High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Oct 19 1972, Page 7

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - October 19, 1972, High Point, North Carolina Engineer would keep phosphates Wilmington n. C. A a University of North Carolina environmental Engineer has spoken out strongly against replacing phosphates with caustic compounds in detergents. Or. Daniel a. Okun told the North Carolina Public health association in a prepared talk that removal of phosphates from detergents would mean a exposing All society to Clear risk while obtaining a very questionable removal of phosphates he said a is not Likely to be beneficial even in areas where eutrophication or overgrowth of algae in Rivers and lakes is a problem. He added that if phosphates Are removed from detergents a something must replace them if we want detergents to clean our a the Only substitutes for phosphate detergents currently in use in the United states Are caustic compounds a he said. A these generally do not create problems in the environment because they Are quickly diluted in dishwater but in the dry form in which they Are used in the Home they can cause severe damage to the Throat Larynx oesophagus skin or especially the Okun added that some medical authorities have estimated that of such alkaline material were allowed to inundate the . Market some 10,000 to 30.-000 crippling or deaths would result each year. Okun said one common misconception a in our society today is that efforts in water pollution control will result in improvement in the Quality of our drinking however a efforts in the water Supply Fields have been neglected while funds for research and regulation have gone to waste water treatment. He said about half the people who drink water from Public water systems in the . Use Waters which were in part discharged Only hours before from Industrial or municipal sewers. Okun said conventional Wastewater treatment does not eliminate viruses that Are always present in human wastes and most do not remove Industrial and Domestic chemicals. A it is my thesis that not Only do current popular pressures for environmental Quality not Promise improved health but in Many instances they May in fact have deleterious con consequences. A and it is the role of the health worker to put environmental issues into proper perspective so that the solution to one environmental problem does no to create hazards to Man s health that Are far More serious a Okun stated. Two compete for teacher of year Aleigh a two final i have been selected in the a St for North Carolina s new ichor of the year. I nine member committee bounced wednesday it had a sen Mary Ann Oates a Cher of remedial Reading at it Hern Wayne High school i Sarah Spivey a teacher of and 5th Grade pupils in the a the Ridge elementary school Wake county. He two finalists were chosen m a Field of 14 regional Wichers of the year. He two finalists will be of Ved next week in their class a at unannounced times. A rating team from the lining Institute of North High Point Enterprise thursday oct. 19, 1972 7a it states new teacher of ear will be announced at a my of the state Board of Ilion on nov. 2 j current North Carolina Ier of the year. Jay to went on to become the Nal teacher of the year in. Utah College offers course on football Provo Utah a Utah technical College is offering a fully accredited course one night a week on How to understand football. The course costing $13 and allowing one Bour of credit will Deal with types of offensive plays methods of defensive play and game strategy says a fact Sheet put out by the school. Brigham Young University Golf coach Earl Tucker also an official with the big sky a Beetle conference will instruct. One Good Sale deserves another. And another. Orlon makes Coats Fluffy spotted pretty warm. And washable boys jacket spectacular. A Penney we know what you re looking for. Yes you can charge everything at pc Penney in Westchester mall. Open monday thru saturday to to 9 30. Not

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