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appendix_d - Axia College Material Appendix D Air Pollution...

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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 ) Coal, oil and gas in Power plants, automobiles, Industrial Facilities The gas is poison and if to much of it is inhaled it can become toxic. Plants need CO2 to complete photosynthesis Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) Man made chemicals, generally non-toxic and non flammable gasses that evaporate quickly Causes respiratory and cardiac functions, higher exposure of UV-B radiation, nonmelanoma and melanoma skin cancers, immuno suppression, and eye disorders Ground-level ozone (O 3 ) sunlight triggers  reactions between  nitrogen oxides and  volatile hydrocarbons Aggravation of asthma, sunburn, coughing, breathing difficulties, pneumonia, bronchitis Sulfuric acid (H 2 SO 4 ) Sulfur trioxide reacts with water Sulfur Oxides damage plants, and irritates the respiratory tracts of humans and other animals Note
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