Unformatted text preview: fuel combustion and sulfur oxides produced primarily from coal-fired power plants. 5. Harmful effects of air pollution include various respiratory diseases, premature deaths, damage to plants, and materials such as buildings, cars, statues, etc. 6. We can reduce air pollution by reducing emission through the use of low-sulfur coal, shifting to less polluting fuels (e.g., coal to natural gas), removal of pollutants after combustion or lower emissions through the use of mass transit or alternative transportation, improving fuel efficiency, and tax incentives....
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- Spring '09
- Coal, Volcano, Acid rain, nitrogen oxides