Sewage water reclamation
Pierce, Marcia M. Department of Biological Sciences, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Kentucky.
- Safe or not safe: current uses of reclaimed sewage water
- Political ramifications of the federal ruling
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“Reduce, reuse, and recycle” is one of the catchphrases used by the environmentally conscious community, and most people are enthusiastic about recycling in order to minimize the effects of humans and their activities on the environment. In 2012, however, a ski resort in northern Arizona won the right to use sewage effluent to produce artificial snow after a decade of combined opposition efforts by environmental groups and Native American tribes. Why were these groups so set against this use of water? What led to their protests against this ruling? This article will explore both the positive and negative impacts of reclaimed water use.
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