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John L. Leal—Hero of Public Health

by Michael J. McGuire Who? I’ve never heard of him. How could he be a hero of public health? He wasn’t like Jonas Salk was he? Did he invent a vaccine to cure one of the dreaded diseases that killed … Continue reading

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“Don’t know much about history…”

by Michael J. McGuire With apologies to the legendary Sam Cooke and his 1958 hit song, “Wonderful World.” The fact is that environmental engineers and scientists who are practicing today know very little about the history of their profession.  Heaven … Continue reading

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The Chlorine Revolution

by Michael J. McGuire My new book will be published in spring 2013:  The Chlorine Revolution:  Water Disinfection and the Fight to Save Lives. The book is about a courageous physician and his partnership with the greatest sanitary engineer of the time … Continue reading

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Who the Heck Changed the AWWA Wikipedia Page?

by Michael J. McGuire Guilty.  It was me…and a bunch of other Wikipedia (WP) editors and administrators.  What gives me the right to change a description of an article defining the American Water Works Association?  Sure, I have been a … Continue reading

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Google Book Search

by Michael J. McGuire I have used the search feature of Google Books for the past five years while doing research on my book, The Chlorine Revolution:  Water Disinfection and the Fight to Save Lives.  An excellent short video on … Continue reading

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