Engineering and the Environment
- Research the case study on “Exxon Valdez accident” of 1990 in your textbook and on the internet and answer the following questions: (use the template: Evaluation of Case Study).
- What were the causes of the incident?
- What regulations were passed as a result of this incident?
- What is sustainability? Describe how LCA (Life Cycle Assessment) helps in developing environmental friendly products? (write at least 2 paragraphs).
- Review the Academic Centers for Sustainability in the Case Study 39: “Sustainability” and discuss how considerations of ethics might enter into the collaborative efforts of centers and institutes for sustainability. (use the template: Evaluation of Case Study)