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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 ) Burning of fossil fuels, and humans exhale it. headache, dizziness, nausea Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) Refrigerants(air conditioners) Respiratory discomfort, Respiratory distress, Global warming and ozone depletion. Ground-level ozone (O 3 ) cars and trucks Irritates eyes, respiratory tract; chest discomfort; aggravates asthma and other respiratory conditions. Sulfuric acid (H 2 SO 4 ) byproduct from manufacturing, electric power plants Aggravates respiratory tract; chest discomfort; aggravates asthma and other respiratory conditions. Note : Some pollutants may not have direct health effects. Choose one of the following atmospheric issues: air pollution, global warming, ozone depletion,
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Unformatted text preview: and acid deposition. Then, respond to the following: What air pollutants combine and contribute to this issue? o Carbon oxides, nitrogen oxides, sulfur dioxide, particulate matter, and hydrocarbons. Briefly describe the health and environmental problems caused by the selected atmospheric issue. o Some of the health problems are respiratory conditions are aggravated, Irritates eyes, headache, dizziness, nausea. Some of the environmental problems are Global warming and ozone depletion. Provide one key solution to help either reduce the effects or recover from the effects of the selected issue. o One of the key solutions to the problem of air pollutants are useless fossil fuel to operate our vehicles and heat our homes. SCI 275...
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This note was uploaded on 09/09/2011 for the course FINAL SCI230 taught by Professor Paige during the Winter '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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