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Transcript of Timlines
•1st- Sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides are released from emissions
•2nd- These chemicals are released into the air and mixed with water
•3rd- Acid rain falls in wet or dry depositions
Chernobyl power plant (Soviet Union): 26 April 1986-
One of four reactors explodes after an experiment at the power plant (INES Level 7). The resulting fire burns for nine days and at least 100 times more radiation than the atom bombs dropped on Nagasaki and Hiroshima is released into the air. Radioactive deposits are found in nearly every country in the northern hemisphere.
Fukushima Daiichi power plant (Japan): 11 March 2011- A powerful tsunami generated by a magnitude-9.0 earthquake out at sea slams into the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, damaging four of six reactors at the site.
We've now reached how our topics connect. The way our topics connect, is that they are all environmental issues that we believe, and many others as well, have a major affect on us and our environment. If not prevented, they can all bring many people and habitats to their demise.
22 Aug 1960- People descovered that the loss of the ozone given by the reaction was too slow.
22 Aug 1970- The Ozone was first noticed in Anarctica.
22 Aug 1974- Two chemists predicted that chemicals would seriously damage the ozone layer.
23 Aug 2006- The ozone hole in Antarctica was the largest hole recorded.
23 Aug 2018- Around this time we'll be expecting the ozone hole to be deminishing.
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