Water Pollution In The United States

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Whereas pollution is very apparent in water, the increase in death rate in aquatic animals are rising every year. People under the poverty line are not able to have access to clean water increasing the rate of disease. This should be addressed by the government because, if pollution increases day by day, it can slowly start to affect everyone in the world, increasing the death rate. We, as the environmental and public works committee, believe that water pollution is affecting the nation and it is a growing effect that should be stopped/decreased.
Water pollution is caused by the harmful chemicals that are disposed into the ocean or other bodies of water and without adequate treatment to remove the harmful compounds, causing the build up water pollution in water. According to statistics, thirty-eight million tons of chemicals are believed to be dumped annually into water that can daily be used by us consumers for drinking of everyday living. Also, trash in the form of paper, aluminum, rubber, glass, plastic, and food are being disposed in some areas of the United States which can cause not only water pollution, but can tragically harm the innocent aquatic animals living in the ocean. According to research performed by Plymouth University, seven hundred different animals are being threatened by the water pollution caused by the simple
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With a few strict rules that everyone can follow and carry out, water pollution could come to a stop in the next two to three years. Some of the ways that water pollution can come to an end could be the reduction of plastic bags, prevent the amount of oils going down the sink, avoid disposing chemicals down the sink, and continually get your car checked. Although these are very limited options to limit water pollutions, following these methods can make a great impact to the

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