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Air pollution is the introduction of chemicals, particulate matter, or biological materials that cause harm or discomfort to humans or other living organisms, or damages the natural environment, into the atmosphere.
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The Air Quality Index (AQI) or Pollutant Standard Index (PSI)) is a number used by government agencies to characterize the quality of the air at a given location. As the AQI increases, an increasingly large percentage of the...
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Air Pollution, addition of harmful substances to the atmosphere resulting in ... Acid Rain, form of air pollution ... Air pollution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia ...
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Learning modules for educators and students at the middle school through high school level.
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What is Air Pollution? Air is the ocean we breathe. ... It is therefore important to consider both indoor and outdoor air pollution. ...
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Invisible or not, air pollution can cause a lot of damage. Even a little air pollution can make your eyes burn and your head ache. ...
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New Study Links Air Pollution To Lung Cancer And Cardiorespiratory Deaths ... and was established in 1980 to serve as a referee on air pollution research. ...
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This also provides some suggestions that could be taken to reduce air pollution. ... Air pollution is a broad term applied to all physical (particulate matter) ...
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Air pollution has unhealthy effects on people, animals and plant-life across the ... Most air pollution is the result of energy consumption. ...
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The American Heart Association is deeply concerned about the potential effects of environmental air pollution on health and its relationship to heart disease and ...
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Outdoor Air Pollution. Cancer Epidemic: Symptom of an Unsustainable Society. Air Pollution Linked to Birth Defects. Inflammation is a Secret Killer ...
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Some air pollution is caused by natural sources, such as wildfires, volcanic ... Air pollution can also injure livestock and crops. ...
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US EPA Office of Air Quality Planning & Standards ... are some of the topics associated with air pollution emissions: Air Pollution Models and Estimation Tools ...
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... for controlling air pollution and radiation exposure. ... Noise Pollution. Toxic Air Pollutants. Cars & Light Trucks. Emission Sources ... Air ...
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Information about the possible health effects of air pollution from the American Academy of Family Physicians. ... Asthma > Air Pollution. Advanced Search ...
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Air pollution affects not only the air we breathe, but also our water. ... Collectively, mobile sources are a significant contributor to air pollution. ...
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... page is designed for students to teach them about air quality ... kinds of air pollution. ... Clean Air Act: ground-level ozone, particle pollution, carbon ...
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The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) is an agency of the U.S. Department of ... Air pollution is a major problem in modern society. ...
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The problem of air pollution is also found outside of major urban centers. Air pollution can be wide-ranging as well as persistent. ...
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