Laboratory: polluters in your community

This lab activity follows up on this week’s discussion topics and gives you an opportunity to consider polluters in your community.

 

Visit Scorecard: The Pollution Information Site (http://scorecard.goodguide.com) and/or U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (http://www.epa.gov/)

 

Identify the top five polluters and the top five chemicals released in your county.   (Louisiana)

 

Determine the number of Superfund sites in your area.

 

Based on the information you find on these sites, list five ways that you can take action in your community.

 

Search for the “Sustainable Business” lab in Contemporary Environmental Issues. Read Procedure 1. Then, complete Lab Questions 1a through 1d. Submit your answers in a Word document formatted according to APA style.