Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 6 - Sections 6.1-6.10 - Exercises - Review Questions - Page 287: 31


Three major environmental problems associated with fossil fuel combustion are air pollution, acid rain, and global warming.

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Aside from the environmental concerns that arise with the combustion of fossil fuels, the collection process can also be damaging to the local environment. There have also been large-scale environmental disasters such as oil spills in the ocean that cause widespread, uncontrolled damage. Additionally, they are a non-renewable resource.
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