Presented by :
1) Environmental pollution
2) Air pollution
3) Acts related to air pollution
4) Role of individuals in prevention of pollution
5) Case study
Environmental protection is a practice
of protecting the natural environment
on Individuals , organizational or
governmental levels, for the benefits of
both the Natural environment &
To improve the quality of life by protecting the
Establishing environmental laboratories.
To protect the forest & wild life in the country .
To appoint environment officer to check
environmental protection .
Environmental Protection :
Ecosystem Approach .
That which surrounds , the total sum of the conditions of the surroundings with in
Which an organism , or group or an object exists .
Pollution: Any undesirable change in physical, chemical or biological
characteristics Of air , land , water.
Types Of Pollution :
Radio active pollution
Measures Of Environmental Pollution :
Avoid unnecessary or wasteful packaging of products.
Reuse carry bags .
Plant trees .
Walk or cycle where it is safe to do so .
Observe World Environment Day on 5th june .
Effects Of Environmental Pollution :
A. Effects on human health.
B. Effects on flora & fauna .
C. Effects on atmospheric & climatic changes .
D. Ozone layer .
E. Green House Effect.
F. Changing Weather Phenomena .
Environmental Laws :
I. General law .
II. Forest & Wildlife .
General law :
a) 1986 : The environment protection act.
b) 1989 : The objective of Hazardous waste .
Forest & wild life :
a) 1927 : The Indian forest act .
b) 1972 : The wildlife protection act .
c) 1980 : The forest conservation act .
a) 1897 : The Indian fisheries act .
b) 1970 : The merchant shipping act .
c) 1974 : The water prevention act
Any visible or invisible particle or gas
found in the air that is not part of the
original, normal composition.
Some primary air pollutants may react with one another
or with other chemicals in the air to form secondary air
Primary Air Pollutant : Harmful substance that
is emitted directly into the atmosphere.
Secondary Air Pollutant : Harmful substance
formed in the atmosphere when a primary air pollutant
reacts with substances normally found in the atmosphere or
with other air pollutants
Acid Deposition and Humans
Toxic metal leaching
Damage to structures, especially
Decreased productivity of fisheries,
forests, and farms
AIR POLLUTION ACT :
1948 : The factories act .
1981 : The Air prevention & control act.
1982 : The atomic energy act .
1988 : The motor vehicles act .
Ways to Reduce Air Pollution
Conserve energy - turn off appliances
and lights when you leave the room.
Recycle, glass bottles, cardboard, and
Connect your outdoor lights to a timer
or use solar lighting.
Wash clothes with warm or cold water
instead of hot.
Reduce the use of air conditioners.
Role of individuals
Enforce the law
Devices for filtering
Use More Efficient Transportation
Reduce Energy Consumption
Case Study: Radioactive Radon
found in Radon-222,
a radioactive gas
found in some soils
and rocks, can seep
into some houses
and increase the risk
of lung cancer. and
rocks, can seep into
some houses and
increase the risk of
Solutions: Preventing and Reducing
Clean Air Act
National Ambient Air Quality
Primary and secondary standards
Emission Trading Policy
We know that certain environmental conditions like
air , water,& food are essential for man , survival .
Apart from their availability their quality &
quantity must be assured according to men natural
& acquired capacity for sustenance progress in
industrialization has brought environmental hazards
such as air water & noise pollution . These have
caused many health problems & diseases.
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