103 acid rain - OUTLINE: CLEAN AIR ISSUES 1. PARTS OF THE...

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OUTLINE: CLEAN AIR ISSUES 1. PARTS OF THE ATMOSPHERE & OTHER DEFINITIONS . 2. MAJOR USA LAWS. 3. ACID PRECIPITATION. 4. “CAP AND TRADE” SYSTEMS & OTHER SOLUTIONS. Suggested Reading: Dewey, S.H. 2000. Don’t breathe the air: air pollution & U.S. environmental politics. Texas A&M Press.
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COMPOSITION OF THE AIR: NITROGEN _______ OXYGEN _______ WATER VAPOR _______ CARBON DIOXIDE _______ OZONE _______ (so a component doesn’t have to be common to have an important effect)
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AEROSOLS DEFINITION: _____ _________________ _________________ _________________. Air pollution in the former East Germany, when industry burned a dirty form of coal called lignite.
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PARTS OF THE ATMOSPHERE STRATOSPHERE = ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ TROPOSPHERE = ____ ____________________ ___________________
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AIR POLLUTANTS CAN BE __________________________, CAN BE __________________________, DEFINITION: ____________________ _________________________________ _________________________________ _________________________________
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MAJOR CLEAN AIR LAWS 1. ____________________________ 2. 1970 AMENDMENTS TO CLEAN AIR ACT __________________________ 3. 1990 AMENDMENTS TO CLEAN AIR ACT ___________________________ _________________________________ _
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pH SCALES RANGES: _________ NEUTRAL: ________ _________________ LOW NUMBERS = ________________ HIGH NUMBERS = ________________
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ACID PRECIPITATION CAN FALL AS _____ _________________ NORMAL pH of STREAMS: ___________ ___________ DUE TO ACIDITY,, NOW, SOME STREAMS: ___________ Acid precipitation can eat away at buildings & statues
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