Air quality

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Air quality

  1. 1. By Jason Oliai
  2. 2. Causes Manufacturing Biogenic sources also known as natural pollutants Mobile sources such as cars Stationary sources such as homes
  3. 3. Effects on our environment Greenhouse effect Acid rain Damage to the ozone layer Climatic effects
  4. 4. Short term effects on thehealth of humans Short term affects include irritation to eyes, nose, throat, and upper respiratory infections such as bronchitis and pneumonia Headaches Nausea Allergic reactions
  5. 5. Long term effects on the healthof humans Chronic respiratory disease Lung cancer Heart disease Damage to the brain Nerves, liver, or kidneys
  6. 6. Preventing air pollution Not driving your car as much, or at least not driving alone (carpool) Plant trees and shrubs Reduce waste (reducing some manufacturing)
  7. 7. What the government is doingto help air quality Setting policies in communities and cities for smog changes in automobile manufacturing, fuel production and electricity generation
  8. 8. Bibliography http://www.lbl.gov/Education/ELSI/Frames/pollutio n-health-effects-f.html http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/general/theair.pdf http://www.epa.gov/socal/air/ http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/kgrenfell/people_ in_los_angeles_say_air_1.html Pictures from Google images

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