Comments on: Building Appreciation for the Environment with the Next Generation https://blog.epa.gov/blog/2010/07/building-appreciation-for-the-environment-with-the-next-generation/ The EPA Blog Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:03:35 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.1 By: Kings tickets https://blog.epa.gov/blog/2010/07/building-appreciation-for-the-environment-with-the-next-generation/#comment-1984 Tue, 17 May 2011 03:41:23 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/healthywaters/?p=411#comment-1984 Educating the young ones about keeping mother earth alive is really necessary as they are the only people that can take hold of our tomorrow. Nice move!

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By: salt free water softeners https://blog.epa.gov/blog/2010/07/building-appreciation-for-the-environment-with-the-next-generation/#comment-1983 Tue, 07 Sep 2010 15:59:06 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/healthywaters/?p=411#comment-1983 I live in the UK and here of course we have Earth day too. My two older children are much more aware of the problems with pollution than I thought. The younger generation are being introduced to the concept of caretaking the planet and that can only be a good thing for everyone. The subjects of acid/alkaline levels, air quality and the levels of micro organisms are very important for the continuity of our planet and getting that concept across early in life may be the salvation of animal (and human) life. As long as it is done in a thought provoking and non alarmist way… they are children after all.

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By: Richard Poor https://blog.epa.gov/blog/2010/07/building-appreciation-for-the-environment-with-the-next-generation/#comment-1982 Fri, 20 Aug 2010 16:27:20 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/healthywaters/?p=411#comment-1982 Pollution from abandoned mine waste continues unabated around the greater Pittsburgh area. Some locals consider it a worthy tribute to the great age of industrial development. They may cry over family cancer victims, birth defects and other ill effects but they still do not “connect the dots”.

If the EPA cannot stop the pollution, how about more education at least?
Every hard rain, thousands of gallons of raw sewage go into the watershed. Ohio does not seem to care, they just spew more coal based micro-particulates into the air to blow into PA. And it seems the EPA just looks the other way.

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By: Garth https://blog.epa.gov/blog/2010/07/building-appreciation-for-the-environment-with-the-next-generation/#comment-1981 Mon, 19 Jul 2010 14:57:42 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/healthywaters/?p=411#comment-1981 I’m glad you enjoyed the blog entry about environmental education. It’s the first time I ever posted something on a blog. One thing that I’ve done lots of over the last 20-30 years is environmental ed presentations, and I’ve always been impressed with how much young child understand and care about the environment. I was recently in a kindergarten class at a public school here in Philadelphia for a career day event & had an interesting discussion about the BP oil spill & what would happen if the spill got hit by a passing hurricane. They understand things like that way better than adults do. So never underestimate what children will understand & take with them when you make a presentation about environmental issues.

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