Pollution in California
What is pollution? Pollution is when you contaminate the natural enviroment. Theres a lot of diffrent types of pollution. For example Air Pollution,Water Pollution and Solid Waste.Here are some information about each of these examples.
Air pollution has been around us since humans first discovered fire.One of the most particular Air Pollution is Photochemical Smog.Photochemical Smog is caused by reactions between sunlight and pollutants like hyrocarbons and nitrogen dioxide. Although photochemical is often invisible it can be harmful.Leading to irritations of the respiratory tract and eyes.Pollutants involved are a complicated mixture of oxides of nitrogen and hydrocarbons.Both emitte by millions of cars on our freeways and also our streets.Scince California has lots of cars an lots of sunshine.We also have smog.
Water pollution has two major aspects.The first is the problem of dealing with its not knowing point source.What comes out of pipes.Also discharge from sewage treatments plant.This problem is easy to success because it is easy to locate.Regulating and monitoring the source of pollution.The second aspect is the issues of non-point sources.These ar more harder to identify.For example storm runoff from the city streets witch will inclued huge amounts of motor oil and anything else this is dumped on the streets.These type of sourcess are harder to monitor an regulate scientist are now working on the problem of non-point source water pollution.
Solid waste in California is under the power Caliornia itergrated Waste Management Board. They
have set of programs aimed at reducing waste, promoting reclycling and reuse .Waste Prevention World is a page devoted to preventing waste by reducing efficiency. California's goal is to divert 50% of its lanfill by 2000.
In conclusion, pollution is one of the worst harmful thing in our natural enviroment.Therefore we need to recycle to prevent disasters. An example of water...