Axia College MaterialAppendix DAir Pollution ChartAfter reviewing Ch. 8 and 9 of your text, complete the following table, and then respond to the questions that follow:IssueSourcesHealth/Environmental EffectsCarbon dioxide (CO2)Coal, oil and gas in Power plants, automobiles, Industrial FacilitiesThe gas is poison and if to much of it is inhaled it can become toxic. Plants need CO2 to complete photosynthesisChlorofluorocarbons (CFCs)Man made chemicals, generally non-toxic and non flammable gasses that evaporate quicklyCauses respiratory and cardiac functions, higher exposure of UV-B radiation, nonmelanoma and melanoma skin cancers, immuno suppression, and eye disordersGround-level ozone (O3)sunlight triggers reactions between nitrogen oxides and volatile hydrocarbonsAggravation of asthma, sunburn, coughing, breathing difficulties, pneumonia, bronchitisSulfuric acid (H2SO4)Sulfur trioxide reacts with water Sulfur Oxides damage plants, and irritates the respiratory tracts of humans and other animalsNote
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Sulfuric acid, Greenhouse gas, Sulfur dioxide, Air Pollution Chart