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Danielle Stein, 109959117 Journal Through taking this class, I have learned a lot about how my actions and the actions of others impact the Chesapeake Bay. On the first day of class, we took a true/false quiz about the bay. At that time, I believed that industrial pollution is the most serious problem for the bay, and that farming is the least serious problem for the bay. Clearly, I believed that my own actions had no impact on the bay, and that its problems could be attributed only to people other that myself. Looking back on this now, I know that none of this is the case. Many of my daily actions affect the bay. Something I do on a consistent, daily basis is shower. It seems ridiculous that such a minute, thoughtless action can actually have a large-scale impact on the bay. While showering, shampoo, conditioner, and body wash all rinse down the drain and into a sewage plant, and are eventually dumped into the bay. Other chemicals are also rinsed into the bay, including mouthwash down the sink, and pharmaceuticals that come out in urine when I take antibiotics or other medication. All of these products contain inorganic chemicals that can be very harmful to the
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