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Unformatted text preview: 1970 – 10 km from sea 1980 – 40km 1995 – 75km-problems o 1. collapse of the fishery o 2. loss of climate modification o 3. salt and pesticides and fertilizers and heavy metals o 4. human health Environmental Problems in Eastern Europe : Causes: 1. Lignite a. Poor fuel b. High sulfur content- virtually no pollution control devices 2. central planning a. no incentive to conserve inefficiency 3. orientation to heavy industry a. lack of modernization b. no shift service sector c. geographical clustering of heavy industry 4. pollution control is in its infancy 5. political repression 6....
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This note was uploaded on 12/20/2009 for the course GEOGRAPHY 182 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '08 term at UWO.
- Spring '08