Topic 1.3 Introduction to Oak Estates

Oak Estates: Community Concerns

Residents of Oak Estates have expressed a number of health concerns related to their community.

Concern 1:
Some residents began noticing unpleasant odors in 1991.

Concern 2:
Residents wonder whether the air they breathe contains chemicals from the landfill.

Concern 3:
Residents wonder if chemicals from the landfill could be in the soil in their yards.

Concern 4:
Some residents question whether illnesses they now have might have been caused by chemicals from the landfill.

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