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Air Pollution:

Air Pollution


Air Pollution Health Effects Chemicals Sources Natural Lung disease Cancer Heart Disease Anthropegenic Mobile Pollutants VOCs CO NO SO 2 PM Lead HNO₃ H 2 SO 2 Acid deposition Secondary Primary Smog Inversion

Clean Air Act:

Clean Air Act 1963 Monitoring and air pollution controls Law giving Environmental Protection Agency EPA authorization to enact National Ambient Air Quality Standards NAAQS Amended in 1970 and 1990 regulating mobile pollution and requiring permits.


Benefits Health Effects Less respiratory, heart, asthmatic problems Combat against climate change Less depletion of the ozone and protection from the UV


How can reduce air pollution? Automobiles Alternatives – biking, public transportation Cleaner Fuels Electric Cars Use environmentally friendly products Conserve energy

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