Properly dispose of any hazardous substances, such as used oil, antifreeze, and paint.
Learn about programs in your community for safe disposal of hazardous waste.
Section Check 4 Question 1 List some sources of nonpoint pollution. Nonpoint source pollutants can come from lawns, construction sites, roads, and farms. Answer NC: 3.07
Section Check 4 Question 2 Which of the following provides funds to communities and industries to limit their water pollution sources? A. Clean Water Act B. Environmental Protection Agency C. Federal Water Pollution Control Act D. The Rivers and Harbors Act NC: 3.08
Section Check 4 Answer The answer is A. The Clean Water Act provides federal funds to keep water sources free of pollution. NC: 3.08
Section Check 4 Question 3 Why is point source pollution easier to control than nonpoint source pollution? NC: 3.07
Section Check 4 Answer Point source pollution enters water from a specific location; therefore, the location of the pollution source is known. Nonpoint source pollution can come from a wide area and the source can be difficult to track down. NC: 3.07