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  • 400


    100 AD-400 AD. The piping in Greece caused people to be poisoned. Also the way wine was made was causing people to get poisoned also.
  • 570

    Ancient Civilization: 570 A.D.

    Ancient Civilization: 570 A.D.
    The world oldest major religion- begins with Vedic scripture called Aranyakas, Democratic pluralism, thus became the became the principle of Indian. Babylonian and other civilizations have extensive and intricate links between nature and the drive.
  • May 7, 1000

    The Middle Ages

    The Middle Ages
    The decree combined consideration for animal welfare with concerns about public health and sanitation, and about the emotional effect on children of witnessing slaughter. A vegan sect in southern France who were eventually exterminated by the Albigensian Crusade and the institution of the Inquisition
  • The Enlightenment Era

    The Enlightenment Era
    600 ships are engaged in hauling “sea coal” from Newcastle to London, The dodo is extinct. Ben Franklin born January 17, England uses coal instead of wood for manufacturing iron.
  • President

    President Thomas Jefferson guided a piece of foreign diplomacy through the U.S. Senate. The purchase of Louisiana territory from France. After the Louisiana Purchase Treaty was made, Jefferson initiated an exploration of the newly purchased land and the territory beyond the "great rock mountains" in the West.
  • Lewis and clark

    May 14 -- Lewis and Clark expedition begins the journey up the Missouri River to explore the geography, flora and fauna of the interior of North America.
  • The Industrial Revolution

    The Industrial Revolution
    1810, US industry turning out $115 million worth of goods; 1860, $2 billion; second only to Britain in total industrial output.
    1810 most cloth still made in homes; 1860, textiles America's largest industry.
  • The Industrial Revolution

    Steam power machinery it’s important because it allowed factory to have faster work
  • First gas light,

    First gas light, Manufactured gas would be used in every major US and European city.
  • Lamp Made

    Humphry Davy invents the miners lamp, so people can see at night
  • Typewriter

    American, W.A. Burt invent a typewriter, made it easier for people to get stuff down on paper other than just writing it.
  • Borad of Health

    Report of the Board of Health, Drinking water was drawn from river or shallow wells, often near seeping cesspools
  • Health

    Report of the Board of Health, Drinking water was drawn from river or shallow wells, often near seeping cesspools
  • Sanitary condition

    The Sanitary Condition of the Labouring Population of Great Britian
  • Sewing

    Sewing machine allowed people to make clothing faster for busniess
  • British

    British Public Health Act
  • Smog

    1,000 Londoners die in smog incident.
    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 .
  • The Progressive Era

    The Progressive Era
    The world's leading scientists gather in Paris to consider new elements with unusual powers discovered by Pierre and Marie Curie. Minerals like thorium, uranium and radium emitted a new kind of light, the Curies had found.
  • Mineral Act

    US Mineral Leasing Act opens up rich deposits on federal lands for token rental fees.
  • Water power act

    US water power Act authorizes federal hydroelectric projects.
  • The Roaring Twenties

    The Roaring Twenties
    US Water Power Act authorizes federal hydroelectric projects.
  • Sewage

    US Supreme Court allows New Jersey to dump sewage in to New York harbor in New York v. New Jersey and passaic valley sewerage commissioners.
  • SAE

    Thomas Midgley of General Motors demonstrates car powered b 30 percent alcohol-gasoline blend at Indianapolis SAE meeting.
  • World War II and the Postwar Years

    Between 25,000 and 60,000 rooftop solar water heaters are being used, mostly in Florida and California. In Miami 80 percent of new homes are built with solar hot water. War materials needs prevent industry expansion. (Butti & Perlin, 1980)
  • Forest

    Controversy over dam that would inundate Cook Forest, a state park with the last of Pensylvanias virgin forsts
  • Explosion

    Cleveland, Ohio natural gas explosionClevelanders were made very aware of the power of a natural gas when, on a Friday afternoon on October 20, 1944, a massive natural gas explosion virtually leveled an entire neighborhood on the east side of Cleveland, killing 131 people
  • Drop Atomic bomb

    US drops atomic bomb on the japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasak 1946- Nuclear reactor accidents kills scientist at Los Alamos National Labs,
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  • Environmental act

    National Environmental Policy Act signed creating the Council on Environmental Quality
  • The 70's

    Americans demonstrate for air and water cleanup and preservation of nature. Hippy niggas
  • congress passes

    Congress passes
  • Sanctuaies act

    Marine Protection, Research and Sanctuaies Act authorized the EPA to regulate ocean dumping of industrial waste, sewage, sludge.
  • Liability act

    Compensation and Liability Act, directs EPA to clean up abandoned toxic waste dump
  • Security act

    National Security Act of 1980 mandates all gasoline be blended with a minimum of 10 percent grain of alcohol
  • The 80's

    The 80's
    National Academy of Sciences calls leaded gasoline the greatest source of atmospheric lead pollution.
  • 2 acts pass

    Congress passes Coastal Barriers Resources Act and Nuclear Waste Policy Act
  • Right-to-Know Act

    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.
  • Clean air act

    Clean Air Act amendment strengthen rules on SOx and NOx emissions from electric power plans helping reduces acid
  • Oil Pollution Act

    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.
  • The 90s

    The 90s
    1990 -- Clean Air Act amendments strengthen rules on SOx and NOx emissions from electric power plants helping reduce acid rain.
  • resolution to UN

    The UN General Assembly resolution
  • Justice act

    Environmental Justice Act of 1992” introduced by Congressman John Lewis
  • The 21st Century:

    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.
  • The 21st Century

    The 21st Century
    July 6, 2001 Environmental Working Group reports that sources of drinking water for more than 7 million Californians and millions of others are contaminated with Perchlorate, a chemical that disrupts child development and may cause thyroid cancer.
  • The 21st Century

    March 21, 2003 -- Invasion of Iraq by US and British forces leads to widespread oilfield burning and other war-related environmental problems.greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles, saying it did not have the authority under the Clean Air Act -- an assertion that contradicted the agency's position under the Clinton administration, when its officials testified before Congress that it had the necessary authority.
  • The 21st Century

    Aug. 28, 2003 -- EPA rejects petition from environmental groups to regulate
  • The 21st Century

    DEC. 11, 2003 - George W. Bush will go down in history as America's worst environmental president.
  • The Furture

    The Furture