times Beach, Missouri, 2:243

on tobacco smoke, 2:244-245 Toxic Substances Control Act and, 2:249 U.S. Department of the Interior and, 2:260 on vehicle emissions, 1:92 on waste reduction, 2:295 World Trade Center terrorist attack and, 2:237 See also Laws and regulations; Toxic Release Inventory Environmental racism, 1:196-198, 1:219-220, 2:143 consumerism and, 2:25-26 public participation and, 2:156 Warren County, North Carolina and, 2:287-288 Environmental research careers, 1:76-77

Environmental reviews, 2:57-58 Environmental rights, 1:9-10 Environmental science, 1:15, 1:18,

1:79-80 Environmental stewardship, defined, 1:239 Environmental toxicology, 2:252 Environmentalism. See

Environmental movement EnviroScapeā„¢, 1:163-164 Enzymes, environmental health and, 1:252 EPA. See Environmental

Protection Agency EPCRA. See Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act of 1986 Epidemiology, defined, 1:171, 2:53 EPIs (Efflux pump inhibitors), defined, 1:112 EPR (Extended producer responsibility), 2:19 Epstein, Richard, 2:150 Equity (Economics), 1:154 Erin Brockovich, 1:257, 2:134 Erosion. See Soil erosion

Escherichia coli, 2:31Q An Essay on the Principle of

Population as it Affects the Future Improvement of Society, 2:32-33, 2:138, 2:139, 2:333 Estrogen, 1:176 Estrogenic effects, 1:176-177 Estuaries defined, 1:142, 2:79 petroleum pollution in, 2:1Q6 Ethanol, 1:183, 1:236, 2:176,

2:276, 2:297 Ethics, 1:211-213 Ethyl lactate, 1:237 Ethylbenzene, 2:194, 2:281 Ethylene dichloride (EDC), 1:71 EU. See European Union Europe on biosolids, 1:6Q on CFCs, 2:71-72 colonization, 2:142 drug environmental assessments, 1:113 Green Parliament, 1:239 Green parties, 1:12-13 Industrial Revolution pollution in, 1:282 Kyoto Protocol, 1:229 on lead-based paint, 2:14 on noise pollution, 2:65 ocean dumping restrictions, 1:57

postindustrial site development, 1:63

precautionary approach in, 2:5-6

resource consumption in, 2:23, 2:24

sewage sludge standards in, 2:19Q

on smoke-free environments, 2:245

spent radioactive fuels in, 2:165 testing of new chemicals in, 2:249

waste amounts in, 2:29Q wastewater treatment in, 2:3Q3 water treatment in, 2:316 See also European Union; specific countries European Economic Community, on acid rain, 1:5 European Environment Agency

(EEA), 1:232, 2:217 European Green Parliament, 1:239

European Noise Directive, 2:65 European Union (EU)

on automobile recycling, 2:173 on bioaccumulation, 1:52 emissions trading, 1:175 form of government, 1:231-232 ISO 14001 in, 1:296 mining regulations of, 2:49 on noise pollution, 2:68 pollution laws, 1:34 on pollution prevention, 2:233 precautionary principle and,

2:145-146 Urban Wastewater Treatment

Directive, 2:303 See also Europe; specific countries Euthenics: The Science of Controllable

Environment, 2:230 Eutrophication, 2:108-109, 2:312-313 defined, 1:27, 2:312 fish kills from, 1:215 Evaporation, defined, 2:242 Excavation of contaminated soils, 1:96, 1:128, 2:268 defined, 1:96 Excess deaths, 1:30-31 Executive Order 12898, 2:143 Exothermic processes, defined, 1:107

Exploration, for mining, 2:46 Exports. See Imports and exports Exposure, to hazardous materials,

2:188, 2:250 Extended producer responsibility

(EPR), 2:19 External recycling, 2:170-171 Extraction, of ores, 2:47 Extremely low-frequency electric and magnetic fields (ELF EMFs), 1:67, 1:171-172 Exxon Valdez, 1:128, 1:139, 1:140, 1:259, 1:263, 1:283, 2:35, 2:104-105, 2:263

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