The high density of automobiles, factories, and commercial enterprises in urban areas adds to airborne emissions, including particulate matter, various types of oxides, and hazardous volatile compounds. Phoenix City Council is worried that this pattern of population growth is beginning to rate a number of negative environmental, economic, and social consequences. These include deteriorating infrastructure, increasing traffic congestion, declining air and water quality, and the loss of open space.
The City Council has charged you with writing a report with recommended measures to fix the pollution issue. The City Council provides a budget of $18 million for tackling the environmental issues. Make decisions on the optimal measure for addressing the pollution management issue. Choose 4 of the 7 measures given below based on popular acceptance, budget use, and pollution reduction: . Pollution control legislation for point sources.