Local Environmental Issues

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Local Environmental Issues Nathan Wilkerson SCI/275 29, April 2011 Dr. Jensen 1
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The biggest environmental issue I can see where I live is water pollution from the city sewer. Not only is it unsanitary but also it is malicious. The biggest cause of this problem is the amount of waste that we use and the city doesn’t have the capacity to hold it all. It pours into the river and contaminates the water and not to mention the fish and other living organisms that are in the water. Another cause of this problem is when it rains it over flows the area where it is recycled and causes it to over flow even more. Just about all problems are related to either human error or values. I think the only problem that is not the problem is the rain since we do not control Mother Nature to a
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Unformatted text preview: point. As you can see below the sewage and storm drains are tied in together in which it causes flow problems to keep this raw sewage out of the river. In the picture to the right you can see a make shift dam that keeps the sewage out right (wrong). The reason I say this is because once the water comes in contact with the sewage then the water is contaminated also. So this does not eliminate the whole problem of keeping the waters clean and safe. This has become a huge problem and it seems that the right steps to fix the problem has been overlooked or is an issue that can be put on the back burner until a rainy day. I believe when is enough going to be enough. 2 Reference: http://www.virginiaplaces.org/waste/cso.html 3...
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This note was uploaded on 07/06/2011 for the course ECON 105 taught by Professor Tomlin during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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