sci275_Appendix_D - Axia College Material Appendix D Air...

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Axia College Material Appendix D Air Pollution Chart After reviewing Ch. 8 and 9 of your text, complete the following table, then respond to the questions that follow: Issue Sources Health/Environmental Effects Carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) The combustion of fossil fuel like coal, oil and gas in power plants, automobiles, industrial facilities Carbon monoxide is poisonous and reduces the blood's ability to transport oxygen. Greenhouse gases contribute to air pollution that may endanger public health or welfare. Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) Found in Air conditioners, refrigerators as coolants and used in aerosol sprays. Can cause cancer indirectly .It’s destroying the ozone which is needed to absorb UVB rays which damages the living tissue of animal and plants in different ways. Ground-level ozone (O 3 ) It results from photochemical reactions between oxides of nitrogen and volatile organic compounds in the presence of sunlight. Interfers with the ability of sensitive plants to
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This note was uploaded on 07/30/2010 for the course PSY 220 taught by Professor Lind during the Fall '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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