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Air Pollution Name: _____ Reference: chapter 19 Wright, Environmental Science text chapter 19 Raven, Environment text Useful websites China Daily 2013-03-01 - Residents-urged-stay-indoors-air-quality-reaches-dangerous-levels-sandstorm- covers-Beijing.html Good pictures of the pollution India show in class very good pollution site. Learning Objectives: 1.Air-Pollution Essentials: Review normal atmospheric cleansing and the formation of Industrial and photochemical smog.2.Major Air Pollutants and Their Sources: Identify the variety and sources of the major air pollutants, and classify them as primary or secondary pollutants.3.Impacts of Air Pollutants: Investigate how air pollutants impact human health and cause damage to agricultural crops and natural ecosystems.4.Bringing Air Pollution Under Control: Summarize the ways that the Clean Air Act and its amendments, and regulations derived from them, have given the Environmental Protection Agency the responsibility of controlling air pollution5.Destruction of the Ozone Layer: Assess how chlorofluorocarbons and other gases have been implicated in the destruction of stratospheric ozone, and review the steps taken to bring back the ozone layer. (covered with climate change) Chapter 19: Air Pollution 1
Key Terms and Vocabulary: Air pollutants, hydroxyl radical (OH), industrial smog, photochemical smog, temperature inversion, atmospheric brown cloud (ABC), particulates, volatile organic compounds, carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, sulfur dioxide, lead, air toxics, primary air pollutants, secondary pollutants, ozone, peroxyacetyl nitrates, sulfuric acid, nitric acid, photochemical oxidants, acid deposition, acid, base, pH, acid precipitation, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, benzene, acid neutralizing capacity (ANC), Air Pollution Control Act, Clean Air Act Amendments of 1970 (CAA), ambient standards, criteria pollutants, National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS), maximum achievable control technology (MACT), Mercury and Air toxics Standards, catalytic converter, Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, Clean Air Interstate Rule (CAIR), Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR), cap-and-trade, chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), chlorine catalytic cycle, Montreal Protocol. Composition of the Atmosphere: It is a collection of gases held by gravity around the Earth.

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