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Summary #4 VI. Pollution Monday, July 7, 2008 Smoke fills Sacramento Valley yet again The Sacramento Valley has been filled with smoke from the 330 fires across Northern California. The air is going to get worse before it gets better. Possibly the hottest days of the year will arrive this week, with temperatures climbing to 105, 106, maybe even 107. These high temperatures are forcing sports leagues to cancel games and people to stay inside. Air quality officials encouraged people especially those with respiratory problems, to stay indoors. Normally, the smoky air blows out at night, but warmer nighttime temperatures are causing the
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Unformatted text preview: smoke to settle. Firefighters continued to battle the cause of the smoke, fires that so far have burned 8,438 acres and destroyed one building. This article relates to VI. Pollution on the AP Environmental Science Topic Outline. The smoke across California is polluting the air and affecting living ecosystems. People are forced to stay indoors, kids cannot play outside and animals are affected as well. The smoke is unhealthy for us to breathe and it is bad for our atmosphere....
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This note was uploaded on 10/01/2011 for the course ENVIRON 100 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at UC Irvine.

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