Environmental Impacts

Environmental Impacts - Major Environmental Problems Air...

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Environmental Impacts Coal impacts the air, local water, land, acid rain, mercury Burning of coal basically causes a lot of environmental issues Some of these environmental issues are manageable, but costly EPA- protect the environment and human health from ourselves Water, air, land, cultural impacts Cultural impacts ex: Peru has 80% unemployment. Those who have a job at the gold mine don’t care about regulations, as long as they get money
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Unformatted text preview: Major Environmental Problems Air pollution Biodiversity depletion Water pollution Waste production Food supply problems What variable controls all of these? we are the variable Environmentalist Person who is concerned with the impact of people on environmental quality and believe that some human actions are degrading parts of the Earths life-support systems for humans and many other forms of life...
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