sci275_Appendix_D[1] - 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, and then respond to the questions that follow: Issue Sources Health/Environmental Effects Carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) Decay, Volcanoes, burning fossil fuels, Deforestation. As water warms, its ability to absorb CO2 is reduced. Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) Aerosol propellants, cleansing agents for electrical and electronic components, and foaming agents. Skin cancer, cataracts, and weakened immune systems. Ground-level ozone (O 3 ) Vehicle exhaust and industrial emissions, gasoline vapors, and chemical solvents. Permanent structural damage to the lungs, aggravated asthma, reduced lung capacity, and increased susceptibility to respiratory illnesses. Sulfuric acid (H 2 SO 4 ) Naturally in volcanic gasses, home and larger pool treatment, the disposal of automobile batteries, electroplating facilities, electronics, semiconductor and circuit board production, potato growers, and water
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This note was uploaded on 11/28/2010 for the course SCI 275 SCI 275 taught by Professor Lee during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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sci275_Appendix_D[1] - Axia College Material Appendix D Air...

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