Quantcast

Got Homework?

Connect with other students for help. It's a free community.

  • across
    MIT Grad Student
    Online now
  • laura*
    Helped 1,000 students
    Online now
  • Hero
    College Math Guru
    Online now

Here's the question you clicked on:

55 members online
  • 0 replying
  • 0 viewing

mitchelsewbaran

A specific location in America has closed down several fossil fuel units and set up geothermal plants.Explain how this would affect the environment of the location.

  • one year ago
  • one year ago

  • This Question is Closed
  1. thomaster
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    There will be an initial environmental impact as the geothermal plant is set up. This involves road building, drilling, capping, piping and buildings. There may be an escape of various greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide and methane from the drilling, but these will be temporary. Electricity pylons will be needed to connect the geothermal power station to the main grid. When the plant is set up and working, the energy produced should easily cover the running costs and the environmental impact will be virtually nil.

    • one year ago
  2. mitchelsewbaran
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    thnx again

    • one year ago
    • Attachments:

See more questions >>>

Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.

spraguer (Moderator)
5 → View Detailed Profile

is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...

23

  • Teamwork 19 Teammate
  • Problem Solving 19 Hero
  • You have blocked this person.
  • ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...

Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.

This is the testimonial you wrote.
You haven't written a testimonial for Owlfred.