diseases, is where this bacteria strikes hardest. Protecting patients should be our utmost concern. Despite lack of rigid regulations the need for controlling this bacterium should not be overlooked. Hopefully with further education, labs will be more effective at isolating and monitoring Legionella in water systems. L. pneumophila will never be completely eradicated, but controlling its spread will continue to be necessary to prevent this potentially fatal disease.
Renewable Energy for a Sustainable Future Abstract In order to move toward a more sustainable Colorado Springs we must address the system of conventional energy production that fuels the city. Colorado Springs experiences an annual growth rate of 2.5%. The increase in population from year to year results in an increase in the demand for affordable energy. This growing demand in turn places considerable stress on the finite resources that produce this affordable energy. There is a daunting amount