earth day mini project

by EdwinAbreu809
Last updated 6 years ago

Social Studies

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earth day mini project

Lets go Green !Pollution became a big deal after World War II, due to radioactive fallout from atomic warfare & testing. After that, a non-nuclear event, The Great Smog of 1952 in London, killed at least 4,000 people.This got some of the first major modern environmental acts and laws, like The Clean Air Act of 1956.

1) 14 billion pounds of garbage are dumped into the ocean every year. Most of it is plastic2) Each year 1.2 trillion gallons of untreated sewage, stormwater, and industrial waste are dumped into U.S. water.3) Pollution is one of the biggest global killers, affecting over 100 million people. That’s comparable to global diseases like malaria and HIV.

In many places , including my town perth amboy , you see this in the waterfront !

There is many garbage pollution in US Waters , most is plastic.

This pic is describing one side with pollution and another side with no pollutuon

A lot of pollution comes from factories ...

Interesting Pollution Facts :


-Pollution is a big deal in the USA




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