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Unformatted text preview: 2) B. EPA NAAQS PM 2.5 = 15.0 ug/m 3 (annually) C. Washington Park- 5.1-5.8 ug/m 3 < NAAQS standard D. PM or particulate matter are small particles that measure 2.5 micrometers or less in diameter. These particles come from many combustion sources and can influence ones health by inhaling air with these particles within. The particles are so small they can attach to deep areas in the lungs and irritate or damage the lungs. With the health risks associated with this they established ambient air quality standards to keep the public safe and healthy. E. ? F. There is no health risk that is associated with the current readings of particulate matter...
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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2010 for the course HORT 306 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.
- Spring '08