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Environmental Engineers

On the Job


Environmental Engineers use engineering to research, design, or plan systems that can help reduce or clean up pollution. They may work on waste treatment, remediation (cleaning up polluted sites), or pollution control technology.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


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