Sage Pansza 3W

  • 500

    Ancient Civilizations

    There were no places to dump their sewage or any other filth. Their pollution was harming their people and causing diseases and poisonings.
  • 500

    Ancient Civilizations

    After deforestation soil erosion causes silation to fill in the bays and rivers polluting the water.
  • 500

    Ancient Civilizations

    Sewers and aqueducts are built in Rome.
  • Period: 500 to

    Timeline

  • May 4, 1000

    Middle Ages

    People are noticing that the air pollution is getting worse and worse making everyone sick. Some individuals go and try to stop it, but do not succeed.
  • May 10, 1350

    Middle Ages

    Kills over 75% of Europe and Asia, which enforces them to start making laws for public health and quarintine.
  • May 10, 1388

    Middle Ages

    This act forbided the throwing of filth into the streets, or garbage into ditches, water, and/or rivers
  • Enlightenment Era

    Enlightenment Era
  • Enlightenment Era

    Benjamin Franklin petition against waste dumping, they finally win but the dumping continues
  • Enlightenment Era

    Scientist start figuring out that coal is causeing and unusual cancer affect on chimney sweeps.
  • Industrial Revoloution

  • Industrial Revoloution

    More Pollution is happening, they keep developing yet there is more dumping and more pollution. Sewer lines are being developed but still being dumped into the rivers.
  • Industrial Revolution

    Michael sadler the chair of House o Commons Factory Commission show the harmful effects that factory work has on children and women
  • Industrial Revolution

    An outbreak of cholera affects 32,000 people in Britain. The Report of the Board of Health begin their investigation to see what caused the outbreak.
  • Industrial Revolution

    An inquiry abou tthe practices of burials in towns was issued by the Sanitary Condition of the Labouring Population of Great Britaion in 1842.
  • Industrial Revolution

    A report from the Royal Commission on Employment of Children in mines show the every day view on the living and working conditions that the children have to live through to support thier families.
  • Industrial Revolution

    Houses have to be connected to sewer lines, but the sewer lines constantly overflow in people backyards and basements.
  • Industrial Revolution

  • Industrial Revolution

    The American Public Health Association conducted a scientific experiement that helped reveal causes of common sicknesses and soon helped ensure the quality of food and water.
  • Industrial Revolution

  • Progressive Era

    Making changes to improve the environment and new laws are passed concerning pollution
  • Progressive Era

    Solar Motor company founded reducing coal production replacing steam engines
  • Progressive Era

    Species of fish return to London after sewage cleanups
  • Progressive Era

    Coal Smoke Abatement Society: Fighting for government agencies to enforce pollution laws
  • Roaring Twenties and Depression

    Laws and Acts passed concerning public health, air pollution and water pollution
  • Roaring Twenties and Depression

    Hydroelecttric projects allowed due to water power act
  • Roaring Twenties and Depression

    Discharge is no longer allowed in water sources due to the oil pollution act
  • Roaring Twenties and Depression

    Alkali Act expanded to control chemical processes that cause harmful pollution (Public Health Act)
    Public Health Act expands Alkali Acts, which controls chemical processes that are harmful to the enviornment causeing pollution.
  • WWII & Fifties

    Acts passed, not to stop air and water pollution, but to control it and bring back endangered and extinct wild life.
  • WWII & Fifties

    Water pollution control act passed by congress to help controld polluition in water sources
  • WWII & Fifites

    Clean air act passed by parliament to control the output from industries that cause harmful pollution
  • WWII & Fifties

    Price-Anderson Act passed giving funds to people who have been harmed by the hamful pollution (radiation) in the air.
  • 70s

    Ensuring water and air pollution is no longer a problem more laws and acts are passed to control it.
  • 70s

    Ensuring that facilities are controlling their discharge the federal water pollution control act is passed (today known as the clean water act)
  • 70s

    Safe drinking water act is passed by congress protecting quality of drinking water
  • 80s

    laws passed ensuring the people of water and air quality and so that they know of everything that is going on when it comes to their water and air
  • 80s

    Nuclear waste stored safely underground (Nuclear wawste policy act)
  • 80s

    everyone has the right to know when industries release or spill any toxic wastes (Right to know act)
  • 90s

    More acts and laws are passed to ensure air quality and the publics health
  • 90s

    power plants are made to watch their SOx and NOx levels due to the clean air act
  • 90s

    ensuring the public health is protected the environmental justice act is passed
  • 20th century

    a dam along the mississippi river collapses and is the cause of 300 million gallons of sludge that contaminates the river
  • 20th century

    As industries grow more pollution problems develope
  • 20th century

    seven million peoples drinking water is contaminated by a chemical that causes problems in children's development
  • the future

    ocean salt water will be our water source when an inexpensive way is invented to turn it to fresh water
  • the future

    There will be many new things that are developed and invented to stop all pollution and help regrow the environment.
  • the future

    bacteria created to soak oil up and we will never have to worry about another oil spill contaminating waters
  • the future

    Mushrooms will be invented that can save forest development
  • the future

    new gas invented that lowers ash levels can save the environment
  • the future

    renewables resources will be the only things used to create electricity