Air Pollution

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Atmospheric Issues
Ramrit Rai
ENV/100
September 9, 2015
Professor Suman Ghosh

Atmospheric Issues
There is an opening for a new business in the City of Sparksville. There are three businesses that are trying to land the opportunity of opening a business in the city. The first is a distribution warehouse, a hybrid car factory and an oil refinery. Each of these businesses has its pros and cons that will affect the city in different ways.
Impact on Pollution
One of the major effects that a new business in the city can have is on the environment. There is a possibility of an increase in pollution of the waters and air of the city. Bringing in a distribution warehouse would have the least amount of impact on the city in terms pollution but the increased amount of trucks for the shipping would cause an increase in the emissions which in turn would affect the air quality in the city. The amount of jobs this business would bring to the city is not a proper recompense for the increased pollution. The hybrid car factory is a choice that would balance the pollution caused with the increased amount of jobs and the bump in the economy of the city. The car factory has the ability to sustain the economy for the future and not just for the present. The oil refinery while it brings the most jobs to the city will have the largest adverse effect on the environment of the city. An oil refinery is the most controversial business that we can bring into the city.
Impact on the Population
These businesses are being brought into the city so the declining economy can be made better. The oil refinery has the best possible chance of reviving the economy of the city alone because of the addition of 2000 jobs. However the harm it will cause the environment may cause the tourism industry to decline due to the damage that may be caused to the environment. The hybrid car factory will…...

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