Part 1 – 300 plus word count
Unlike other toxins or contaminants with which the public can come into contact, pesticides are intentionally applied to food, living spaces, and people. What are some of the risk-benefit issues in the application of pesticides? Is the risk justified? Explain your position.
Part 2 – 300 plus word count
Explore the following statement: “The answer to a waterborne disease outbreak is to ‘shock’ chlorinate.” What health risks would be mitigated with this approach? What new health risks might emerge from the application of large doses of chlorine?
Part 3 – 300 plus word count
What actions can be taken to lower air pollution emissions? Consider actions that can be taken at the individual, community, and government levels.
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