Chapter 20: Global Economic Challenges
"The Environmental Protection Agency"
Pollution is the contamination of air, water, or soil by the
discharge of poisonous or noxious substances. Pollution is
a problem that most countries face today. Pollution does not
occur on its own; it occurs because people and firms have
an incentive to pollute. If that incentive can be removed,
pollution will be less of a problem. In this activity, you
will learn more about prevention of pollution and the United
States Environmental Protection Agency.
Destination Title: The
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
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Start at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Web site.
Print a copy or read the articles on screen and answer the