Discuss the main areas of progress produced by the Clean Water Act of 1972, as well as the remaining problems

Question 1 – 200 Words

  1. What are the EPA�s seven criteria pollutants and their sources? Discuss the environmental and health effects of each pollutant. Your response must be at least 200 words in length.

Question 2 – 200 Words

  1. Discuss how a constructed wetland system works to treat municipal wastewater. What advantages does a constructed wetland system have over conventional sewage treatment?
    Your response must be at least 200 words in length.

Question 3 – 200 Words

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  1. What are �dead zones,� and how do they form? What are the sources of pollution that cause cultural eutrophication? Your response must be at least 200 words in length.

Question 4 – 200 Words

  1. Discuss the main areas of progress produced by the Clean Water Act of 1972, as well as the remaining problems. Do you think that stronger legislation is required to protect our water resources? Why or why not? Your response must be at least 200 words in length. 20 points

Question 5

  1. Match each term with its definition.
Primary pollutants

 

Secondary pollutants

 

Non-point source emissions

 

Point source emission
Criteria pollutants
A. Pollutants emitted from a smokestack or other concentrated pollution origin
B. Pollutants that are produced in less volume, but are especially toxic or hazardous
C. Pollutants that become hazardous after chemical reactions in the air
D. Pollutants that do not go through a smokestack
E. Pollutants that are released to the air in a harmful form
F. A group of seven major pollutants that contribute the largest volume of air-quality degradation
 

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