Cole Gresham

  • May 7, 1010

    2 Facts from Ancient Civilizations Era

    Greek physician Hippocrates (460-377 BC), considered the father of medicine, notes the effect of food, of occupation, and especially of climate in causing disease 80 A.D. The Roman Senate passes a law to protect water stored during dry periods so it can be released for street and sewer cleaning.
  • May 7, 1500

    2 facts of Middle Ages

    This time period was the start of some new ideas including the sanitary of living space. 100 AD Hero Of Alexandria starts playing with the idea of solar pumps. 80 A.D. The Roman Senate passes a law to protect water stored during dry periods so it can be released for street and sewer cleaning.
  • Fact from Industrial Revolution

    Sewing machine
  • Facts Of Progressive Period

    They called this the great smog. The cause of the great smog was the weather. Because it was so cold in London people had to burn more coal . Also the diesel engine had just been mastered and everyone was using it. All of the pollution was trapped in by the cold air so it stayed close to the ground and caused it to be foggy. The fogginess was from the pollution, this resulted in many deaths and sicknesses. This made people rethink about the pollution. 1804 Lewis and Clark Expedition begins.
  • 2 Facts From Industrial Revolution

    Diesel Engine 1892
  • Roaring 20's and Depression

    1930 -- National Institute of Health established Build upon the U.S. Public Health Service's Hygienic Laboratory. Funding for medical research from the Federal government escalates rapidly. 1922 --August 11 -- National Coast Anti Pollution League formed by state and municipal officials at Atlantic City, New Jersey to stop oil dumping
  • WWII and the 50's

    1941 -- "Action Club" formed to combat pollution from paper mills near Augusta, Maine. 1946 -- US Bureau of Land Management established. 1956 -- Congress passes Water Pollution Control Act.
  • Period: to

    Air and Water Timeline

  • The 70's

    Health-based standards for local air quality were set by EPA in The clean Air Act. EPA was formed. EPA protects the environment with rules and regulations to influence a positive healthy environment.
  • Fact From 80's

    1.Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (1980): States that the cleanup of sites contaminated with toxic waste shall be cleaned up.
  • Fact From 80's #2

    .Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (1986): companies must disclose information about toxic chemicals they release into the air and water and dispose of on land to the public.
  • Fact from 80's #3

    3.California law passed by voter initiative. Known as the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act, designed to provide public warnings about the risk of exposure to toxic chemicals and to eliminate toxins from drinking water. 1986.
  • Fact from 90's Oil Pollute Act

    2.Oil Pollution Act (1990): this law streamlines federal response to oil spills by requiring oil storage facilities and vessels to prepare spill-response plans and provide for their rapid implementation.
  • Fact from 90's

    Food Quality Protection Act (1996): Is designed to ensure that levels of pesticide residues in food meet strict standards for public health protection.
  • 21 Century Fact

    October 11, 2000 over 300 million of gallons of black coal slurry sludge is released when a Massey Energy Co. impoundment dam collapses near Inez, Kentucky into the Big Sandy River’s Tug Fork and its tributaries.
  • Fact from 21 Century 2

    July 6, 2001 Environmental Working Group reports that sources of drinking water for more than 7 million Californians.
  • Future thing 5

    the mycelium holds soil together and infuses all landscapes together. We will use this to make our plants life better.
  • Future thing 4

    -there are thousands of friendly bacteria in your mouth and throat that help keep you healthy from pathogenic diseases.
    Future research is being conducted to help the spread of all of this to where it can be used to our advantage
  • Future Thing 3

    Mycelium provides a more ecological friendly solution to garbage, as it can recreate the landscape for new life
  • Future Thing 2

    -use of Mycelium can help grow trees and use just resources such as cardboard. Studies are being conducted

    -Otac can use the cold water off of Punta Tuna to convert into electrical energy without oil, coal, natural gas, or other fossil fuels.