another major issue in the area of environment responsibility is pollution. water pollution results from toxic chemicals and raw sewage into rivers the burial of industrial waste in the ground and its filter into underground water pollutes water. water pollution problems are notable in industrial areas air pollution is usually the result of smoke another pollutants emitted by factories. acid rain has contributed to the deaths of many valuable forests land pollution is tied directly to water pollution. the chemicals and toxic waste that are dumped on the land eventually work their way into the water. land pollution results from the dumping of residential and industrial water. the disposal of industrial waste is the larger issue.