Re-Greening the Environment: Careers in Cleanup, Remediation, and Restoration

Re-Greening the Environment: Careers in Cleanup, Remediation, and Restoration

Suzy Gazlay (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197221

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Re-Greening the Environment covers the wide range of careers in environmental clean-up, remediation, and renewal. The response to two massive oil spills in recent yearsthe Exxon Valdez oil spill off the coast of Alaska in 1989 and the current Deepwater Horizon/BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexicoare explored. The types of jobs and careers that are associated with preventing and correcting disasters such as these include environmental scientist, hydrogeologist, enforcing clean-up regulations, and monitoring and testing waterways, soil, and groundwater for harmful pollutants. Also, the reuse and rehabbing of older commercial or industrial buildings presents opportunities in planning, designing, rebuilding, reclaiming, and restoring the natural habitats associated with these sites.

Reading Level
Lexile
1030L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
X
ATOS
7.9
DRA
60
Categories
Genre
Nature People & Places Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade
Subject
Science Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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