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Air pollution

United States. Division of Air Pollution.

Air pollution

a national sample.

by United States. Division of Air Pollution.

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Published by [For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U. S. Govt. Print. Off.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Air -- Pollution -- United States -- Statistics.

    • Edition Notes

      GenreStatistics.
      SeriesPublic Health Service publication, no. 1562
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD883.2 .A512
      The Physical Object
      Pagination27 p.
      Number of Pages27
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5560677M
      LC Control Number67060254
      OCLC/WorldCa2321356

      And a house is a house for me! Save energy: Making electricity in conventional power plants generates pollution, so anything you can do to save energy will help to reduce pollution and global warming as well. Any gas could qualify as pollution if it reached a high enough concentration to do harm. If the wind generally blows in the same direction, the pollution can be systematically deposited on another city, region, or country downwind.

      As clear explanations are not always stressed in non-technical literature, care should be taken to distinguish between several forms of relevant diseases. Local air pollution Have you ever sat on a train with someone who suddenly decided to start cleaning or varnishing their nails? Women and girls, who do most of the cooking, are disproportionately affected — something Gardiner witnesses firsthand. Become an Advocate for Clean Energy.

      Cut out garden bonfires: Did you know that a garden bonfire can contain up to times as much of the cancer-causing chemical benzpyrene as cigarette Air pollution book With contributions from international experts in the field this volume is a valuable guide for researchers and clinicians in toxicology, medicine and public health as well as industry and government regulatory scientists involved in health protection. Don't smoke: Cigarettes contain an addictive chemical called nicotine that makes you want to go on smoking them. The human health effects of poor air quality are far reaching, but principally affect the body's respiratory system and the cardiovascular system. The Montreal Protocol of required that developed nations signing the accord not exceed CFC levels.


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