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Homework Help: SCI 275

Posted by Sharon on Sunday, December 19, 2010 at 8:15pm.

I need help on my assignment that is due by 12midnight. It is now 8:12pm here. It is on Risk Assignment: Risk Assessment
You are a member of the Genericville City Council. A proposal has been brought forth to use
the insecticide spray, Malathion. Currently, the council is split on its decision, and your vote
will determine whether Malathion can be used in the city.
· Resources: Appendix B and Ch. 4 Figure 4.1 of Visualizing Environmental Science
· Due Date: Day 7 [Individual forum]
· Read Risk Assessment of Malathion in Appendix B.
· Create an outline of the risk of using Malathion according to the four steps of risk
assessment presented in Ch. 4 Figure 4.1:
o Hazard identification
o Dose-response
o Exposure
o Risk characterization
· Decide your vote for the city council based on your outline.
· Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper that presents your evaluation of the risk of Malathion
based on your outline. Explain the reasoning for your vote based on the four steps of risk
assessment. Consider any relevant political, social, and economic aspects involved.
· Format your paper according to APA guidelines.
· Post your paper as an attachment.

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