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    You live in a city with a strong petrochemical industry. Every time you pass through a certain part of town, you smell a noxious odor. Even though the air is regulated by the state you suspect that the companies are releasing dangerous amounts of
    chemicals into the atmosphere. How would you find out what chemical constituents are in your city's air? Imagine that you receive "alarming" results. How would you feel about this? Would you take any further action? If so, explain what you would do next and why.

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    First, I would contact the state EPA and alert them to my concern. If I have a lot of money I can have a private organization come out and test the air for me and then present that information to the state EPA board along with other ...

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    The expert examines atmosphere chemical constitutes. Petrochemical industry for noxious odor is determined.