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December 10th, 2017

John E Conover, Jr , P.E
Environmental Engineer
Long Island, New York, USA
Chiang Mai, Thailand

The purpose of this website is to share environmental stories with you.  Some of the stories are from the news, some I wrote, and my friend Carl wrote one.

I hope that you will learn something interesting about the environment or nature
and then you will want to learn more.
I will also put in some of my photos and my father’s photos from World War 2.

Please note that I am not seeking employment, I am retired.

I will add more stories and photos to this website.  Please visit again to see what I have added. 

If you have any questions about any of the stories or any environmental questions, please send an email to me.Thanks.

If you would like me to send you and email when I add a new story, please send me an email.

“I want you to know what I know. I want you to know I want you to know”......
B. Kidder

A Chiang Mai sunrise

newest additions to this website:

Pollution and health, a report by the Lancet Commission, and my comments

 “Diseases caused by pollution were responsible for an estimated 9 million premature deaths in 2015—16% of all deaths worldwide”

Aerial recon photos from WW2

the portapotties of SUNY Stony Brook

if a Lone Star Tick bites you, you might become allergic to red meat!

Part 1, Photos of John Conover Sr from his military service in WW2

B24 Art

leaflets dropped by the 380th Bomb Group

Recon Photos

Part 2, Photos of John Conover , Jr.

Thai spirit houses and motorcycles

the portapotties of SUNY Stony Brook

Buses of Thailand

Part 3, Environmental Stories:

Chapter One, Solid Waste

Inspection of a landfill liner installation in Smithtown, New York

Boating on Bahia Magdalena looking for grey whales

Chapter 2, Global Warming

Chapter 3, Air pollution

Chapter 4, Wildlife Conservation

Chapter 5. Water

Chapter 6, Oil, Coal and Natural gas

Chapter 7 Hazardous Waste

Chapter 8 Pesticides

A boat was discarded in this landfill

An air stipper in Seymour Connecticut to clean

Chapter 9 Light Pollution

Chapter 10. Solar, wind, and water power

Chapter 11.  Radioactivity

Chapter 12 .Agriculture

Chapter 13. Miscellaneous environmental stories

Chapter 14. The History of Pollution

Chapter 15.  The Future of Pollution

Chapter 16, My resume or CV. I have included this so that you can read about my experience as an environmental engineer. Please note that I am not seeking employment.

Chapter 17 Pollution and health

stream gaging in the headwaters of the Connetquot River, Long Island, New York

Shark fins for sale
in Bangkok, 2005

On the Garbage Barge

Fracking in Jiaoshizhen, China

Zebra skin for sale in NYC circa 1975

stack testing in region 5

Steering the Don Jose on Bahia Magdalena

Beijing Airport , August 2013

collecting groundwater samlples at the Smithtown Landfill

[Home] [The Garbage Barge] [Sr's photos] [Jr's photos] [whale watching] [Chapter 1 Solid Waste] [Chapter 2 Global Warming] [Chapter 3 Air Pollution] [Chapter 4 Wildlife Conservation] [Chapter 5. Water] [Chapter 6 Oil Coal and Natural Gas] [Chap 7 Hazardous Waste] [Chap 8  Pesticides] [Chap 9 Light pollution] [Chap 10 Solar,wind, water] [Chap 11 Radioactivity] [Chap 12 Agriculture] [Ch.13 Miscellaneous Environmental stories] [Ch 14 history of pollution] [ch. 15 Future of pollution] [Ch 17 Pollution & Health]