Environmental Science for AP* (2nd Edition)

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1464108684
ISBN 13: 978-1-46410-868-6

Chapter 12 - AP Environmental Science Practice Exam - Section 1: Multiple Choice-Questions - Page 428: 2



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Matter can neither be created nor destroyed. This principle applies to this problem. When electricity is created by the burning of fossil fuels, pollutants are also released. No matter is lost. Humans rarely measure the amount of matter lost to pollution. Only electricity is measured.
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