Check Point Atmospheric Issues

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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 ) Decay, Volcanoes, burning fossil fuels, Deforestation As water warms, its ability to absorb CO2 is reduced Is associated with global warming. Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) Aerosol propellants, cleansing agents for electrical and electronic components, and foaming agents It causes skin cancer, cataracts, and weakened immune systems. Ground-level ozone (O 3 ) Vehicle exhaust and industrial emissions, gasoline vapors, and chemical solvents It causes 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
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This note was uploaded on 03/04/2011 for the course CRT 205 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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