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Jimmy miller

Pollution is the introduction of harmful substances or products into the environment. It is a major problem in America and as well as the world. Pollution does not only damage the environment, but damages us also. It has cause many problems ranging from lung cancer to the greenhouse effect. There are many different types of pollution. There is air, water, and waste pollution just to name a few. It is all among us but we continue to live in our own filth. What is the reason behind this flawed logic? In this paper I will examine the problems and solutions for this issue.
Automobiles are undeniable one of the greatest source of pollution. The noise pollution created by cars is immense. Another polluting effect of cars is
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Not only do companies dump chemicals, but also hot water. This hot water kills most life it comes into contact with, but also causes an overgrowth of algae that covers the surface of the lake, or pond, and blocks the light from reaching the bottom. This means the plant life cannot grow, which mean the small bacteria and other microorganisms can't grow which means fish can't feed which means the ecosystem dies. Polluted water also is a carrier of diseases. On the other hand, though businesses are a big contributor of water pollution, surface run-off is a bigger problem due to the fact that surface run-off is hard to detect and control because it doesn’t come from a single source like a factory or sewage treatment plant. Surface-run off is when it rains, water washes over drive ways, roofs, agricultural lands, streets, lawns, construction sites, and logging operations picking up soil, garbage and toxins that end up in our oceans, lakes and rivers.

Pollution like any other problem can be solved, but it will be a long process. Individuals can do their part to save the environment as well as themselves. Instead of driving, carpool, take the bus or any other method of mass transit. This will cut down on pollution made by cars each year, not to mention your gas bill. When it comes to the trash problem, take the time to sort your trash and place it in the appropriate recycling bins. By recycling we reduce the amount of waste piled onto the landfills. As for

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