TOXIC POLLUTION

MAKE YOUR LOVE TOXIC, NOT OUR WATER!

Causes of Toxic pollution

  • Mining and Ore processing
  • Lead smelting
  • Lead-Acid battery recycling
  • Artisanal gold mining

Effects of Toxic pollution

  • Seafood contaminated by mercury can cause and nervous system damage in humans.
  • PCB(Polychlorinated Biphenyls) give children developmental problems if passed from seafood.
  • Dioxins are suspected to cause cancer in humans, but also cause genetic chromosal aberrations in marine life.

Solutions

  • Encourage waste companys to deposit their chemicals and waste proper ways.
  • Inform everyone of proper disposal of even day to day chemicals such as bleach, battery acid, etc.
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