Pollution Prevention Practices in Oregon's Electronics - Essay Prowess

Pollution Prevention Practices in Oregon’s Electronics

Pollution Prevention Practices in Oregon’s Electronics


Address all three of the following writing prompts. Your  responses to your     three  chosen prompts should be at least 350 words each. No title page is     needed, but be sure to indicate which writing prompts you are addressing at the    top of each response. Each response needs its own reference  page. 

Writing Prompts (respond to all three): 

  1.          Review     the Reading     Assignment     titled     as                  “Pollution Prevention Practices in Oregon’s Electronics Industry” by      Harding             and Jones. In your review, include: 
    •    an overview   of the article, 
    •  benefits of   using pollution prevention in the electronics industry,                       
    •  specific   process modifications discussed in the article,
    •  chemical   substitutions mentioned in the article, 
    •  economics of   making the suggested changes, and 
    •  reasons   companies might not embrace pollution prevention.   
  2.          Review     the Reading     Assignment     titled as     “Optimal                  Deployment of Emissions Reduction Technologies for Construction            Equipment”       by Barl, Zietsman, Quadrifoglio, and Farzaneh. In your            review: 
    •         Write an   overview of the article. 
    •  Describe   hydrogen enrichment (HE), selective catalytic reduction                  (SCR), and fuel   additive (FA) technologies. 
    •  Describe the   advantages and disadvantages of HE, SCR, and FA,                  including a discussion of   costs.     
    • Does the   computer model do a satisfactory job of determining the best                  technology?   Explain. 
    • What would be   your recommendations as far as which technology (HE,                  SCR, and/or FA) should be   used, or should none be used?  
  3.          Review     the Reading     Assignment     titled     as                  “Flue Gas Desulfurization: The State of the Art” by Srivastava and      Jozewicz.             In your review: 
    •     Write an   overview of the article. 
    •    Describe flue   gas desulfurization (FGD) at coal-fired power plants                  and why it is used. 
    •      Explain the   details of one once-through process and one                  regenerable   process. 
    •  Summarize the   section titled “The MEL [magnesium enhanced slurry]          Cost         Model.” 
    •      Discuss how   the article is useful to a pollution prevention                  manager. 
    •    Conduct an   Internet search to explain the concept of Best          Available         Technology (BAT) and   whether any of the FGD processes          described in the         article are considered BATs. 

You are required to use at least your textbook as source  material for all     of your responses. All sources used, including the textbook,  must be     referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying  citations.