Environmental Health News Article on Water Quality

UMBC Environmental Health News Article on Water Quality Discussion

University of Maryland Baltimore County

Question Description


Environmental Health in the News

In this course, we will cover a wide variety of environmental hazards that impact human health.The topics we will cover are not unique to our class – they are happening every day and impacting our lives.

For this assignment, you will need to find one article published within the last 6 months related to the water Quality, water pollution, waterborne diseases, or water scarcity.

You may use only credible news sources including the following:

  • Time.com
  • USA Today
  • The New York Times
  • Cnn.com
  • You MAY NOT use articles on entertainment/Gossip websites.

You will read the entire article and write a 150-200 word response including the following:

  • Summarize the article – Who, what, when & where
  • Reflection (choose 1 or 2)
    • How does this relate to environmental health?
    • How is this event important to me?
    • How is this important to others?
    • Does it impact a specific group of people/things? How?
    • Does it have a global impact?
    • Does the article present a problem? Are there any possible solutions to the problem?
  • APA Format with reference & link to article included
  • Once you have completed your initial post, please leave a comment on two of your classmate’s posts.