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Pollution and Environmental Health

For this week's newspaper article, you decided to analyze the role of environmental health in your community. From your readings, your region's air quality reports, and independent research, write a 2- to 3-page paper that addresses the following:
1. What are the most pressing environmental hazards in your area (you can choose to research your state if your city or town is lacking data)? Begin by writing a brief analysis of the air, water, and soil quality in your region or town. Identify major pollutants or contaminants that are abundant in your environment.
2. What are some of the concerns about the effects of these hazards on health and safety?

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The Southern California,especially Riverside County, has the worst air quality compared to Northern California and other states. Smog is the major pollutants in Southern California. The air quality is bad in Southern California , including the LA areas. Geographically, the pollutant from Los Angeles travel into the Inland regions air currents through passes in the mountain range between LA area and the Inland empire. Riverside air quality is not the best in the states of California.
In addition, the water quality in Riverside is not good. According to one study, the city of Riverside, CA falls into the "10 American Cities ...

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The Southern California, especially Riverside County, has the worst air quality compared to Northern California and other states. Smog is the major pollutants in Southern California. The air quality is bad in Southern California, including the LA areas. Geographically, the pollutant from Los Angeles travel into the Inland regions through air currents that passes in the mountain range between Los Angeles area and the Inland empire.

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